Lists: Al Green's top five stage moves
At the age of 63, soul icon Al Green remains an incredibly physical performer. He proved as much during a dynamite show at DAR Constitution Hall, Friday, unleashing a series of gestures that suggested he was truly lost in the moment.
Below, Click Track recounts the Reverend's five best stage moves, along with instructions for those who'd like to try them out at their next karaoke night.
5. The XYZ: While your guitar player noodles through an excessive solo, dance erratically and casually zip up your fly like there isn't an entire auditorium watching you.
4. The Embrace: While singing in mock-sobs, slowly wrap your arms around the microphone stand like it's the lover who won't take you back.
3. The Thirst Quencher: While sauntering across the stage, daintily sip on a 12 oz. bottle of red fruit punch Gatorade as if it were a glass of expensive champagne.
2. The Sprinkler: Instead of using towels, wipe your soupy forehead with your index finger and flick beads of perspiration onto adoring fans in the front row. Repeat after every song. It's only kind of gross.
1. The Nanny-Nanny-Boo-Boo: Step back from the microphone and unleash that bravura falsetto. Then stare into the space between your mouth and the mike as if it were inhabited by ghost of the note you just sang. Then stick your tongue out at it.
(Many more pictures, after the jump.)
March 15, 2010; 1:00 PM ET
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