Release Date

October 2, 1974

Sha-La-La (Make Me Happy) was the last of 8 gold singles for Al Green. The song was a U.S. #7 hit and included on the album ‘Al Green Explores Your Mind,’ which was his fifth consecutive album to claim #1 on the Soul Albums chart, and peaked at #15 on the Pop Albums chart. This song was allegedly written about Mary Woodson, a girlfriend of Green’s who predicted he would become a minister and build his own church.