Release Date

October 23, 1972

Love and Happiness was produced by Willie Mitchell and written by Al Green and guitarist Mabon “Teenie” Hodges. This song was first released on Green’s 1972 album I’m Still in Love with You, but wasn’t released as a single until 1977 when an edited version landed on the bottom end of the Soul charts at #92 and the Pop charts at #103. The song was rated #98 in Rolling Stones’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.