Thursday, November 15, 2012

Aaron Neville Taping PBS Special to Promote "My True Story"

Photo: Sarah A. Friedman
Aaron Neville will be releasing his album of handpicked songs that influenced his musical style, My True Story, on January 22 via Blue Note Records. The Keith Richards and Don Was produced album includes includes covers of such classics as Money Honey, Gypsy Woman, Tears on My Pillow, Under the Boardwalk and Goodnight My Love.

To promote the album, Neville will be shooting a special concert for PBS on November 28 for broadcast in March. Joining him at New York's Brooklyn Bowl will be Greg Leisz on guitar (Beck, Sheryl Crow, Bob Dylan, Ryan Adams), George G. Receli on drums (Bob Dylan, James Brown), Tony Scherr on bass (Bill Frisell, Norah Jones, Rufus Wainwright), Charles Neville on saxophone (Neville Brothers) and also featuring Michael Goods on organ/piano and Joel Katz, David Johnson and Earl Smith, Jr. on background vocals. The concert will also feature special guests including Eugene Pitt of the Jive Five (who co-wrote the album's title song), and Dickie Harmon from the Del-Vikings.

Fans can obtain a free download of the album track Ting A Ling for the next month at Neville's website, http://aaronneville.com/.

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