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Sting, Al Green Among 2014 Kennedy Center Honorees

The ceremony will be broadcast Dec. 30 on CBS.

09/04/2014

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Why Video of President Obama’s ‘Let’s Stay Together’ Cover Got Pulled

President Obama famously sang a few lines of Al Green’s “Let’s Stay Together” at a January fundraising event – a cover heard ’round the world, thanks to the power of YouTube. However, music rights management company BMG isn’t exactly pleased with the viral footage of Obama’s “Let’s Stay Together,” a song they own.

07/19/2012

President Obama Speaks At The Port Of Tampa

Obama On “Let’s Stay Together” Performance: “I Wasn’t Worried About Being Able To Hit Those Notes”

Video capturing President Obama’s appearance at a fundraiser at the Apollo Theater back in January “went viral,” though for reasons that had nothing to do with his political policies. In front of Reverend Al Green […]

04/26/2012

You Can Have a Ringtone of President Obama Singing . . . Courtesy of President Obama

PRESIDENT OBAMA sang the first line of AL GREEN’S “Let’s Stay Together” at a campaign fundraiser last week . . . and now he’s had it turned into a RINGTONE.  I gotta say, he sang […]

01/24/2012

President Obama Channels His Inner Al Green

Here’s a fun trivia question: how many US Presidents have sung in public?    And, I’m not talkin’ about the Star-Spangled Banner.  I can name one for certain: Barack Obama.  Just yesterday, he broke into […]

01/20/2012

Al Green Digs Into His Archives With ‘Love Ritual: Rare And Unreleased (1968-76)’

[lastfm]Al Green[/lastfm]’s music is so ubiquitous, it’s hard to go a single day without hearing one of his classics, like “Let’s Stay Together,” “Tired of Being Alone” or “Love and Happiness.” Still an active touring […]

07/06/2010

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