Quote: "I want to record an album with him. When I saw him sing that Al Green song I was amazed." Veteran singer Lulu is keen to team up with U.S. President Barack Obama on a record after hearing his rendition of Let's Stay Together at a fundraiser earlier this year (12).
Fact: U.S. President Barack Obama's brief rendition of Al Green's Let's Stay Together at a New York City fundraiser last week (19Jan12) has boosted sales of the soul classic by 490 per cent. It sold more than 16,000 downloads in the week ending 22 January (12).
Fact: Seal sang Al Green's soul classic Let's Stay Together during his first TV appearance since he and wife Heidi Klum announced their separation at the weekend (22Jan12). The British singer was a guest on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on Tuesday (24Jan12) when he performed the first single off his new covers album Soul 2.
Quote: "I think that was great. That was great. Very soulful." Aerosmith rocker and American Idol judge Steven Tyler gives U.S. President Barack Obama the thumbs up for his brief rendition of Al Green's Let's Stay Together at a fundraiser in New York on Thursday (19Jan12).
Quote: "I heard that he sang Al Green, it was classic. I'll do a duet with Barack any day!" Robin Thicke was impressed by U.S. President Barack Obama's brief rendition of Al Green's soul classic Let's Stay Together at a New York City fundraiser on Thursday (19Jan12).
Fact: Soul singer Al Green will swap the concert arena for a tennis club on Saturday (27Feb10) - he's been invited to swear in new board members at the African-American Rancho Cienega Tennis Club in Los Angeles.
Fact: Al Green is keeping his current world tour in the family - his three daughters, Alva, Ruby and Cora, are providing backing vocals for the star during the concerts.
Fact: Soul great Al Green turned 60 today.
Fact: <p>British hitmaker Seal is heading to the Caribbean to join a galaxy of jazz and soul stars including Al Green, NANCY WILSON and FREDDY COLE at the upcoming St Lucia Jazz Festival (MAY06). </p>