Livin' for You

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Livin' for You
Livinforyou.jpg
Studio album by
ReleasedDecember 6, 1973 (1973-12-06)
Recorded1973
StudioRoyal Recording Studios, Memphis, Tennessee
GenreSoul
Length39:12
LabelHi
ProducerWillie Mitchell
Al Green chronology
Call Me
(1973)
Livin' for You
(1973)
Al Green Explores Your Mind
(1974)
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
Allmusic3.5/5 stars[1]
Christgau's Record GuideA[2]
Blender5/5 stars[3]
Rolling Stone(favorable) (1973)[4]
4/5 stars (2004)[5]

Livin' for You is the seventh album from soul musician Al Green. Released in 1973 it includes the hit title track and "Let's Get Married." The album cracked the Top 25 in the Billboard Pop Albums chart and was the fourth album from the artist to peak at #1 on the Soul Albums chart.

Track listing[edit]

Side one
  1. "Livin' for You" (Al Green, Willie Mitchell) - 3:12
  2. "Home Again" (Green) - 3:59
  3. "Free at Last" (Green) - 3:30
  4. "Let's Get Married" (Green) - 5:36
  5. "So Good to Be Here" (Green, Michael Allen) - 2:47
Side two
  1. "Sweet Sixteen" (Green) - 3:30
  2. "Unchained Melody" (Alex North, Hy Zaret) - 5:35
  3. "My God Is Real" (Green, Kenneth Morris)- 2:43
  4. "Beware" (Green) - 8:20

Personnel[edit]

Technical
  • Vince Biondi - art direction
  • Tom Daly - cover illustration

Later samples[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Livin' for You at AllMusic
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert (1981). "Consumer Guide '70s: G". Christgau's Record Guide: Rock Albums of the Seventies. Ticknor & Fields. ISBN 089919026X. Retrieved February 24, 2019 – via robertchristgau.com.
  3. ^ Blender Archived 2010-12-28 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ Rolling Stone
  5. ^ Hoard, Christian (November 2, 2004). "Review: Livin' for You". The New Rolling Stone Album Guide: 345–346.