Aaron Neville , born January 24, 1941 in New Orleans, Louisiana, is a singer of American soul music.
Born on January 24, 1941 in New Orleans, singer R & B Aaron Neville was best known as a member of The Neville Brothers, but also for his work with composer / producer Allen Toussaint. He made his debut in 1965 with the hit song Tell It Like It Is, number one of the R & B charts in 1965. It was said of him that he had a golden voice. In 1989, he participated with his brothers Art and Cyril, to Daniel Lanois' Acadie album, he lends his voice to a reinterpretation of the classic gospell Amazing grace, in addition to choreographing The Maker. In the 1990s, Neville took a surprising turn and ventured into country music by recording a new version of a George Jones song. In 1994, he teamed with singer Trisha Yearwood for a Rhythm Country and Blues Session album promotion concert. The album has entered the top ten pop charts, R & B and country.
His band The Neville Brothers (Way Down in the Hole) was featured in the third season of The Wire.
He made an appearance in the TV series The Fires of Love in 2006.
He had a tattoo on his left cheek. He is a fervent Roman Catholic with a devotion to St. Jude.