‘Let’s Stay Together’ on NPR’s 100 Songs of the Century

n 2000, NPR’s listeners voted Al Green’s 1971 hit "Let’s Stay Together" one of the 100 best songs of the 20th century. With its plea for two people to hang in there, whether times are good or bad, it quickly became an anthem for lovers. As NPR’s Elizabeth Blair reports, Al Green is a singer who does more with a whisper than a scream.