Garland Green

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R&B Singer
Date of Birth June 14, 1942
Place of Birth Mississippi
Age 78 years old
Horoscope Gemini

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Garland Green is an American soul singer and pianist.

Birth name: Garfield Green Jr.
Born: Jun 14, 1942, Dunleith, Mississippi, United States
Genres: Soul
Occupation(s): Singer
Instruments: Vocals
Years active: 1967–present
Labels: Uni, Cotillion, Spring, RCA, Ocean-Front

About Garland Green

Perhaps most famous for his 1969 Billboard hit "Jealous Kind of Fella" and his follow-up single "Plain and Simple Girl," he also released several albums, including Love Is What We Came Here For (1977) and I Should've Been The One (2012).

Before Fame

While studying vocal music and piano performance at the Chicago Conservatory of Music, he won a talent competition and was given the opportunity to share the stage with jazz musicians Earl Hines and Lou Rawls.


His 1974 single "Let the Good Times Roll" (not to be confused with the 1956 Shirley and Lee track of the same title) rose to number sixty-five on the U.S. Billboard R&B chart.

Family Life

Born Garfield Green, Jr. in Dunleith, Mississippi, he grew up with ten siblings. After relocating to Chicago, Illinois, he married music producer Arleen Schesel.


He recorded one album on Lamont Dozier's Ocean-Front Records label.

Information related to Garland Green

  • Uni Records artists
  • Singers from Mississippi
  • American soul musicians
  • RCA Records artists
  • American pianists
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