Al Green Biography (Wikipedia)
Albert Leornes Greene (born April 13, 1946), often known as The Reverend Al Green, is an American singer, songwriter and record producer; he is best known for recording a series of soul hit singles in the early 1970s, including "Take Me to the River", "Tired of Being Alone", "I'm Still in Love with You", "Love and Happiness", and his signature song, "Let's Stay Together". After an incident in which his girlfriend committed suicide, Green became an ordained pastor and turned to gospel music. He later returned to secular music.
Green was inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1995. He 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 is the winner of 11 Grammy Awards, including the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. He has also received the BMI Icon award and is a Kennedy Center Honors recipient. He was included in the Rolling Stone list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time, ranking at No. 65, as well as its list of the 100 Greatest Singers, at No. 14.
- Al Green is inducted into the Singers Hall of Fame on Sunday Night with Michael Ballhttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p031gt2x.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p031gt2x.jpg2015-09-06T19:51:00.000ZAl Green is inducted into the Singers Hall of Fame on Sunday Night with Michael Ballhttps://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p031gt4l
Al Green is inducted into the Singers Hall of Fame on Sunday Night with Michael Ball
- The Funk & Soul Years - 1973https://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02mzb88.jpghttps://ichef.bbci.co.uk/images/ic/240x135/p02mzb88.jpg2015-03-28T19:00:00.000ZCraig takes you back to 1973 for The Funk & Soul Years, with tracks from Al Green, Ann Peebles and The Ohio Players.https://www.bbc.co.uk/music/audiovideo/popular/p02mzbb1
The Funk & Soul Years - 1973
Al Green Tracks