Livin' for You (song)

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"Livin' for You"
Single by Al Green
from the album Livin' for You
B-side "It Ain't No Fun to Me"
Released December, 1973
Format 7" single
Genre Soul
Length 3:12
Label Hi Records
Writer(s) Al Green & Willie Mitchell
Producer(s) Willie Mitchell
Al Green singles chronology
"Here I Am (Come And Take Me)"
"Livin' for You"
"Let's Get Married"

"Livin' for You" is a song recorded by Al Green and co-written by Green and Willie Mitchell. It was the title track of Green's 1973 album Livin' for You. Released as a single in December of that year, it eventually became Green's fourth single to reach the number one spot on Billboard's R&B Singles Chart, but his first without the involvement of drummer Al Jackson, Jr., who had reunited with his former group, Booker T. & the MG's. The single also reached the number nineteen spot on Billboard's Pop Singles Chart. [1]

Preceded by
"I've Got to Use My Imagination" by Gladys Knight & the Pips
Billboard's Hot Soul Singles number one single
January 26, 1974
Succeeded by
"Let Your Hair Down" by The Temptations


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 230. 

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