We pick the top five best songs from soul singer, Al Green.
5. You Ought To Be With Me (1972)
Released from Green’s album, Call Me, the single spent a week at number one on the Hot Soul Singles chart in America. It was also successful on the pop chart, peaking at number three on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart in late 1972.
4. I'm Still In Love With You (1972)
I'm Still in Love With You Released from the album of the same title. The single spent two weeks at number one on the Hot Soul Singles chart in August 1972. It also peaked at number three on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart. It’s gone on to be one of Green’s most popular songs.
3. Look What You Done For Me (1972)
The song was released as a single in March 1972, in advance of the album I'm Still in Love with You. Billboard ranked it as the 55th most successful song for 1972. Which we’re guessing it considered relatively impressive.
2. Let's Stay Together (1971)
Let's Stay Together reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100, and remained on the chart for 16 weeks and also topped Billboard's R&B chart for nine weeks. It was Green's most successful song in the UK, reaching number seven in the chart.
1. Tired Of Being Alone (1971)
Tired of Being Alone reached number 11 on the Billboard Hot 100 and number seven on the Hot Soul Singles Chart. It wasn't as successful in the UK, but still reached number 19 in the chart.