Farewell to Solomon Burke, the "king of rock and soul"

Yesterday the American died Solomon burke, known as the «the king of rock and soul"And author of classics such as" Evedybody needs somebody to love "," Cry to me "or" It must be love ".

Burke was 70 years old and died at the airport in Schiphol (Amsterdam), for reasons still unknown, upon the arrival of a flight from Los Angeles (USA) to the Dutch capital.

In Amsterdam he was going to give a concert next Tuesday with the Dutch rock band De Dijk. We remember that Burke is considered one of the godfathers of soul along with Ray Charles and Sam Cooke in the 50s.

Some of his first successes that earned him consecration were "Got to get you off my mind" and "Just Out Of Reach (Of My Two Empty Arms)". Burke called himself the king of "rock and soul" after releasing his song "Tonight the night."

Via | EFE


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