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New Orleans, Louisiana, USA (1977 – present)

The Neville Brothers are a unique American R&B group formed in 1977 in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA by four siblings who had grown up on Valence St in Uptown New Orleans. Each brother had faced some hard life choices and taken an individual musical path with mixed success before eventually bonding & joining forces together to create a very successful touring and family recording act of their own.

Led by keyboardist Art Neville, and his younger brothers Charles, Aaron & Cyril they first officially collaborated in 1976 in New Orleans, Louisiana as The Wild Tchoupitoulas to honor the Mardi Gras Indian legacy of their uncle George Landry.

Since then they have jointly released numerous albums on various label under the name The Neville Brothers, and have toured the world to wide acclaim spreading a spirited and soulfully blended sound that combines R&B, Reggae, Gospel and Funk influences in a spicy sonic gumbo that’s deeply rooted in their creole New Orleans heritage.

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  • luckystoned

    groovy guys :)

    22 Mar 2012 Reply
  • Splif4dХитрый+Лось

    21 Jul 2011 Reply
  • reagan0

    Listening to The Meters as I write this. Funky! Look-Ka Py Py!

    6 Sep 2010 Reply
  • blenderwithrope

    All who love this would also love "The Meters" aww shit, check it out!!

    23 Mar 2010 Reply
  • Black999Death

    these guys are great been into them since i was a young kid saw them live in australia aswelll few years back :)

    17 Feb 2010 Reply
  • senorcorazon

    Great musicians, great songs ;-)

    14 Aug 2009 Reply
  • richardsonja

    Just listening to them recorded live at Boulder Theatre, Boulder CO, April 18, 2008 - pretty dam cool man!

    18 May 2009 Reply
  • pollepet

    They are the absolutely masters in that everlasting Rock'n'Roll-Circus.

    28 Apr 2009 Reply

    finally found Way Down in the Hole, my favourite version of The Wire theme!

    3 Mar 2009 Reply
  • LondonLouis

    With God on our side: brilliant version of the Dylan song. I had a couple of their LPs and remembered them fondly. They are holding up very well.

    19 Dec 2008 Reply
  • LondonLouis

    Bird on a Wire is another superb track. Great vocals. Great arrangement.

    19 Dec 2008 Reply
  • LondonLouis

    A Change is Gonna Come ... seriously good.

    19 Dec 2008 Reply
  • PhilipKDick

    A Change Is Gonna Come ... Oh Yes It Came !

    18 Dec 2008 Reply
  • devilsrancher

    I've seen 'em live too many times to count. One of the best live acts ever. Saw them 2 nights in a row one time, and they didn't repeat a single song on night 2. Impressive.

    14 Aug 2008 Reply
  • WilliamNl

    Why? Watch: Promo Vid: ‘’ Why Joining Sonny Landreth Group!” See you there as member soon!? ~Will : - )

    27 Apr 2008 Reply
  • WilliamNl

    Hello,.. you might like the group Sonny Landreth, WHY?: Lots of really nice music stuff activity overthere! NOT Only Sonny : - ) The group introduced his own Music Newspaper! You can read the “GOT SLIDE” Newspaper headlines directly on Top of their mainpage etc! Hopefully you will join this Group. Click here for a look : Sonny Landreth Group

    27 Apr 2008 Reply
  • AuroraMusic

    Ain't no sunshine when she's gone; only darkness every day

    20 Jan 2008 Reply
  • Ulvund

    <3 Neville Brothers + Wyclef

    25 Mar 2007 Reply
  • magicwindow

    Can someone hook me up with their version of 'Way Down in the Hole'? I can't find it anywhere, and it is ballin'.

    14 Mar 2007 Reply
  • Primordeum

    Love their version of The Wire theme tune, Way Down In The Hole

    27 Feb 2007 Reply
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