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'Soul Survivor': On Al Green, Coming to Terms With His Powers

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.

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Al Green: Lay It Down

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.

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Various Artists: Slow Jams for Christmas

Recipe for a romantic Christmas -- light the candles, pop the bubbly, hang the mistletoe, and play this CD.

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Al Green: The Definitive Greatest Hits

If your Al Green collection is bare, let The Definitive Greatest Hits be the perfect excuse for you to correct that issue.

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Culver/Judge Inauguration 2007 feat. Reverend Al Green

Apparently, the good Rev had been waiting for a special invitation to come to Iowa. When he finally got one, it was from the governor’s office, no less.

Steven Horowitz
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Al Green: Back Up Train

By no means does this brief, half-hour album musically measure up to Green's unparalleled '70s work, but because Green became the artist he did, it's an interesting document nonetheless.

Jordan Kessler
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Al Green: Everything's OK

While the world is fortunate for having a delightful new Al Green album, and we're all glad his life is in order, Everything's OK lacks the conflicted passion that was the hallmark of his greatest music.

David Marchese
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