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Drum Lesson 8 - Take Me To The River and Grooves Sheet

In this lesson, we looked at the song we were going to do for recording for Monday which was ‘Take Me To The River’ by Al Green. 252 more words

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Song of the Day - 11/16/15

First day at the new gig today. Excited to see how this next chapter begins…

“Love and Happiness” – Al Green – I’m Still in Love with You – 1972


Recording session 16/11/15

Today’s session involved our group recording the Al Green tune ‘take me to the river.’

We began with the kit, placing a beta 52 just inside the kick drum, and this week we used a senheiser 421 as our outside kick drum mic. 251 more words


FlinterFile: Arthur Baker & the Backbeat Disciples- The Message Is Love

In 1989, Arthur Baker released a remix of The Message Is Love. Al Green recorded it, after having a big hit with Put A Little Love In Your Heart (1988). 65 more words


Guitar lesson 10/11/15

In today’s lesson we recapped the things we discussed in the previous lesson, we advanced the leapfrog exercise by playing it with triplets and quads to help me develop my playing beyond scalar lead lines. 78 more words


MM: Just For Me

Just for me is one of the songs of Al Green from his latest album, Lay it down, released in 2008. I love the happy and light tune. 8 more words


Watch "Al Green-Lets Stay Together" on YouTube

Early success

Having noted that Al had been trying to sing like Jackie Wilson, Sam Cooke, Wilson Pickett and James Brown, Mitchell became his vocal mentor, coaching him into finding his own voice. 396 more words