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Call Me

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On ‘Call Me’, he’s not only reaching toward his future but also his past, toward the dreamy lover that we imagine this superstar must have had and also toward the young man who dreamed of being that lucky star. He wants to connect with the child who sang songs of praise with his brothers — and he’s concerned about what may become of him, this superstar Al. Fame came suddenly, but the values he was raised with persisted, calling to him always, in the madness and the stillness. The two Als, the two worlds, then and now, sacred and profane, and the two voices of Al Green, that second vocal track that is all over ‘Call Me’ — Al is at a great divide, and harmonizing with himself on ‘Call Me’ is the sonic expression of his desire for spiritual harmony.

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ROBERT GORDON
Robert Gordon’s books include Respect Yourself: Stax Records and the Soul Explosion, Can’t Be Satisfied: The Life and Times of Muddy Waters and Memphis Rent Party. His documentaries include William Eggleston’s Stranded in Canton and Best of Enemies. He’s won a Grammy and an Emmy. He lives in Memphis.
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Exclusive listening notes by Robert Gordon
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