Sunday, October 10, 2010

Solomon Burke has died at age 70

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Soul Singer Solomon Burke has died at age 70. Known best for the songs: “Cry To Me, “Down in the Valley”, “Everybody Needs Somebody to Love”. Solomon Burke was an important figure in merging Gospel techniques into Soul music.

This is a truly sad week in music. Music fans are still mourning the death of the Queen of Gospel Albertina Walker and now Solomon Burke has followed. Solomon Burke died at Schipol Airport in Amsterdam.

TheFreshMusicPage thoughts and prayers are with the family of Solomon Burke