Green Is Blues is an Al Green album from 1969.
Bestway Products Inc. pressing denoted by "-BW" suffixes in label matrices and "Bestway" script stamped in runouts. B1 is misspelled "Gotta Find A New Yorld" on the back cover. Matrix, Runout (Matrix A, on label): SLH-608-BW.
Al Green - I Stand Accused 3:19. Al Green - Tomorrow's Dream (Official Audio) 2:23. Green Is Blues 1970 - Al Green 40:46. Talk To Me - Al Green, Green Is Blues 2:02. My Girl - Al Green, Green Is Blues 2:50. Al Green - One Woman 3:06. One Woman - Al Green, Green Is Blues 3:00.
It was Morrissey who once sang 'reissue repackage, re-evaluate the songs, double pack with a photograph extra track and a tacky badge' in reference to the re release, but there are two ways of looking at this form of media, they can either be seen as a cynical marketing ploy by a profit hungry record company simply cashing in on a former.
Al Green's 2nd album, 1970's "Green Is Blues" is a nice mix of stylish covers and a couple originals. The Right Stuff label has reissued this Hi release with a 4 bonus tracks, remastering and doing a nice job technically with this release. Talk to Me" has Green's swinging soul groove that is sure to set your hips in motion. Green's cover of Smoky Robinson's "My Girl" is a soft gentle rendition, then the horns come in to punch up the mix. "The Letter" is a slow smoker as Green milks his romantic longing.
Green Is Blues is an Al Green album from 1969. Upon the album's '40th Anniversary' re-release as a digital deluxe package in July 2009, noted soul writer Pete Lewis of the award-winning 'Blues & Soul' stated: "Significant for matching for the first time Green's soulful refined vocal brilliance with the skilful production of co-writer/producer Willie Mitchell and the tight arrangements of Memphis' renowned Hi Rhythm Section, the. album ushered in a new era for "The Memphis Sound" - effectively kick-starting a studio partnership between Green and Mitchell that would see.
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|A2||Talk To Me||3:03|
|A5||I Stand Accused||3:12|
|B1||Gotta Find A New World||2:22|
|B2||What Am I Gonna Do With Myself||2:22|
|B4||Get Back Baby||2:10|
|SHL 32055||Al Green||Green Is Blues (LP, Album, Bes)||Hi Records||SHL 32055||US||1969|
|SHL 32055||Al Green||Green Is Blues (LP, Album, RE)||Hi Records||SHL 32055||US||1972|
|SHA-U 139||Al Green||Green Is Blues (LP, Album, Promo, RE)||London Records||SHA-U 139||Germany||1973|
|SHL 32055||Al Green||Green Is Blues (LP, Album)||Hi Records||SHL 32055||Canada||1969|
|9357-8000||Al Green||Tired Of Being Alone (LP, Album, RE)||Hi Records||9357-8000||Canada||1977|