Al won his ninth Grammy in 1994, for singing in a duet with Lyle Lovett.
In 2000, Al published a book titled Take Me to the River, named after his hit song, which described his career up to that year.
On January 12, 1995, Al Green was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Al won his first Grammy Award on February 24, 1982, for the album The Lord Will Make a Way.
Al only had two acting jobs (where he didn't play himself). In 1969, he played a Cowboy in a movie Putney Swope, and in 1994 he played a Minister in Beverly Hills Cop III.
Al dropped the "e" from his surname "Greene" when he went solo, in 1969.
In 1983, Al was nominated for a Tony Award for his performance as Best Actor in a musical titled Your Arms Too Short to Box with God.
In 2001, Al received his first and only Emmy Nomination for composing a theme song with Kenneth 'Babyface' Edmonds for Soul Food, an American TV series.
Al's height is 5' 10½" (1.79 m).
Al Green's song Let's Stay Together is ranked #67 on VH1's 100 Greatest Songs of Rock & Roll.
Al: If I could live my life all over I'd do everything the same; the film in my camera would remain the same; there's no way, lord, to leave this love behind.
Al: The music is the message, the message is the music. So that's my little ministry that the Big Man upstairs gave to me--a little ministry called love and happiness.
Al: Elvis had an influence on everybody with his musical approach. He broke the ice for all of us.
Al: I know why I wrote those songs. I was a fornicator, an adulterer. The celestial will not mix with the terrestrial.
Al: I did a whole concert in Atlanta with my fly open, and I had a black suit on and a white shirt. My white shirt was protruding from the fly.
Al: Teach success before teaching responsibility. Teach them to believe in themselves. Teach them to think, "I'm not stupid." No child wants to fail. Everyone wants to succeed.
Al: People still come up to me and ask me to sign their records. That's right, records! Man, they don't even make records no more!