Expertly annotated by Blues & Soul and Mojo contributor Lois Wilson, this compilation brings together a selection of classic Al Green tracks, as sampled for many recent hits. The collection is supplemented by four tracks from fellow Hi artists Ann Peebles, O.V. Wright and Jean Plum.
HERE I AM
As sampled by Cappadonna in "Slang Editorial"
I'M SO LONESOME I COULD CRY
As sampled by Doc Gyneco in "L'Age Ingrat"
YOUR LOVE IS LIKE THE MORNING SUN
As sampled by Puff Daddy in "Journey Through The Life"
TAKE ME TO THE RIVER
As sampled by Zucchero in "Baila"
STRONG AS DEATH (SWEET AS LOVE)
As sampled by Fundisha in "Wanna Be"
JESUS IS WAITING
As sampled by Doc Gyneco in "Solitaire"
I'M GLAD YOU'RE MINE
As sampled by Mary J. Blige in "Time is Not on Our Side" and Ashanti in "Sweet Baby"
As sampled by Notorious B.I.G. in "Dead Wrong", Lightning Seeds in "Sweet Soul Sensation", Public Announcement in "Spilt Milk", Talib Kweli in "Good toYou", and Angie Stone in "Twenty Dollar"
LOVE AND HAPPINESS
As sampled by Mobb Deep in "3 from NYC", G-Dep in "Let's Get It", Styles in "Listen", Erick Sermon in "Love Iz", and 504 Boyz in "Everybody Chillin"
FREE AT LAST
As sampled by Dalvin in "Till U Get Enough", and Jay Z in "Blueprint (Mama Loves Me)"
JEAN PLUM - BACK TO YOU
As sampled by GZA on "Beneath the Surface"
ANN PEEBLES - YOU'VE GOT THE PAPERS (I’VE GOT THE MAN)
As sampled by CNN on "Stompdatshitout"
O.V. WRIGHT - MIRROR OF MY SOUL
As sampled by The Diplomats on "DJ Enuff Freestyle"
ANN PEEBLES – A GOOD DAY FOR LOVIN'
As sampled by Busta Rhymes on "Hot Shit Makin' Ya Bounce"