Al Green is one of the most important gifted musicians in the world of Soul. His distinctive voice and remarkable ear for music easily puts him at the top of bomb ass Soul singers. 😈
Al’s music was sooo damn good. So it’s obvious that the younger generations appreciates his incomparable discography.
Albums Released: Back Up Train, Green Is Blues.
Al crossed paths with legendary Memphis producer Willie Mitchell, signed to hi records & the rest is history.
Albums Released: Al Green Gets Next to You, Let’s Stay Together, I’m Still in Love with You, Call Me, Livin’ For You, Al Green Explores Your Mind, Al Green Is Love, Full of Fire, Have A Good Time, The Belle Album, Truth n’ Time.
The 70s saw great success for Al! His cover of The Temptations “I Can’t Get Next to You” which was a R&B hit. He kept the momentum going with “Tired of Being Alone,” which was his first million selling record!
His follow up record Let’s Stay Together secured the bag, & his influence in soulful music. The album “Let’s Stay Together” began the era of classic albums from Al!
Albums Released: The Lord Will Make a Way, Higher Plane, Precious Lord, I’ll Rise Again, The Christmas Album, Trust In God, He Is The Light, Soul Survivor, I Get Joy.
During the 80s decade, Al went towards a more gospel sound, which is DEEPLY rooted and is a huge influence in his R&B catalog.
In the late 80s, Al saw success with a duet with Annie Lennox for the Scrooged soundtrack!
Al’s Soul Survivor album was everything & then some!
Albums Released: From My Soul, Love Is Reality, Don’t Look Back, Your Heart’s in Good Hands.
Al returned back to his roots in the 90s, & it was about time for him to show the new school what time it was!
Albums Released: I Can’t Stop, Everything’s OK, Lay It Down.
Al’s collaboration with Ann Nesby (Put It on Paper) is an automatic CLASSIC.
Willie Mitchell reunited with Al for his 27th album, and it was worth the wait.
Al Green is the last of a dying breed.
For decades, Mr. Green has defined the sound of soul & gospel music. He will forever be one of the Kings of Soul. Give him an abundance of flowers. -MJ