Editors’ Notes From the late '70s on, The Neville Brothers tapped New Orleans' melting-pot musical past to boldly redraw the contours of funk and R&B. Spacey early cuts such as “Washable Ink” leafed lovingly through jazz and folk motifs, and 1989's “Yellow Moon” mingled pop and reggae impulses. Before convening their sibling ensemble, Art Neville laid down wiry, much-sampled funk classics like “Cissy Strut” in The Meters and paid tribute to the music of the Mardi Gras Indians in The Wild Tchoupitoulas, while Aaron Neville cut sensitive, slow-burn soul sides like 1966's “Tell It Like It Is” and 1973's groove-laden “Hercules.”

SONG
ALBUM
Yellow Moon
4:03
 
Brother John
3:34
 
Tell It Like It Is (From "Tequila Sunrise")
2:42
 
Hey Pocky A-way
4:06
 
Bird on a Wire
5:00
 
Fire On the Bayou
4:10
 
Sister Rosa
3:29
 
Sitting in Limbo
4:11
 
Look-Ka Py Py
3:18
 
Mardi Gras Mambo
2:13
 
Brother Blood
4:34
 
Fever (Live At Tipitina's, September 24, 1982)
5:25
 
Big Chief (Live At Tipitina's, September 24, 1982)
5:22
 
Congo Square
5:16
 
With God on Our Side
6:36
 
Meet De Boys on the Battlefront
3:22
 
Hercules
4:14
 
Cissy Strut
3:06
 
Hey Hey (Indian Comin)
4:00
 
4:48
 
Mojo Hannah (Live At Tipitina's, September 24, 1982)
5:16
 
Washable Ink
4:01
 
Ain't No Sunshine
3:45
 

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