New Orleans music legend has died.
’New Orleans music and cultural legend Art Neville, who co-founded the Meters and Neville Brothers, has died. He was 81 years old.
“Poppa Funk,” as he was known, shaped the sound of New Orleans for half a century, reports nola.com’s Keith Spera. “In the latest blow for a New Orleans music community that had already lost Dr. John and Dave Bartholomew this summer, Neville died Monday after years of declining health.”…’
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