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Al Green: Royal Albert Hall, London

Ian Gittins, Guardian, The, 30 June 2007

AL GREEN IS the last of the American southern soul giants of the 1960s and 70s, a survivor where Otis Redding, Wilson Pickett and Sam Cooke have fallen. Yet tonight's rare show by one of music's living legends is a bizarre mix of the profound and the perfunctory, an exercise in genius carefully rationed.

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