Church leader and gospel singer Reverend Al Green on this edition of Fresh Air
. He's just published a new biography called Down by the River
detailing the trip from R&B stardom to Reverend. Presiding over his own Pentecostal church in Memphis for the last 20 years, Green recently returned to the recording studio to record a set of gospel songs. A popular culture icon, he's had cameo roles in movies and TV shows. He lives in Memphis, Tenn. (Broadcast Date: October 16, 2000)
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