Al Green’s “Love and Happiness,” released in 1972, is a soulful and groovy anthem that epitomizes Green’s signature blend of gospel-infused soul music. Co-written by Green himself along with Mabon “Teenie” Hodges, the song’s infectious rhythm, gritty guitar riffs, and impassioned vocals have made it a timeless classic of the genre.

About The Song

With its upbeat tempo and uplifting lyrics, “Love and Happiness” celebrates the joy and fulfillment found in love and romantic connection. Green’s soulful delivery and the song’s dynamic instrumentation create an irresistible groove that invites listeners to dance and rejoice in the power of love.

Upon its release, “Love and Happiness” became a smash hit, topping the charts and earning widespread acclaim for its infectious energy and infectious charm. Its timeless appeal has led to numerous cover versions and appearances in film, television, and advertising, cementing its status as a beloved classic of the soul genre.

As we revisit “Love and Happiness,” we celebrate Al Green’s enduring legacy and the lasting impact of this iconic anthem. Its irresistible groove and uplifting message continue to captivate audiences, reminding us of the enduring power of love to bring joy and fulfillment to our lives.



🎵 Let’s sing along with the lyrics! 🎤

Love and happiness, yeah
Something that can make you do wrong, make you do right
Love and happiness
But wait a minute
Something’s going wrong
Someone’s on the phone
Three o’clock in the morning, yeah
Talkin’ about how she can make it right, yeah
Well, happiness is when, you really feel good with somebody
But nothing wrong with being in love with someone, yeah
Oh, baby, love and happiness
Love and happiness
Love and happiness (love and happiness), oh
I have to say
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, yeah
We’ll see each other
Walk away with victory, yeah, yeah, oh, baby
Love and happiness (love and happiness)
Love and happiness (love and happiness), oh
Hey, hey, hey, hey
Make you do right, love’ll make you do wrong
Make you come home early, oh
Make you stay out all night long
The power of love
Wait a minute
Let me tell you
Oh, the power
Power of love
Power of love, power
Make you do right, love’ll make you do wrong
Ha, yeah
(Love and happiness, love and happiness)
Say love
(Love and happiness, love and happiness)
Make you want to dance
Love and happiness
Love is, wait a minute, love is
Yeah, walkin’ together, yeah, talkin’ together
Say it again, say it together, yeah
Say wanna moans
Moan for love, say, hmm
Moan for love, hmm
Moan for love
Talkin’ ’bout the power, wait a minuite

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