Let's Stay Together

Album: Let's Stay Together (1972)
Charted: 7 1
  • Let's Stay Together
    Al Green
    I, I'm so in love with you
    Whatever you want to do
    Is all right with me
    Cause you make me feel so brand new
    And I want to spend my life with you

    They say since, baby, since we've been together
    Loving you forever
    Is what I need
    Let me be the one you come running to
    I'll never be untrue

    Let's, let's stay together
    Lovin' you whether, whether
    Times are good or bad, happy or sad
    Whether times are good or bad, happy or sad

    Why, why some people break up
    Then turn around and make up
    I just can't see
    You'd never do that to me (would you, baby)
    Staying around you is all I see
    (Here's what I want us to do)

    Let's, we oughta stay together
    Loving you whether, whether
    Times are good or bad, happy or sad

Comments: 12

  • Donna from Tinley ParkLuv ya al wonderful song and true you'd never do that to me would you babe!
  • Seventhmist from 7th HeavenI love to hear Reverend Al testify with songs like this.
  • Markantney from BiloxeApr 2015, Though this is his biggest hit and an alltime Fav, this site should also add one his OTHER big hits to the list. His Remake of the Bee Gee's "How Can You Mend a Broken Heart."

    Al sang that Great Pop Song of the Bee Gees and turned it into a Soul Opus.
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn March 26th 1972, Isaac Hayes' covered version of "Let's Stay Together" entered Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart at position #67; four weeks later on April 23rd, 1972 it would peak at #48 {for 2 weeks} and spent 7 weeks on the Top 100...
    It reached #25 on Billboard's R&B Singles chart...
    Eight days earlier on March 18th Al Green's original version was at #22 on the Top 100 and that was also its last day on the chart...
    Isaac Lee Hayes, Jr. passed away on August 10th, 2008 at the age of 65...
    May he R.I.P.
  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyOn February 19th 1972, Al Green performed "Let's Stay Together" on the syndicated TV program 'Soul Train'...
    At the time it was at #2 on Billboard's Hot Top 100 chart; and thirteen days earlier on February 6th it peaked at #1 {for 1 week} and spent 16 weeks on the Top 100...
    And on January 2nd, 1972 it reached #1 {for 9 weeks} on Billboard's R&B Singles chart...
    Between 1967 and 2008 he had thirty-six records on the Billboard’s R&B Singles chart, and sixteen made the Top 10 with six reached #1; his five others were "I'm Still in Love with You" {1972}, "You Ought to Be with Me" {1972}, "Livin' for You" {1973}, "L-O-V-E (Love)" {1975}, and "Full of Fire" {1975}...
    Plus he had four 'just misses' when he had four other records peak at #2 on the R&B Singles chart...
    R.I.P. Don Cornelius {1936 - 2012} and the Reverend Al will celebrate his 69 birthday in two months on April 13th {2015}.
  • Marlene from Montreal, QcTina Turner's version is great. I was never a huge fan of hers but she did justice to that song with a very sensual, understated version.
  • Nicole from Plymouth, MaClearly one of the best songs ever written. Al Green is the man.
  • Martin from Los Angeles, CaAl whispers the song title, "Let's Stay Together"
  • Dave from Van Nuys, CaWhat are the words that are whispered at the beginning of this song??
  • Jeff from Austin, Txeasily one of the best vocal performances ever
  • Eddie from Natchez, MsThanks for the timeless classic.
  • Johnny from Los Angeles, CaOne of Al Greens best in my opinion (maybe all time best)
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