Al Green: Love, Happiness And Convictions
David Nathan, Blues & Soul, 29 April 1975
2008 introduction: Known as the "Prince Of Soul," Al Green had built up a strong audience thanks to a string of hit singles and best-selling albums. In 1973, he was involved in a much-publicized incident when a woman he knew poured hot grits on his back while he was bathing. David stayed away from the subject in his first memorable interview with Al when he mentioned that if he hadn't gone into music, he'd have been a preacher... In person interview at The Essex House in New York City April 1975
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