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Lets Stay Together

Lets Stay Together - Bigband Score Description

Signature song of "The Reverend" Al Green, referred to as "The Last of the Great Soul Singers".

Released as a single in 1971, "Let's Stay Together" reached number one on the Billboard Hot 100, and remained on the chart for 16 weeks and also topped Billboard's R&B chart for nine weeks. It was ranked the 60th greatest song of all time by Rolling Stone magazine on their list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. And it was selected by the Library of Congress as a 2010 addition to the National Recording Registry, which selects recordings annually that are "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".

Used in many motion pictures, not least in the Quentin Tarantino film Pulp Fiction (1994).

Originally arranged by Ole Visby for the Danish TipToe Big Band feat. Danish singer Bobo Moreno. Some doubling in the reeds.


Grade - medium
Genre - Jazz
Vocal - yes
Soloist - no
Key - C
Duration - 4 minutes

Line-up

vocal/5sax/4trbns/4trpts/4rhytm

 

  • Composer - Al Green, Willie Mitchell, Al Jackson
  • Arranger - Ole Visby
  • Ole Visby
  • Added - Sep 18. 2018
  • Price - €58 / DKK 435 / USD 67

 

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