al green The Hi Records Singles Collection (3 CD set, £7.95)label: fat possum
A collection compiling all of the Hi Record singles, plus 5 bonus tracks. The story of Al Greenís recordings at Hi Records is the story of a family learning to communicate. Itís the story of blood brothers - Charles Leroy and Teenie Hodges - and the story of soul brothers - Albert Greene, Willie Mitchell, Hubby Mitchell and Howard Grimes. Plus a horn section. And backing vocalists. And strings and others too, including us - the audience - as we fall in love with the groove they fell into. This 3 CD set compiles together all of 26 singles, both A and B sides, that Al Green recorded for Hi from 1969 until 1978. Also included are five bonus tracks that have found huge favour among fans but did not originally feature as singles. Bonus Tracks: How Can You Mend A Broken Heart, Take Me To The River, Simply Beautiful, I'm A Ram, The Letter.
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