Monday, October 11, 2010

Solomon Burke Dies

On October 10 the great soul singer Solomon Burke died.  He started singing in the sixties, but enjoyed a revival in 2002 with the release of his new album Don't Give Up On Me.   Burke was an undertaker and was trained early in life as a mortician.  Burke was a great singer that brought power and emotion to his singing.   This is one of my favorite songs of all time, the title track from his 2002 album.

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