MEMPHIS, Tenn. — The Rev. Al Green is the latest celebrity to get the COVID-19 vaccine and he’s encouraging others to do the same.
The 74-year-old singer, songwriter and record producer received his first dose of the vaccine at Saint Francis Hospital-Memphis Thursday.
Green is the pastor at Full Gospel Tabernacle in Memphis, and according to his management team, a strong advocate of everyone getting vaccinated when they can, especially members of the African-American community.
Green is best known for recording a series of well-known soul hit singles in the early 1970s, including “Let’s Stay Together”, “Love and Happiness”, and “Tired of Being Alone”.