ALOE BLACC! G.OA.T.: I need a dollar by Aloe Blacc (2010)

THE greatest OF ALL TUNES (G.O.A.T.) is a series of posts, producing my 100 favorite songs of all time.  The master list is here, and I update it about every two weeks or when I have another 10 songs or so. Today, I’m doing a whole bunch of GOATs all in a row. A bunch of posts, a bunch of cover versions!

Then, at the end of the day, I’ll update the master list.

This is a song that got tons of cross-promotional boosts to put it on everyone’s radar, and it deserved all the hype.  I need a dollar is the quintessential earworm.

Further listening: Blacc’s other hits include Nascimento, Loving You Is killing Me, and green Lights, as well as Wake Me Up, which he made with Avicii.  All good songs, but I can’t say they’d qualify as GOATs.

I need a dollar by The Reality