Classic Soul/R&B Single

May 2021

“When a Man Loves a Woman” – Percy Sledge

June 2021

“The Closer I Get to You” – Roberta Flack with Donny Hathaway

July 2021

“Where Did Our Love Go” – The Supremes

August 2021

“Free” – Deniece Williams

CLASSIC SOUL/R&B SINGLE – a track released as a single between 1960-1990 by a solo artist, group or duo that is considered timeless

Full List of Inductees

“MIDNIGHT TRAIN TO GEORGIA” – GLADYS KNIGHT & THE PIPS * “A CHANGE IS GONNA COME” – SAM COOKE * “WALK ON BY” – DIONNE WARWICK * “SUPERSTITION” – STEVIE WONDER * “(SITTIN’ ON) THE DOCK OF THE BAY” – OTIS REDDING * “I HEARD IT THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE” – MARVIN GAYE * “LEAN ON ME” – BILL WITHERS * “BEST OF MY LOVE” – THE EMOTIONS * “MOVE ON UP” – CURTIS MAYFIELD * “RESPECT” – ARETHA FRANKLIN * “IT’S A MAN’S, MAN’S, MAN’S WORLD” – JAMES BROWN * “SEPTEMBER” – EARTH, WIND & FIRE * “WHEN A MAN LOVES A WOMAN” – PERCY SLEDGE * “THE CLOSER I GET TO YOU” – ROBERTA FLACK WITH DONNY HATHAWAY * “WHERE DID OUR LOVE GO” – THE SUPREMES * “FREE” – DENIECE WILLIAMS

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