The Reverend Al Green

Guest: The Reverend Al Green Pastor, Full Gospel Tabernacle, Memphis, Tennessee Author Take Me To the River (Harper Collins, 2000) Singer, songwriter and 9 time Grammy Award winner Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Inductee, 1995 Al Green is unquestionably a success story. He started as the son of an Arkansas sharecropper and went on to become one of the greatest soul singers in American music. Al Green has sold more than 40 million records and won nine Grammy Awards and in 1995, he was inducted into the rock and roll hall of fame. He's also the author of a new autobiography Take Me To the River. Join Juan Williams for a conversation with the Reverend Al Green.



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