Another segment of Honky Tonk radio show from back in the mid 70's when Charlie talked to Art Neville about his musical career prior to the Neville Brothers forming. Fascinating insights into the music world of New Orleans and great records including Allen Toussaint, The Meters, Jerry Byrne and Chris Kenner.
Art Neville (born December 17, 1937) is an American singer and keyboardist from New Orleans. Neville is a part of one of the most famous musical families of New Orleans, the Neville Brothers. He was also a founding member of The Meters, and also continues to play with the spinoff group the Funky Meters along with his son Ian on guitar. As a session musician, he has played on recordings by many notable artists from New Orleans and elsewhere, including LaBelle (on "Lady Marmalade"), Paul McCartney, Lee Dorsey, Dr. John and Professor Longhair. Art's daughter, Arthel Neville is a journalist and television personality.