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Aaron Neville

Aaron Neville in concert, 2007
Background information
Born (1941-01-24) January 24, 1941 (age 75)
Origin New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Genres R&B, soul, country, gospel, jazz, pop
Occupation(s) Singer, musician
Instruments Vocals
Years active 1960–present
Labels Par-Lo, Curb, A&M, Chordant, EMI, Burgundy
Associated acts Neville Brothers, Linda Ronstadt
Website aaronneville.com

I always loved Sam Cooke, because he seemed very versatile. He sang gospel, soul, blues, pop music.
Aaron Neville
I was raised Catholic, but my father's people were Methodist, so we went to both churches.
Aaron Neville
Me and my partners had been stealing cars for a while.
When you were a kid, a day was a long time and a year was a long time.
When I record something, I'll take a drive and just listen.
I really like listening to music in my car.
Every morning I wake up and thank God.
It's a 360-degree sound experience. Like you're in the middle of the band. A lot of people have the technology to play the format, so why not put it out there. It sounds great.
Aaron Neville
If you had told me I'd be making 62 tomorrow, I'd say you were lying.
Aaron Neville
We lived together as kids, and now we're taking care of each other as men.
Aaron Neville
The extras are a nice bonus feature, but the main incentive is the musical experience.
Aaron Neville
I feel it was just a few years ago I was running around in short pants.
Growing up my mother played Sarah Vaughan and Nat Cole in the house regularly.
Aaron Neville
I just sing. You have to use it.
My friends and I were wild and we liked to joy-ride.
I always tell people I want to see the world through His eyes, and I want people to see Him in me.
Aaron Neville
I was very surprised when I heard that I had been chosen to receive the James Cardinal Gibbons Award.
Aaron Neville
Until I went to rehab, I didn't understand what it did.
I sing around the house, in the shower.

Every morning I wake up and thank God.
So now I have a collection of poetry by Aaron Neville and I give it to people I want to share it with. I'd like to publish it someday.
Aaron Neville
I think things happened the way they did for a reason.
So I went in front of the judge, and I had my St. Jude prayer book in my pocket and my St. Jude medal. And I'm standing there and that judge said I was found guilty, so he sentenced me to what the law prescribed: one to 14 years.
Aaron Neville
I owe it all to Jesus.
But I knew if I ran I'd never be able to sing, so I had to take my punishment.
Aaron Neville