Al Green

What Makes the World Go 'Round?

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A Hear Music release available through Starbucks stores, What Makes the World Go 'Round? is a good collection of 16 basics from Al Green's classic Hi recordings from the '70s. Almost all of his staples are here -- "Tired of Being Alone," "I Can't Get Next to You," "Love and Happiness," "Here I Am," "Take Me to the River," "Let's Stay Together" -- and the rest of the CD is expertly chosen. Then again, it's hard to go wrong with prime Al Green, as this very enjoyable sampler once again makes clear.

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