Happy Birthday to Al Green, Born April 13, 1946
vocalist and producer Willie Mitchell developed made Al Green the most popular and influential soul Please join the Albumism team in celebrating Al Green’s musical legacy and share your personal memories of him with us in the comments below! Born: April 13, 1946 Biography (via AllMusic): Al Green was an R&B group, Al Green & the Creations, with several of his high-school friends. Two Creation members Please join the Albumism team in celebrating Al Green’s musical legacy and share your personal memories of him with us. Happy Birthday to Al Green, Born April 13, 1946 Al Green subsequent singles failed to find an audience. In 1969, Al Green met bandleader and Hi Records vice
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 45 Years of Al Green’sAl Green Gets Next to You’
inadvertent) peek into Al Green’s future. “You Say It,” “Right Now, Right Now,” and “All Because” round out universes, Al Green was carving out his own little space, rooted in Memphis, Tennessee. BUY Al Green’s Al Green Gets Next to You via Amazon | iTunes LISTEN: Happy 45th Anniversary to Al Green’s Al Green Gets Next to You, originally released August 14, 1971 Al Green TRIBUTE: Celebrating 45 Years of Al Green’sAl Green Gets Next to You’ name Al Green from a proper noun into a verb which defined his unique sound. Green’s sound can be Green’s Al Green Gets Next to You LP, but to witness the beginning of an incredibly prolific run as
STREAM: Disclosure Aim to Get You in the ‘Moog For Love’ with Surprise New EP
effort by lifting Al Green’s 1972 classic “I’m Still in Love with You” to glorious effect. Stream Moog The 3-track follow-up to the duo’s 2015 sophomore album ‘Caracal' incorporates deep house alongside soulful samples of George Benson & Al Green.
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featuring Al Green – "Feel Like I Do” From Moog For Love EP | Amazon | iTunes [20] Wye Oak – "If You
Happy 70th Birthday to Ann Peebles, Born April 27, 1947
still in the process of shifting the label from country to R&B (and had not yet discovered Al Green), immediately who defined Willie Mitchell's legendary Memphis soul label Hi Records, along with Al Green and
Happy Birthday to Tina Turner, Born November 26, 1939
of Al Green's "Let's Stay Together," hit the Top 30 early in 1984. Second single "What's Love Got
Happy Birthday to Berry Gordy, Born November 28, 1929
Al Green), owner of the Flame Show Bar Talent Club, where he met the singer Jackie Wilson. In 1957 -Mercury plant, but his family connections put him in touch with Al Green (no relation to the singer
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 20 Years of Ghostface Killah’s Debut Album ‘Ironman’
stories about robberies. First there’s “260,” where over a grooving loop of Al Green’s “You Ought to track, trading verses over a sample from Al Green’s “Gotta Find a New World.” Ghost takes the album
Happy Birthday to Maxwell, Born May 23, 1973
performed Al Green's "Simply Beautiful" as part of that year's BET Awards. A handful of intimate gigs
Happy Birthday to Sade Adu, Born January 16, 1959
outside of the music business. She listened to Ray Charles, Nina Simone, Al Green, Aretha Franklin
Happy Birthday to D’Angelo, Born February 11, 1974
likes of Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Prince, Curtis Mayfield, and Al Green, D'Angelo's influences didn't
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of Lenny Kravitz’s ‘Mama Said’
empathetic Kravitz on bended knees, filtering Al Green’s spirit through Robert Plant’s screeching pipes
Happy Birthday to Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson, Born January 20, 1971
more recently, Al Green, Amy Winehouse, and John Legend. He is a member of the production teams the
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of Above the Law’s ‘Black Mafia Life’
, meshing Al Green’s “Love and Happiness” with the horns from Prince’s “Housequake.” “Process of
Happy Birthday to Billie Joe Armstrong, Born February 17, 1972
ten. Armstrong formed Sweet Children in 1987 with bassist Mike Dirnt. The group's name became Green Day in 1989, and Al Sobrante (drums) joined the band, eventually replaced by Tre Cool. Green Day's
INTERVIEW: Rhys Lewis Shares His Heart and Soul Through Song
learning more of the old soul and funk stuff, like Stevie Wonder, James Brown, Al Green, Marvin Gaye
Remembering Sam Cooke Today on What Would Have Been His 87th Birthday (Born 1/22/31)
At the Copa album, released in 1965. Otis Redding, Al Green, and Solomon Burke, among others
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 25 Years of Massive Attack’s Debut Album ‘Blue Lines’
selected samples (Billy Cobham, Funkadelic, Al Green, Isaac Hayes, etc.), dense dub rhythms
TRIBUTE: Celebrating 20 Years of Tony! Toni! Toné!’s ‘House of Music’
Southern soul that has Saadiq channeling the ferocity and flair of Al Green during his Hi Records peak
The Storm is Over: Mary J. Blige’s Road to ‘No More Drama’
-produced “PMS.” Reusing the melody and riffs of Al Green’s endearing 1972 classic “Simply Beautiful
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