Soul legend Al Green was trending on Wednesday for a pretty hilarious reason.
The singer started it all when he posted a tweet of a photo of a Walgreens drug store sign that had been slightly altered. A photo of a young shirtless Al Green taken from the cover of his 1975 greatest hits album had replaced the logo’s “W.” And the sign thus read, “algreens.”
The singer, of course, wanted answers.
who did this? 😂 pic.twitter.com/TzJZdbq0Xc
— Al Green (@algreen) September 2, 2020
Although some people assumed the altered Walgreens sign was in Green’s home town of Memphis, Tennessee, The Commercial Appeal newspaper in that city said it’s a 2018 work by Cassius King, an artist and graphic designer in West Chester, Pennsylvania.
Still, the drug store chain was happy to jokingly take credit for the sign by quoting a classic Al Green song title.
We were just tired of being alone. 😌 https://t.co/P1xtYk7uiX
— Walgreens (@Walgreens) September 2, 2020
Other Twitter users were definitely down with this unintended collaboration.
Is your new slogan, “on the corner of Love & Happiness”?
— ••• (@MirandaIsTired) September 2, 2020
Al Green's Walgreens ads:Love and Happiness (courtesy of Prozac). Take me To The WalgreensLet's Stay Together 6 Feet ApartFor The Goodtimes 12 pack of Budweiser only 7.99For Valentine's Day, say you are Still In Love With You with a box of Hershey Chocolates.
— Danny Deraney (@DannyDeraney) September 2, 2020
Now open 24 hrs…whether times are good or bad, happy or sad
— Alicia "I ain't deletin sh*t" Jenkins (@soulboy30) September 2, 2020
— Jimmy Schi (@JimmySchi) September 3, 2020
Some had questions….
Do you have anything to mend a broken heart?
— (((Rafi-El))) (@rafilaufer) September 3, 2020
But Walgreens was prepared.
Just check our aisles… 😉
— Walgreens (@Walgreens) September 3, 2020 testPromoTitleReplace testPromoDekReplace Join HuffPost Today!No thanks. Important conversations are happening now. Add your voice! Join HuffPost Today! Download Calling all HuffPost superfans! Sign up for membership to become a founding member and help shape HuffPost’s next chapter Join HuffPost