“Leeeet’s, let’s stay together…loving you whetherrrr, whetherrr times are good or bad, happy or sad.”
My grandma and I vowed we would always stay together as Al Green emphasized. She would be cooking in the kitchen, making her famous peach cobbler for the family. Then the radio would sing “Smooth Jazz 96.7”. Soon after, “our song” would come on, “Let’s Stay Together.” We would dance and sing all throughout the kitchen until my stubborn sister would come in with an attitude. But her attitude didn’t stop our vibe. We danced for the whole two minutes and something seconds and even afterwards.
My grandmother is no longer with us. She has passed on. But every time that song comes on, I still dance and sing as if she was right there with me, telling me let’s stay together.