Al Green Gets Next to You

Al Green Gets Next to You is the 3rd studio album by American soul singer Al Green, released August 14, 1971.

Al Green Gets Next to You
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Cover art for all editions, including the U.S. vinyl edition (pictured)
Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 1971 (US) August 14, 1971 (1971-08-14) (UK)
Recorded1970–71
GenreSoul
Length33:19
LabelHi
ProducerWillie Mitchell
Al Green chronology
Green Is Blues
(1969)
Al Green Gets Next to You
(1971)
Let's Stay Together
(1972)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic4.5/5 stars[1]
Blender5/5 stars[2]
Christgau's Record GuideA[3]
Rolling Stonefavorable[4] & 5/5 stars[5]

Track listingEdit

  1. "I Can't Get Next to You" (Barrett Strong, Norman Whitfield) – 3:52
  2. "Are You Lonely for Me, Baby?" (Bert Berns) – 4:02
  3. "God Is Standing By" (Johnny Taylor) – 3:14
  4. "Tired of Being Alone" (Al Green) – 2:43
  5. "I'm a Ram" (Green, Mabon "Teenie" Hodges) – 3:53
  6. "Driving Wheel" (Roosevelt Sykes) – 3:04
  7. "Light My Fire" (Robbie Krieger, Jim Morrison, Ray Manzarek, John Densmore) – 3:59
  8. "You Say It" (Green) – 2:57
  9. "Right Now, Right Now" (Al Green) – 2:53
  10. "All Because" (Green, Hodges) – 2:42
  11. "Ride, Sally Ride" – (bonus track)
  12. "True Love" – (bonus track)
  13. "I'll Be Standing By" – (bonus track)

Later samplesEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Al Green Gets Next to You at AllMusic
  2. ^ Blender Archived 2010-12-28 at the Wayback Machine
  3. ^ Christgau, Robert (1981). "Consumer Guide '70s: G". Christgau's Record Guide: Rock Albums of the Seventies. Ticknor & Fields. ISBN 089919026X. Retrieved February 24, 2019 – via robertchristgau.com.
  4. ^ Rolling Stone 1973
  5. ^ Rolling Stone 2003