In April 1973.

In April 1973, “Hi” label released “Call Me”, the sixth Al Green album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Royal Recording Studios” in Memphis, Tennessee, and was produced by Willie Mitchell and Al Green. In 2003, “VH1” TV network ranked it at number 70 on the list of the  “Greatest Albums of All Time”; the same year “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked it at number 289 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.

Personnel:

  • Al Green – vocals
  • Mabon “Teenie” Hodges– guitar
  • Archie Turner – piano
  • Charles Hodges – piano, organ
  • Leroy Hodges– bass
  • Howard Grimes– drums
  • Al Jackson Jr.– drums
  • Jack Hale, Sr. – trombone
  • Wayne Jackson– trumpet
  • Ed Logan – tenor saxophone
  • Andrew Love– tenor saxophone
  • James Mitchell – baritone saxophone, horn arrangements
  • The Memphis Strings – strings
  • Charles Chalmers – backing vocals, horn arrangements
  • Donna Rhodes – backing vocals
  • Sandra Rhodes – backing vocals
  • Willie Mitchell– engineer
  • Robert Gordon – liner notes
  • Jim Cummins – photography
  • Bud O’Shea – executive producer
  • Eli Okun – executive producer
  • Cheryl Pawelski– assistant producer
  • Kathy Kinslow – assistant producer
  • Charles Levan – assistant producer
  • Margaret Goldfarb – assistant producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Al Green; except where noted.

  1. Call Me (Come Back Home) – Al Green, Al Jackson, Jr. Willie Mitchell
  2. Have You Been Making Out O.K.
  3. Stand Up
  4. I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry – Hank Williams
  5. Your Love Is Like the Morning Sun
  6. Here I Am (Come and Take Me) – Al Green, Teenie Hodges
  7. Funny How Time Slips Away – Willie Nelson
  8. You Ought to Be With Me – Al Green, Al Jackson, Jr. Willie Mitchell
  9. Jesus Is Waiting

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