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Green, Al (b. Albert Greene)

(1946–  ) soul singer, songwriter; born in Forrest City, Ark. He sang in a gospel quartet with his brothers when he was nine, and at age 16 he formed the Soul Mates. In 1969 he began writing and recording for Hi Records. His hit "Tired of Being Alone" (1971) made him widely popular and was soon followed by several other hits. Returning to his gospel roots, in the late-1970s he became a church pastor and thereafter recorded and performed only religious music.
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ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan Ambassador to United States, Aizaz Chaudhry had a detailed interaction with Congressional Group comprising of Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, Congressman Al Green and Congressman Bato O'Rourke along with select community members during his first official visit to Houston.
WASHINGTON -- Pakistan Ambassador to United States, Aizaz Chaudhry had a detailed interaction with Congressional Group comprising of Congresswoman Sheila Jackson Lee, Congressman Al Green and Congressman Bato O'Rourke along with select community members during his first official visit to Houston.
Their new track Feel Like I Do features a chopped vocal track from legendary soul king Al Green.
Love and Happiness: Eros According to Dante, Shakespeare, Jane Austen, and the Reverend Al Green is influenced by the Christian tradition and a Christian understanding of love, by defining terms early into categories of eros, philia, and agape.
Graham, who has worked with Al Green, Percy Sledge and Freda Payne, scored six top 20 singles during her 1980s heyday.
The meeting was also attended by a member of the US Congress Al Green.
Mix in hella fortune cookies, a range of taste in ramen flavors, the smooth sounds of Al Green and Curtis Mayfield, and a sick fascination with the anime comic Naruto, and we got ourselves .
BIRTHDAYS: Edward Fox, actor (pictured), 75; Al Green, soul singer, 66; Peabo Bryson, singer, 61; Peter Davison, actor, 61; Garry Kasparov, former chess champion, 49; Rick Schroder, actor, 42.
But put him on a bill with Al Green, perhaps the greatest living soul singer in the world, worthy of comparison with Sam Cooke, Otis Redding and Marvin Gaye, and the former Doobie Brother comes out very much as Soul Brother Number 2.
Mitchell, who has died, aged 81, after suffering a heart attack, could also be described as a star-maker, as he launched the career of the legendary Al Green.
Merseyside police officer Al Green uses his holiday time every year to take a different group away.