THE SOUL COMMON CORE

I had been kicking this idea for a while: crowd-sourcing a soul music “Common Core,” i.e. inexpensive singles that are inarguably awesome. There is a tendency to fetishize the rare/obscure/expensive and while I’m as responsible for fueling that kind of mentality as anyone, I also equally enjoy perfectly “common” singles that are just as magical and sublime.

GROUND RULES:

*It should be a soul/R&B song (we can do other genres later). LP cuts are acceptable but we’re not recommending LPs.

*It should be something that can be had for $10 or less in 2014.

*Please write […]

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