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PHOTOS: New Orleans says goodbye to Art “Poppa Funk” Neville

The legendary musician died at the age of 81.

Rain didn’t stop New Orleans from celebrating the life of Art “Poppa Funk” Neville Wednesday at a memorial service in Rhodes Funeral Home in Central City.

Members of the Neville family could be seen among mourners in the street during a second line that immediately followed the service, paying homage to the late member of The Meters.

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