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The Best Al Green Albums of All Time  

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List Rules This list includes studio albums only, so if you add an album make sure it's a proper studio release.

Al Green is known to many as one of the best soul artists of all time. Since he's such an influential artist, let’s rank the best Al Green albums, with the help of your votes. Widely known as the Reverend Al Green, the acclaimed singer and songwriter was raised in a strict religious family, which influences are evident in his gospel albums beginning with The Lord Will Make a Way (1980). Of course, Green struck it big first with his R&B records. Albums like Let’s Stay Together (1972) and Al Green Explores Your Mind (1974) earned him a spot in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1995.

This Al Green discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Al Green albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Al Green singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Al Green album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Al Green album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

Everything from Green's debut Back Up Train (1967) to his more recent Lay It Down (2008) is included on this list. This list of popular Al Green CDs has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion.

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Let's Stay Together is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Al Green Albums of All Time
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I'm Still in Love With You is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Al Green Albums of All Time
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Call Me is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Al Green Albums of All Time
1973
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Al Green Gets Next to You is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Al Green Albums of All Time
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Al Green Explores Your Mind is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Al Green Albums of All Time
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Livin' for You is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Al Green Albums of All Time
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The Belle Album is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Al Green Albums of All Time
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Al Green Is Love is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Al Green Albums of All Time
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Green Is Blues is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Al Green Albums of All Time
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Lay It Down is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Al Green Albums of All Time
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Have a Good Time is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Al Green Albums of All Time
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Full of Fire is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Al Green Albums of All Time
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Back Up Train is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Al Green Albums of All Time
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The Christmas Album is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Al Green Albums of All Time
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White Christmas is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Al Green Albums of All Time
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He Is the Light is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Al Green Albums of All Time
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I Can't Stop is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Al Green Albums of All Time
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The Lord Will Make a Way is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Al Green Albums of All Time
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Love Is Reality is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Al Green Albums of All Time
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Don't Look Back is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Al Green Albums of All Time
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I Get Joy is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Al Green Albums of All Time
1989
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Higher Plane is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Al Green Albums of All Time
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Al Green Radio Special-Self Po... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Al Green Albums of All Time
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Truth N' Time is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Al Green Albums of All Time
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Precious Lord is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The Best Al Green Albums of All Time