Soulful Serenades: Al Green’s Top Songs That Define an Era

Al Green’s musical legacy is a treasure trove of soulful serenades that have defined an era and continue to resonate with audiences today. Let’s delve into some of his biggest top 40 hits and explore the emotions and magic they bring to life.

Biggest Top 40 Hits

Let’s Stay Together 1972 (#1 for 1 Week)

A timeless classic that soared to the #1 spot, “Let’s Stay Together” is an anthem of enduring love. Al Green’s velvety voice and heartfelt lyrics make this song an ultimate choice for weddings and romantic moments.

You Ought to Be with Me 1973 (#3)

This soulful gem, reaching #3 on the charts, exudes Al Green’s signature charm. It’s a plea for love and commitment, showcasing his remarkable vocal prowess and emotional depth.

Tired of Being Alone 1971 (#11)

Al Green’s plaintive vocals in this hit song, though it reached #11, capture the essence of loneliness and longing. It’s a raw and honest portrayal of the yearning for companionship.

Look What You Done for Me 1972 (#4)

At #4 on the charts, this song radiates gratitude and joy. Al Green’s performance is a celebration of love’s transformative power, making it a feel-good classic.

I’m Still in Love with You 1972 (#3)

Another soulful hit at #3, this song is a declaration of unwavering love. Al Green’s velvety crooning and heartfelt lyrics evoke the deep emotions that love can bring.

Timeless Songs Beyond the Charts

From chart-toppers to hidden gems, Al Green catalog is a treasure trove of musical excellence. Let’s explore some of their other classic tunes.


  • I Can’t Get Next to You


  • Hot Wire
  • Call Me (Come Back Home)
  • Here I Am (Come and Take Me)
  • Livin’ for You


  • L-O-V-E (Love)
  • Oh Me, Oh My (Dreams In My Arms)
  • Full of Fire


  • Put a Little Love in Your Heart


  • Guilty


  • Let’s Get Married
  • Sha-La-La (Make Me Happy)


  • Keep Me Cryin’


  • Belle