Al Green

Born 13 April 1946.
Al Green

Biography

Albert Greene (born April 13, 1946), better known as Al Green or Reverend Al Green, is an American singer, best known for recording a series of soul hit singles in the early 1970s, including "Tired of Being Alone", "I'm Still In Love With You", "Love and Happiness" and his signature song, "Let's Stay Together". Inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1995, Green was referred to on the museum's site as being "one of the most gifted purveyors of soul music". He has also been referred to as "The Last of the Great Soul Singers". Green was included in the Rolling Stone list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time, ranking at No. 66.

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BBC Reviews

  1. Review of Lay it Down

    Lay it Down 2008

    Reviewed by Chris Jones
    Al Green will still be knocking 'em dead both in the chapel and the concert halls...
  2. Review of Everything Is OK

    Everything Is OK 2005

    Reviewed by Martin Longley
    ...the drama of his voice is diminished by the dullness of the musical setting.
  3. Review of I'm Still In Love With You

    I'm Still In Love With You 1972

    Reviewed by David O'Donnell
    Green's masterpiece
  4. Review of Let’s Stay Together

    Let’s Stay Together 1972

    Reviewed by Daryl Easlea
    The zenith of Green’s collaborations with Hi Records and producer Willie Mitchell.