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Seven Soulful Picks for Record Store Day 2021

In a sign of good things to come for music lovers, Record Store Day has announced their RSD Drops for 2021! On June 12 and July 17, participating independent record stores around the world will stock up with exclusive rarities and new pressings of old favorites. This year's got a long list of cool titles, but these seven soul favorites will go straight to the top of your shopping list!

Available June 12

CURTIS MAYFIELD: Classic Soul 1976 Interview

2021 intro: In November 1976, the legendary Curtis Mayfield (whose "There's No Place Like America Today" album is part of the 2021 Black History Month campaign at Warner Music Group) sat down with David Nathan at the Chicago headquarters of Curtom Records studios to talk about his work at the time with other artists as well as the formation of Curtom and more…