Release Date

December 6, 1973

“Livin’ for You” is a song recorded by Al Green and co-written by Al Green and Willie Mitchell. It was the title track of Al Green’s 1973 album Livin’ for You. Released as a single in December of that year, it eventually became Green’s 4th single to reach the #1 spot on Billboard’s R&B Singles Chart. This song also reached the #19 spot on Billboard’s Pop Singles Chart. The single was Al Green’s first release without the involvement of drummer Al Jackson, Jr., who had reunited with his former group, Booker T. & the MG’s.