Credit: Sarah A. FriedmanR&B legend Aaron Neville has premiered a new track called “Stompin’ Ground” from his upcoming studio album, Apache.
The Grammy-winning singer tells Billboard that the horn-laden, head-swinging jam is “all about me growing up in New Orleans and a lot of the people that I ran across in my life.” Among the local musicians Neville name-checks in the tune are Fats Domino, Louis Armstrong, Professor Longhair and Mac Rebennack — a.k.a. Dr. John. Aaron says that the song is one of several tracks on Apache that were based on poems he’s written.
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