Happy Birthday to Al Green. ‘Al(leluia) Green’

This day (April 13, 1946), in Forrest City, Arkansas, is born Albert Greene a.k.a. Al Green, an American gospel and soul music singer.

VIDEO DIGEST

Digest Tracklist :

I’m still in love with you . How Can You Mend A Broken Heart . I’m still in love with you . How Can You Mend A Broken Heart . w/ Ann Nesby – Put It On Paper . Gospel According Al Green . Lets Stay Together (2010) . w/ Ben E. King, Teddy Pendergrass, Chuck Jackson, Brian Mcknight – Stand By Me (1993) . w/ Annie Lennox – Put A Little Love In Your Heart (1988) . L-O-V-E (1975) . On The David Frost Show (1972) . Tired Of Being Alone (1973 ) . For The Good Times Love And Happiness .

TOP 10

Al Green Top 10 :

Let’s Stay Together . Tired Of Being Alone . Love And Happiness . Here I Am (Come And Take Me) . I’m Still In Love With You . Take Me To The River . How Can You Mend A Broken Heart . Call Me (Come Back Home) . You Ought To Be With Me . I Can’t Get Next To You .

SELECTED ALBUMS

Released on January 31, 1972, Lets Stay Together is an album by Al Green. >>

Released in April, 1973, Call Me is the sixth album by Al Green. >>

Released on October 23, 1972 , I’m Still in Love with You is the fifth studio album by Al Green. >>

Lay It Down by Al Green is a studio album produced by Ahmir Questlove Thompson and James Poyser, both of The Roots and released on May 27, 2008. >>

MORE VIDEOS

[1995] Bruce Springsteen, Chuck Berry, John Mellencamp, Martha Reeves, Bon Jovi, Eric Burdon, Melissa Etheridge, Al Green, Pretenders, Soul Asylum, Iggy Pop, Lou Reed, Sheryl Crow, Larry Graham, George Clinton, The P. Funk All Stars, The Kinks, Jerry Lee Lewis, Bob Dylan, The Allman Brothers Band, Slash, Boz Scaggs, Aretha Franklin and more. They all take part in the Concert For Rock & Roll Hall of Fame for the opening of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame at Cleveland Municipal Stadium in Cleveland, OH >> 145 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1993] Chuck Jackson, Ben E. King, Al Green, Teddy Pendergrass and more celebrate soul music during the Apollo Hall of Fame Concert held at Apollo Theater in New-York City >> 22 MINUTES on RVM >>

[1988] Miriam Makeba, Hugh Masekela, Sting, George Michael, Eurythmics, Graham Chapman, Lenny Henry, Al Green, Joe Cocker, Jonathan Butler, Freddie Jackson, Ashford & Simpson, Fry and Laurie, Wet Wet Wet,Joan Armatrading, Paul Carrack, Fish, Paul Young, Curt Smith, Tears For Fears, Bryan Adams, Bee Gees, Jackson Browne, Aswad, Sly & Robbie, Peter Gabriel, Maxi Priest,UB40, Tracy Chapman, Simple Minds, Derek B, Stevie Wonder, Fat Boys, Chuby Checker, Jessye Norman. They all take part in the Nelson Mandela 70th Birthday Tribute at Wembley Stadium, London >> 261 MINUTES on RVM >>

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Wikipedia : This day (April 13, 1946), in Forrest City, Arkansas, is born Albert Greene a.k.a. Al Green, an American gospel and soul music singer.

Official Site :

@ allmusic : Al Green was the first great soul singer of the ’70s and arguably the last great Southern soul singer. With his seductive singles for Hi Records in the early ’70s, Green bridged the gap between deep soul and smooth Philadelphia soul.

@last.fm : In 1969, Al Green met bandleader and HI Records vice president Willie Mitchell while on tour in Midland, Texas. Impressed with Green’s voice, he signed the singer to HI Records, and began collaborating with Al on his debut album

@Discogs : He started his career as Al Greene but has used the name Al Green since the late 1960s. Al Green has also been a pastor at Memphis’ Full Gospel Tabernacle since 1976.

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