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Aaron Neville, American Musician ( January 24, 1941 - )

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Be honest, be nice, be a flower not a weed.~Aaron Neville

Flower Nice Honest

I think things happened the way they did for a reason.~Aaron Neville

Think Reason Way

Every morning I wake up and thank God.~Aaron Neville

Morning God Thank God

I was raised Catholic, but my father's people were Methodist, so we went to both churches.~Aaron Neville

Father Religion People

I sing around the house, in the shower.~Aaron Neville

House Sing Shower

I was very surprised when I heard that I had been chosen to receive the James Cardinal Gibbons Award.~Aaron Neville

Award Chosen Cardinal

I always tell people I want to see the world through His eyes, and I want people to see Him in me.~Aaron Neville

Eyes World People

My friends and I were wild and we liked to joy-ride.~Aaron Neville

Friends Wild Were

I owe it all to Jesus.~Aaron Neville

Jesus Owe

I always loved Sam Cooke, because he seemed very versatile. He sang gospel, soul, blues, pop music.~Aaron Neville

Music Soul Loved

When you were a kid, a day was a long time and a year was a long time.~Aaron Neville

Time Day Long

So now I have a collection of poetry by Aaron Neville and I give it to people I want to share it with. I'd like to publish it someday.~Aaron Neville

Poetry People Want

It's a 360-degree sound experience. Like you're in the middle of the band. A lot of people have the technology to play the format, so why not put it out there. It sounds great.~Aaron Neville

Technology Experience

I really like listening to music in my car.~Aaron Neville

Music Car Listening

Me and my partners had been stealing cars for a while.~Aaron Neville

Me Stealing Partners

Until I went to rehab, I didn't understand what it did.~Aaron Neville

Understand Rehab Until

So I went in front of the judge, and I had my St. Jude prayer book in my pocket and my St. Jude medal. And I'm standing there and that judge said I was found guilty, so he sentenced me to what the law prescribed: one to 14 years.~Aaron Neville

Law Book Prayer

Through the years, I found we had Native American blood in us. My great-grandmother came from the island of Martinique, and they hooked up with the Native Americans of Louisiana.~Aaron Neville

American Blood Island

It's up to God to do the judging. You haven't walked in my boots, so how are you going to judge me?~Aaron Neville

God Me You

The first time I recorded without Allen Toussaint, I wanted to do doo-wop. Everything I've done since then has got some kind of doo-wop essence in it.~Aaron Neville

Time Everything Done

'Yellow Moon' was a poem. My wife at the time, Joel - she's dead now - it was our 25th anniversary. She had the chance to go on a cruise with her sister. And I'm home with the kids and looking up, and I saw the big moon, and I just started writing.~Aaron Neville

Wife Time Anniversary

My favorite prayer is Footprints in the Sand. You know that prayer? I know the times that he carried me, you know? I kind of wore him out.~Aaron Neville

Prayer Me You

Every day, some act of kindness comes my way, even if it's just someone opening the door. It happens every day if you keep an eye out for it. Keeping an eye out, that's the key.~Aaron Neville

Kindness Day Eye

You've just got to sing, do some kind of singing every day. Early mornings and cold weather can mess with that. I drink special teas with cayenne pepper, but I think you're psyching yourself out, really.~Aaron Neville

Day Weather Yourself

I am very honored and excited to have 'Devotion' released as the first DVD Audio disc... surround sound is amazing... The music comes alive and is so vibrant - it's unlike anything you've ever heard before!~Aaron Neville

Music I Am Amazing

When I'm singing, it's a mixture of my innocence in the projects, my mom and dad. It's all the good and the bad, the laughs and the frowns that I went through and seen other people go through. Then you be trying to write it. Whatever's coming out, you try and make it all cool.~Aaron Neville

Mom Good Dad