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Encyclopedia > Let's Stay Together (song)

"Let's Stay Together" is a song by Al Green on his 1972 album of the same name. It reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100, and remained on the chart for 16 weeks. The song later appeared on the soundtrack to Pulp Fiction. It was ranked the 60th greatest song of all time by Rolling Stone magazine. [1]. Al Green may refer to: Al Green (musician) Al Green (politician) This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... See also: other events of 1972 list of years in music 1970s in music // January 17 - Highway 51 South in Memphis, Tennessee is renamed Elvis Presley Blvd January 20 - Pink Floyd debuts Dark Side of the Moon during a performance at The Dome, in Brighton, but due to technical difficulties... Lets Stay Together is a 1972 album by Al Green, and also the name of a well known track from the album. ... The Billboard Hot 100 is the United States music industry standard singles popularity chart issued weekly by Billboard magazine. ... Soundtrack refers to the recorded sound accompanying a visual medium such as a motion picture, television show, or video game. ... It has been suggested that Im gonna get medieval on your ass be merged into this article or section. ... Rolling Stone is an American magazine devoted to music, politics and popular culture. ...

It was later covered by Tina Turner on her Private Dancer album, and served as her comeback single in 1984, it charted at #6 in the UK (1 place higher than Al Green's in the UK) and #26 in the USA. It has also been covered by Michael Bolton, Michelle Williams of Destiny's Child, as well as by At Last on the first season of America's Got Talent, who performed it a cappella. In popular music, a cover version, or simply cover, is a new rendition (performance or recording) of a previously recorded song. ... Tina Turner (born Anna Mae Bullock on November 26, 1939) is a Grammy Award-winning American pop/rock singer, Buddhist and occasional actress. ... Private Dancer was Tina Turners breakthrough solo album after splitting from her husband and performing partner, Ike Turner. ... Bolton on his Bolton Swings Sinatra album cover Michael Bolton (born Michael Bolotin in New Haven, Connecticut, February 26, 1953) is an American pop, rock and adult contemporary singer-songwriter known for his soft rock ballads and powerful singing voice. ... Tenitra Michelle Williams (born July 23, 1980 in Rockford, Illinois) is one-third of the R&B supergroup Destinys Child. ... Destinys Child was a Grammy Award-winning American R&B girl group. ... At Last is a hip hop a cappella (also known as hiphopapella) group from Los Angeles, California. ... Americas Got Talent is an American television show on NBC. The talent show is a search for Americas next best amateur talent act. ... A cappella music is vocal music or singing without instrumental accompaniment, or a piece intended to be performed in this way. ...

Preceded by
"American Pie" by Don McLean
Billboard Hot 100 number one single (Al Green version)
February 12, 1972
Succeeded by
"Without You" by Nilsson

American Pie is an eight-and-a-half minute long classic rock song by singer-songwriter Don McLean, about the day the music died. Recorded in 1971 and released that year on the album of the same name, it was a number-one U.S. hit in 1972. ... Don McLean is an American singer-songwriter, most famous for his 1971 ballad American Pie. ... The Billboard Hot 100 is the United States music industry standard singles popularity chart issued weekly by Billboard magazine. ... This is a list of number-one hits in the United States by year from the Billboard Hot 100. ... February 12 is the 43rd day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar. ... 1972 (MCMLXXII) was a leap year starting on Saturday. ... Without You is a song originally recorded by Badfinger for their album No Dice (1970), and written by Pete Ham and Tom Evans and produced by Geoff Emerick. ... Harry Nilsson Harry Edward Nilsson III (June 15, 1941 – January 15, 1994) was an American songwriter, singer, pianist and guitarist, most popular during the 1960s and 1970s. ...

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