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The Best Albums of 2008
18 Dec 2008 // 5:00 PM
PopMatters presents our 60 best albums of 2008, highlighted by the return of British trip-hop legends and some infectious American indie rock by way of the Cascade Mountains.
The Best R&B of 2008
18 Dec 2008 // 3:00 PM
From true legends to notable newcomers to acts in mid-career stride, the year's best R&B is much more than what your local Top 40 radio station would have you believe.
'Soul Survivor': On Al Green, Coming to Terms With His Powers
12 Sep 2017 // 9:00 PM
This book is a compelling and exhaustively detailed account of a man at peace with his life, a man who may... be pleased with a final exit that sees him keeling over dead in mid-sermon.
Lee Fields & The Expressions: Faithful Man
18 Mar 2012 // 6:00 PM
Soul Man Lee Fields continues to show his allegiance to classic R&B.
Al Green: Lay It Down
27 May 2008 // 6:01 PM
Leave it to a seasoned veteran from the red dirt of Arkansas to deliver not only the Soul album of the year, but remind us that artistic excellence is still attainable in this age of mediocrity.
Al Green is always touching up his work
17 Nov 2008 // 11:05 PM
"Man, I wish the Derby was going on while I was there," said the Rev. Al Green of his upcoming performance in Kentucky. "We could
Soul legend Al Green lets his voice be heard on a variety of topics
6 Aug 2007 // 9:41 PM
Al Green's voice is hoarse. Not just a little rough, mind you, but harsh, grating, rasping. Can this man struggling to speak into the phone