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5.0 out of 5 stars THE Collection
The sublimely unique and timeless productions of Willie Mitchell at Hi Records, all with marvelous musicianship, and one amazing voice made Al Green demand the title of The Last Great Soul Singer. A greatest hits collection is meant to be just that. Not overkill, but more of an introductory album to turn people on, so they in turn, dive into the vaults to get all they...
Published on 21 Feb 2003 by thestaxman

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1.0 out of 5 stars The UK edition is lacking
Obviously, Al Green's Greatest Hits is one of the best albums ever.
The one star is becuase the UK edition not only loses 5 songs compared with the American version, but (weirdly) it is also badly mastered.

Where the American version sounds warm and gently soulful, this UK edition pushes the drums up far too loud, so they dominate, while the rest of the...
Published on 15 Nov 2010 by Pen


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1.0 out of 5 stars The UK edition is lacking, 15 Nov 2010
Obviously, Al Green's Greatest Hits is one of the best albums ever.
The one star is becuase the UK edition not only loses 5 songs compared with the American version, but (weirdly) it is also badly mastered.

Where the American version sounds warm and gently soulful, this UK edition pushes the drums up far too loud, so they dominate, while the rest of the sound is brittle and tinny.
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars Slightly disappointed :0/, 30 May 2013
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J. Davies (liverpool uk) - See all my reviews
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Whislt this album is a timeless, classic, piece of genius...I was let down by the fact that some original songs from the US release wern't on here...so now I'm going to have to purchase another for those songs...make sure you buy the right one that has sha la la la (make me happy)...amongst others that arn't on here...
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4 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars THE Collection, 21 Feb 2003
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thestaxman (Jackson, MS United States) - See all my reviews
The sublimely unique and timeless productions of Willie Mitchell at Hi Records, all with marvelous musicianship, and one amazing voice made Al Green demand the title of The Last Great Soul Singer. A greatest hits collection is meant to be just that. Not overkill, but more of an introductory album to turn people on, so they in turn, dive into the vaults to get all they can. In that sense, this is the best greatest hits package I have ever seen. There's only one disappointing omission in "Take Me To the River". The marvelous musicianship comes courtesy of the unequaled Memphis Horns of Stax Records (Otis Redding, Sam & Dave) fame. The Hi rhythm section consisted of three brothers, Charles Hodges on organ, Leroy Hodges on bass, and Mabon "Teenie" Hodges on guitar. And these gentlemen play like brothers. The telepathic interplay between these wonderful "studio rats" is rivaled only by cross-town session legends, the mighty Stax house band, Booker T. & the MGs. The secret ingredient of these soul masterpieces may be in fact, Booker T. & the MGs' drummer, Al Jackson, Jr., whose infectious grooves are utterly contagious. Nowhere does this masterful combination gel better than on "Love and Happiness", co-written by Green and guitarist, Teenie Hodges. All four musicians are so perfect, yet so soulful, the horn arrangements are spectacular, and let's not forget, the last great soul singer. There are also bonus tracks, including "Belle", an admittingly touching and inspiring song, where Green's conscience wavers between a woman, "Belle", and God. One can't help but draw the metaphors in the song to Green soon after going from "Here I am, baby" to "Here I am, Lord." This is a must have collection.
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1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great Product. Prompt delivery. Very pleased. Would recommend., 28 Jun 2013
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Great product. Prompt delivery. Very pleased. Recommended. Have wanted to find this cd for ages as it reminds me of the summer I spent in Miami. Fab!
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5.0 out of 5 stars Top Seller, 23 Mar 2013
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This singer has stood the test of time and will always deliver.
I've been a fan for many years.
Smooth and very easy to listen to.
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5.0 out of 5 stars Al Green CD, 19 Mar 2012
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Excellent - arrived promptly and is very good quality. I would have no problems in recommending this item and this service to other buyers
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5 of 18 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars what can i say, 13 Aug 2003
Al Green is the man..... Brilliant love making album.....
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