Al Green discography

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This discography is of the albums and singles released by American R&B/soul singer Al Green.

Albums[edit]

Studio albums[edit]

Year Album Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
Record label
US
[1]
US
R&B

[1]
US
Gos

[1]
CAN
[2]
UK
[3]
1967 Back Up Train[A] 162 37 Hot Line
1969 Green Is Blues 19 3 28 Hi
1971 Al Green Gets Next to You 58 15
1972 Let's Stay Together 8 1 26
I'm Still in Love with You 4 1 27
  • US: Platinum[4]
1973 Call Me 10 1
Livin' for You 24 1 56
1974 Al Green Explores Your Mind 15 1 16
1975 Al Green Is Love 28 1
1976 Full of Fire 59 12
Have a Good Time 93 12
1977 The Belle Album 103 29
1978 Truth n' Time 44
1980 The Lord Will Make a Way Myrrh
1981 Higher Plane 62
1982 Precious Lord
1983 I'll Rise Again 4
The Christmas Album
1984 Trust in God 10
1985 He is the Light 11 A&M
1987 Soul Survivor 131 25 1
1989 I Get Joy 60 13
1990 From My Soul Arrival
1992 Love Is Reality 29 Word/Epic
1993 Don't Look Back RCA
1995 Your Heart's in Good Hands 57 MCA
2003 I Can't Stop 53 9 193 Blue Note
2005 Everything's OK 50 19
2008 Lay It Down 9 3 88
"—" denotes the album failed to chart or was not certified
  • A Album credited to Al Greene.

Live album[edit]

Year Album Peak chart positions Record label
US US
R&B
UK
1981 Tokyo Live Hi
"—" denotes the album failed to chart

Compilation albums[edit]

Year Album Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
Record label
US
[1]
US
R&B

[1]
US
Gos

[1]
CAN
[2]
UK
[3]
1975 Al Green's Greatest Hits 17 3 27 18
  • US: 2× Platinum[4]
  • UK: Silver[5]
Hi
1977 Al Green's Greatest Hits, Volume II 134 33
1980 Cream of Al Green Cream
1988 Hi Life: The Best of Al Green 34
  • UK: Silver[5]
K-tel
1991 One in a Million Sony Music
1992 The Supreme Al Green: The Greatest Hits 41 Hi
1995 Al Green's Greatest Hits (reissued version) 127 34 The Right Stuff
1997 Anthology Capitol
1998 More Greatest Hits 78 The Right Stuff
Hi and Mighty: The Story of Al Green (1969-1978) Hi
1999 True Love: A Collection Music Club
2000 Greatest Gospel Hits 25 The Right Stuff
The Hi Singles A's and B's Hi
Take Me to the River 186 98 The Right Stuff
2001 Testify: The Best of the A&M Years A&M
The Very Best of Al Green Music Club
2002 L-O-V-E: The Essential Al Green 18
  • UK: Silver[5]
Hi
2003 The Love Songs Collection 91 64 The Right Stuff
2004 Absolute Best 100
The Immortal Soul of Al Green
2005 Love & Happiness: The Very Best of Al Green 146
  • UK: Silver[5]
Music Club
2006 The Millennium Collection: The Best of Al Green A&M
2007 The Definitive Greatest Hits 46 19 Hi
2008 What Makes the World Go 'Round? 196 Starbucks
"—" denotes the album failed to chart or was not certified

Singles[edit]

Year Title Peak chart positions Certifications
(sales thresholds)
Album
US
[6]
US
R&B

[6]
US
A/C

[6]
CAN
[2]
UK
[3]
1967 "Back Up Train" [B] 41 5 63 Back Up Train
1968 "Don't Hurt Me No More" [C] 127
"A Lover's Hideaway" [C]
1969 "Want to Hold Your Hand" Non-album single
"One Woman" Green Is Blues
1970 "You Say It" 28 Al Green Gets Next to You
"Right Now, Right Now" 23
"I Can't Get Next to You" 60 11
1971 "Driving Wheel" 115 46
"Tired of Being Alone" 11 7 36 4
"Let's Stay Together" 1 1 36 14 7 Let's Stay Together
1972 "Look What You Done for Me" 4 2 27 44 I'm Still in Love with You
"I'm Still in Love with You" 3 1 33 35
"Guilty" 69 29 Back Up Train
"You Ought to Be with Me" 3 1 28 12 Call Me
1973 "Hot Wire" 71 Back Up Train
"Call Me (Come Back Home)" 10 2 60 Call Me
"Here I Am (Come and Take Me)" 10 2 73
"Livin' for You" 19 1 49 Livin' for You
1974 "Let's Get Married" 32 3 55
"Sha-La-La (Make Me Happy)" 7 2 28 15 20 Al Green Explores Your Mind
1975 "L-O-V-E (Love)" 13 1 14 24 Al Green Is Love
"Oh Me, Oh My (Dreams in My Arms)" 48 7 90
"Full of Fire" 28 1 62 Full of Fire
1976 "Let It Shine" 16
"Keep Me Cryin'" 37 4 94 Have a Good Time
1977 "I Tried to Tell Myself" 101 26
"Love and Happiness" 104 92 I'm Still in Love with You
"Belle" 83 9 The Belle Album
1978 "I Feel Good" 103 36
1979 "To Sir, with Love" (A-side) 71 Truth n' Time
"Wait Here" (B-side) 58
1987 "Everything's Gonna Be Alright" 22 Soul Survivor
1988 "Put a Little Love in Your Heart" (with Annie Lennox) 9 2 28 Scrooged
1989 "As Long as We're Together" 15 I Get Joy
"The Message Is Love" (with Arthur Baker) 84 38 Merge
1991 "Leave the Guns at Home" (with Arthur Baker) 69 Give in to the Rhythm
1993 "Love Is a Beautiful Thing" 56 Don't Look Back
1995 "Your Heart's in Good Hands" 47 Your Heart's in Good Hands
2002 "Put It on Paper" (with Ann Nesby) 44 Put It on Paper
2003 "Love Iz" (with Erick Sermon) 80 React
2004 "I Can't Stop" 97 I Can't Stop
2005 "Perfect to Me" 115 Everything's OK
2008 "Stay with Me (By the Sea)" (with John Legend) 49 Lay It Down
"Lay It Down" 111
"Take Your Time" (with Corinne Bailey Rae) 122
"—" denotes the single failed to chart or was not certified
  • B Single credited to Al Greene & the Soul Mates.
  • C Single credited to Al Greene.

Movie/television soundtracks[edit]

Other[edit]

In 2009, Al Green, along with Heather Headley, released a version of the song "People Get Ready" on the compilation album, Oh Happy Day.[8]

In 2011, Time Life released his March 3, 1973 Soul Train performance of "Love and Happiness" on The Best of Soul Train Live.[9][10]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f "US Albums Charts > Al Green". Billboard. Retrieved 2012-07-23. 
  2. ^ a b c "CAN Charts > Al Green". RPM. Retrieved 2012-07-23. 
  3. ^ a b c "Chart Log UK (Gina G – GZA)". zobbel.de. Retrieved 2013-09-18. 
  4. ^ a b c d e f g "US Albums Certifications > Al Green". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved 2012-07-23. 
  5. ^ a b c d e f "UK Certified Awards Search > Al Green". British Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 2012-07-23. 
  6. ^ a b c "US Singles Charts > Al Green". Billboard. Retrieved 2012-07-23. 
  7. ^ a b c d e f g h "US Singles Certifications > Al Green". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved 2012-07-23. 
  8. ^ "Jon Bon Jovi, Queen Latifah go gospel for "Day"". Reuters. March 27, 2009. 
  9. ^ '"The Best of Soul Train Live at AllMusic
  10. ^ The Best of Soul Train Live (booklet). Time Life. 2011.