Art Neville

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Arthur Lanon Neville (December 17, 1937 – July 22, 2019) was an American singer-songwriter and keyboardist. He was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. Neville was a part of The Neville Brothers. He was a founding member of The Meters. He also played with the spinoff group The Funky Meters.

Neville performed with singers Labelle (on "Lady Marmalade"), Paul McCartney, Lee Dorsey, Robert Palmer, Dr. John and Professor Longhair.

Neville died at the age of 81 on July 22, 2019 from a long-illness.[1]

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  1. Spera, Keith (July 22, 2019). "New Orleans legend Art Neville, founder of the Meters and Neville Brothers, dies at 81". The Times-Picayune. Retrieved July 22, 2019.