Personalities | Al Green | Seventies | Rock

(Vocals, b. 1946)

An American soul and gospel singer, Reverend Al Green (he was ordained a pastor of the Full Gospel Tabernacle in Memphis in 1976) made his recording debut on Back Up Train (1967). His third album Al Green Gets Next To You (1970) was the start of a golden period when he recorded many of the songs for which he is best known – ‘Tired Of Being Alone’, ‘Let’s Stay Together’ and ‘Take Me To The River’.

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Source: The Definitive Illustrated Encyclopedia of Rock, general editor Michael Heatley


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