Music: Hail to The New Orleans Chiefs!

The Neville Brothers catch the magic rhythms of the city

You can hear them in the movies. You can even hear them on the radio. And it's about time. The Neville Brothers' new album Brother's Keeper is yet another superb session of musical crossbreeding; nothing unusual there. It also contains a witchy reworking of Leonard Cohen's Bird on a Wire, which haunted the sound track of the Mel Gibson-Goldie Hawn movie and initiated a course of well-deserved popular success for this magical New Orleans group.

Brother Aaron, perhaps their pivotal voice, had his own breakthrough some months back singing a duet with Linda Ronstadt on the No. 2 hit Don't Know...

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