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Heaven Up Here: Al Green: Hammersmith Odeon, London

Jon Wilde, Melody Maker, 16 July 1988

WHAT WAS I saying about letting the shiver do all the work? Just the other day? Oh me, oh my. Al Green, The Last Soul Singer, strolled back into London after a four-year absence with at least one paddle out of the water and, hear this, touched too much. It was just too much. You know the way sweat can be so inspirational? This was it.

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