My True Story - Aaron Neville
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  • Summary: The first release on Blue Note for the R&B/Soul singer co-produced by by Keith Richards and Don Was covers some of the classic doo-wop songs that influenced his works.
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  1. Jan 25, 2013
    80
    My True Story sits right in the middle of it all, nostalgic but beautiful, distinctive but connected.
  2. Jan 22, 2013
    80
    What sets this collection of doo-wop and early rock era tunes apart from the jaded pack is Neville's peerless voice and crystal clear passion for the material.
  3. Jan 22, 2013
    80
    [An] engaging, likable, thoroughly listenable, and indeed, sing-along album. [Feb 2013, p.96]
  4. Jan 22, 2013
    70
    He shines brightest on the slower material.
  5. Jan 25, 2013
    70
    Ultimately, My True Story is a smooth, mostly laid-back, and soulful recording by Neville.
  6. Jan 22, 2013
    70
    It's a tasteful genre exercise that employs old-fashioned conventions with strategic license.
  7. Jan 24, 2013
    60
    This is a joyful and respectful collection. [Feb 2013, p.107]

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