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Al Green’s Secular Comeback Was Made Complete With Lay It Down

Al Green’s Secular Comeback Was Made Complete With Lay It Down

Al Green’s return-to-form ‘Lay It Down’ arrived a decade ago this month with new hip-hop producers and a bevy of guest R&B singers – but it was no sell out.

Something Else! Reviews on the 2011 Blues Music Awards winners

The 32nd annual Blues Museum Awards ceremony was held Thursday night at the Memphis Cook Convention Center. Produced by the Memphis-based Blues Foundation, the event belonged to Buddy Guy.

One Track Mind: Al Green, "Tired of Being Alone" (1971)

One Track Mind: Al Green, "Tired of Being Alone" (1971)

You made out to Al Green. It’s what worked. Only later, did you realize all that had gone on in those records, starting with this — Green’s first charting hit, “Tired of Being Alone.” His is a voice that whips around, like a sparrow, from flat-footed baritone — all silky-smooth grace and twinkling smile — to burning, yearning falsetto. HeRead More

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