Place Covered: New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana
Copyright Holder: Louisiana Educational Television Authority
Date Issued: 1994-06-16
Subjects: Neville, Aaron, 1941- | Music | Rhythm and blues music | Singers | Neville Brothers | Ronstadt, Linda
- Weill, Gus Host
- Fowler, Ken Producer
- Neville, Aaron Interviewee
This episode of the series “Louisiana Legends” from June 16, 1994, features an interview with Aaron Neville conducted by Gus Weill. Neville, a native of New Orleans, is a Grammy Award-winning Rhythm and Blues singer. He discusses: growing up in the Calliope projects of New Orleans; his relationship with his brothers; being part of a show business family; his Grammy win; life on the road; his work with singer Linda Ronstadt; his social activism work on the issues of hunger and homelessness; playing a show at Tipitina’s; and the New Orleans audience.