Let's stay together

I, I'm I'm so in love with you
Whatever you want to do
Is all right with me
'Cause you make me feel so brand new
And I want to spend my life with you

Let me say that since, baby, since we've been together
Ooh, loving you forever
Is what I need
Let me, be the one you come running to
I'll never be untrue

Oh baby
Let's, let's stay together ('gether)
Lovin' you whether, whether
Times are good or bad, happy or sad
Oh, oh, oh, oh, yeah
Whether times are good or bad, happy or sad

Why, somebody, why people break up?
Oh, then turn around and make up
I just can't see
You'd never do that to me (would you, baby?)
Just being around you is all I see
Here's what I want us do

Let's, we oughta stay together ('gether)
Loving you whether, whether
Times are good or bad, happy or sad
Come on
Let's, woo (let's stay together) let's stay together
Loving you whether, whether times are good or bad

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Let's Stay Together Lyrics as written by Willie Mitchell, Al Green, Al Jackson Jr

Lyrics © Universal Music Publishing Group, Hipgnosis Songs Group

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    A beautiful dedication to a loved one. No matter what state his life is in, he will always love this woman. He's tired of seeing all the love rollercoasters surrounding him and ABSOLUTELY AND COMPLETELY appreciates the adoration and stability of his relationship.. Al Green is a luck man.. Although, he's a man of God now.

    maxpower114on February 08, 2002   Link
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    this is so classic. i love the lyric "you make me feel so brand-new" in almost any song (stylistics - "you make me feel brand new"). this person is so incredible that s/he makes you feel like you have a clean slate and anything is possible. not to mention the utter catchiness... sometimes my boyfriend and i just sing it, it's so great.

    glamorous*sunriseon May 18, 2002   Link
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    Oooh! I haven't heard this song in ages but it is sooo amazing! Great, great "relationship theme" song I think... and imho, Al Green's best song!:D

    WishYouWereHereon August 29, 2002   Link
  • +1
    General Comment

    I love Al Green! I love how he hits those high notes. So very soulful. This would be good love makin music.

    ReneaAlbyon August 29, 2002   Link
  • +1
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    Two Words for eveyone PULP FICTION 'nuff said

    kfe2on April 04, 2006   Link
  • +1
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    I think it could possibly be a dedication to the special someone whilst there are maybe going through a rocky patch - hence the title - also the section that goes:

    "Why, somebody?, Why do people break up, and turn around and make up? I just can't see. You'd never do that to me (would you baby)?"

    That question is almost looking for reassurance. Its the sort of song you'd play to someone just as / before / after a marriage proposal.

    arif50on January 15, 2008   Link
  • +1
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    I dedicate this song to my wife Leta.weather times are good or bad, happy or sad.I love you!!!!!

    dooglepopon May 08, 2011   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    I'm pretty sure it isn't humanly possible not to like Al Green.. from people who are into the hardcore scene to rap kids.. Great song

    vtmatton June 14, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    Great song! One of my all time favorites.

    Nichole222on August 28, 2002   Link
  • 0
    General Comment

    al green is so cool. he's 1 of my favorite oldies singers. all his songs just have this upbeat tune to it, like you're strolling through the park on a pretty summer day.

    angeleyes07on December 18, 2004   Link

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