Al Green Let's Stay Together 180g LP
A classic Al Green title remastered and pressed on 180g Vinyl!
Let's Stay Together was originally released in 1972 and was the follow-up to "Al
Green Gets Next To You". The album peaked at number eight on the pop albums
chart and number one on the soul album chart. It marked the beginning of Green's
classic period of critically acclaimed albums.
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. He
incorporated elements of gospel, interjecting his performances with wild moans
and wails, but his records were stylish, boasting immaculate productions that
rolled along with a tight beat, sexy backing vocals, and lush strings. The
distinctive Hi Records sound that the vocalist and producer Willie Mitchell
developed made Al Green the most popular and influential soul singer of the
early 1970s, influencing not only his contemporaries, but also veterans like
Marvin Gaye. Green was at the peak of his popularity when he suddenly decided to
join the ministry in the mid-'70s. At first, he continued to record secular
material, but by the '80s, he was concentrating solely on gospel. During the
late '80s and '90s, he occasionally returned to R&B, but he remained primarily a
religious performer for the rest of his career. Nevertheless, Green's classic
early '70s recordings retained their power and influence throughout the decades,
setting the standard for smooth soul.
"The honey-voiced Green made some of the most visionary soul music of the
Seventies" - Rolling Stone
• Limited Edition
• 180g Vinyl
1. Let's Stay Together
2. La-La For You
3. So You're Leaving
4. What Is This Feeling?
5. Old Time Lovin'
6. I've Never Found a Girl
7. How Can You Mend a Broken Heart?
9. It Ain't No Fun To Me