Lay It Down is a studio album by American recording artist Al Green, released May 27, 2008, on Blue Note Records.[http://www.amazon.com/Lay-Down-Al-Green/dp/B0016A2FFG/ Amazon.com: Lay It Down: Al Green: Music] The album was produced by Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson of the The Roots and James Poyser. Four tracks feature guest artists, two with Anthony Hamilton, and one each with John Legend and Corinne Bailey Rae. Lay It Down is Green's first Top 10 Album since 1973, and, according to Metacritic, has received universal acclaim from several music publications. "Stay With Me (By the Sea)" won Al Green and John Legend a Grammy award for Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group given in 2009.