HI RECORDS & FAT POSSUM RECORDS CELEBRATE THE 50th ANNIVERSARY OF AL GREEN’S R&B CLASSIC CALL ME WITH LIMITED EDITION VINYL PRESSINGS ON MAY 26
AL GREEN CELEBRATING HIS 77TH BIRTHDAY TODAY!
LOS ANGELES, CA – April 13, 2023 – This year marks the 50th anniversary of Al Green’s Call Me, and to celebrate, Hi Records/Fat Possum will reissue the 1973 R&B classic on vinyl on May 26. With lacquers from the original master tapes by Ryan Smith at Sterling Sound, Call Me will be available on standard black vinyl as well as limited edition pressings on both Tigers Eye colored vinyl for independent record stores, and Red and Green colored vinyl via Fat Possum’s website. All versions are available to be pre-ordered, HERE.
Al Green’s Call Me was originally released in 1973 and debuted at No. 10 on the Billboard 200 and No. 1 on the Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums charts and remained on the charts for 11 weeks. The album features timeless Gold certified classics such as “Here I Am (Come & Take Me),” which reached No. 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 and No. 2 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs charts; “Call Me (Come Back Home),” which went to No. 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 and No. 2 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs charts; and “You Ought To Be With Me,” which hit No. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 and No. 1 on the Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs charts.
Call Me (Come Back Home)
Have You Been Making Out O.K.
I’m So Lonesome I Could Cry
Your Love Is Like The Morning Sun
Here I Am (Come And Take Me)
Funny How Time Slips Away
You Ought To Be With Me
Jesus Is Waiting
With a highly successful recording and touring career that spans over five decades, Al Green has made an undeniable and lasting impact on music and musicians around the world from R&B, Soul, and Pop to Blues and Gospel. The Reverend Al Green is a national treasure and once again hits the road to spread his message of love.