Obama Sings Al Green’s “Let’s Stay Together”, Apollo Theatre, 1/19/12

by Kitty Savage

Tonight, Reverand Al Green headlined a star studded concert for President Obama, wherein Barack even crooned to Al’s “Let’s Stay Together”, proving that the US has one funky man in office. Funk Music News’ Kitty Savage spoke with Al’s stage partner of 11 years, dancer Anderson Cooper, just hours after the event.

“There’s never been a President at The Apollo, so we got a chance at that,” Coop beamed to FMN while winding down in the A Loft hotel.

“We did 4 songs- “Lets Stay Together”, “Love and Happiness”, “Give a Little”, and “Tired of Being Alone.” We didn’t meet Obama, he was heavily guarded, but he was into it,” Expressively so, as can be seen by the following clip of Obama crooning Al’s tunes to the event guests–

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