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Al Green Returns to Secular Music Roots

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Al Green Returns to Secular Music Roots

Al Green Returns to Secular Music Roots

Al Green Returns to Secular Music Roots

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For decades, the Rev. Al Green has been singing gospel songs and preaching in Memphis, Tenn. Now, he's returned to the soul sound that made him a household name in the 1970s. The singer has just released his first secular album in more than 20 years. Music journalist Ashley Kahn reports.