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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


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


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.


Listen Al Green Lays 'It Down'

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


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.


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.


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


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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