On May 27, 2008.

On May 27, 2008, “Blue Note” label released “Lay It Down”, the 29th Al Green studio album. It was recorded in 2008, and was produced by Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson and James Poyser.

Personnel:

  • Al Green – vocals
  • Anthony Hamilton – vocals, backing vocals
  • Corinne Bailey Rae – vocals, backing vocals
  • John Legend – vocals, backing vocals
  • Chalmers “Spanky” Alford – guitar
  • Randy Bowland – additional guitar
  • James Poyser – piano, organ
  • Adam Blackstone – bass
  • Owen Biddle – bass
  • Ahmir Questlove Thompson – drums
  • Homer Steinweiss – drums
  • Danny Sadownick – percussion
  • The Dap-Kings Horns – horns
  • Neal Sugarman – tenor saxophone
  • Ian Hendrickson Smith – baritone saxophone
  • Jaguar Wright, Mercedes Martinez – backing vocals
  • Larry Gold – string orchestrator, conductor
  • Richard Nichols, Eli Wolf – executive producer

Track listing:

All tracks by Al Green.

  1. Lay It Down
  2. Just for Me
  3. You’ve Got the Love I Need
  4. No One Like You
  5. What More Do You Want from Me
  6. Take Your Time
  7. Too Much
  8. Stay With Me (By the Sea)
  9. All I Need
  10. I’m Wild About You
  11. Standing in the Rain

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