Track of the Day: 'Hold Out'

Editor’s Note: This article previously appeared in a different format as part of The Atlantic’s Notes section, retired in 2021.

For Sunday, a reader flags a “garage-rock gospel from an unexpected artist”:

If you know soul man Eli “Paperboy” Reed, it’s probably not sounding like this. It is much more raw and gritty than the high-gloss soul-revival stuff he’s best known for, inspired by his recent work teaching quartet gospel music to teens in Harlem.

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