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Love And Happiness – Al Green

September 3, 2021

The song of the day: “Love and Happiness” is by Al Green.

On his album “I’m Still in Love with You,” Al Green has the song “Love and Happiness.” Teenie Hodges wrote the song, collaborated with Green. He released the song on London Records in 1973, and in the United States, published on Hi Records in 1977. Many singers, including Al Jarreau and Etta James, have performed the song.

Interesting Fun Facts

  • On the Rolling Stones chart, it was # 98 in the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.
  • The song was on “The Heart of Rock & Soul at # 861.
  • “Love and Happiness” was released as a single in the United Kingdom on April 27, 1973, and it featured the song “So You’re Leaving.”
  • The song became famous in the United States by radio and the performance on the syndicated television program Soul Train on March 3, 1973.
  • The record sales were on the decline for some time. In an attempt to bolster his sagging sales, a modified version of the song was eventually issued as a single in 1977 in the US, accompanied by “Glory Glory.”
  • The track charted on the pop and R & B charts, respectively, at positions # 104 and # 82.
  • Al Green’s Greatest Hits in 1977 included the song as the lead-off track and contained reissues of his first greatest song album.



Love and happiness (yeah)

Something that can make you do wrong

Make you do right


Love and happiness

Something’s going wrong

Someone’s on the phone

Three o’clock in the morning

Talking about how she can make it right (well)

Happiness is when you really feel good about somebody

There’s nothing wrong

Being in love with someone

(Yeah, Oh baby)

Love and happiness

(Love and happiness)

Love and happiness

(Love and happiness)

You be good to me

I’ll be good to you

We’ll be together

We’ll see each other

Walk away with victory

Love and happiness

(Love and happiness)

Make you do right

Love’ll make you do wrong

Make you come home early

Make you stay out all night long

The power of love

(Wait a minute, let me tell you)

The power of love

The power …

Make you do right

Love’ll make you do wrong

Love’ll make you wanna dance and sing

Make you wanna dance

Love and happiness

Love is…

(Wait a minute)

Love is…

Walkin’ together

Talkin’ together

Singin’ together

Prayin’ together

Say, I wanna moan, say .

Moan for love, I say …

Let me moan for love, I say …

Wanna moan for love

Talkin’ about the power …