You Ought to Be with Me

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"You Ought to Be with Me"
Single by Al Green
from the album Call Me
Released 1972
Format 7" single
Genre Soul
Length 3:19
Label Hi Records
Writer(s) Al Green, Al Jackson, Jr, Willie Mitchell
Certification Gold
Al Green singles chronology
"You Ought to Be With Me"
"Hot Wire"

"You Ought to Be with Me" is a song by Al Green. Released from his album, Call Me, the single spent a week at number one on the Hot Soul Singles chart. It was also successful on the pop chart, peaking at number three on the Billboard Hot 100 singles chart in late 1972.[1] It sold over one million copies and was certified gold by the RIAA.

Chart positions[edit]

Charts Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 3
U.S. Billboard Hot Soul Singles 1


  1. ^ Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 237. 
Preceded by
"If You Don't Know Me by Now" by Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes
Billboard Best Selling Soul Singles number-one single
December 2, 1972
Succeeded by
"Me and Mrs. Jones" by Billy Paul

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