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The late Willie Mitchell of Royal Studio in Memphis.

Read Royal Studio On World Cafe WXPN

January 17, 2013 – Hear interviews with Al Green, Cody ChesnuTT and the son of Royal Studio producer Willie Mitchell. WXPN

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Al Green performs during the 2009 Essence Music Festival at the Louisiana Superdome in New Orleans.

Read World Cafe Looks Back: The Sound Of Memphis WXPN

April 2, 2012 – Celebrate the Tennessee swagger with sessions by Booker T, Al Green, Isaac Hayes and Steve Cropper. WXPN

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Listen Can Al Green Lay It Down Again?

June 27, 2008 – The legend's new album may be closer to the retro-soul he helped inspire than his best work.

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Listen Al Green Lays 'It Down'

June 23, 2008 – Music critic Ken Tucker reviews soul singer Al Green's new album, Lay It Down.

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Listen Al Green: A Classic Gets Modern

May 28, 2008 – The great soul singer recorded his new album with some of today's biggest R&B and hip-hop eminences.

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Listen In a Soulful Return, Al Green Lays It Down

May 27, 2008 – Lizzy Goodman from Blender discusses new discs from Green, Usher, Spiritualized, and more.

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Listen Al Green's Return WXPN

February 7, 2006 – Al Green stops by to talk about his life and music — and working with producer Willie Mitchell. WXPN

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Listen The Be Good Tanyas Live!

January 21, 2003 – Originally broadcast live from NPR's studio 4-A on January 21, 2003, this special edition featur...

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