Solomon Burke

    Solomon Burke

    • Solomon Burke
    Solomon Burke

    Solomon Burke

    • Solomon Burke

    Solomon Burke

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        While Solomon Burke never made a major impact upon the pop audience -- he never, in fact, had a Top 20 hit -- he was an important early soul pioneer. On his '60s singles for Atlantic, he brought a country influence into R&B, with emotional phrasing and intricately constructed, melodic ballads and midtempo songs. At the same time, he was surrounded with sophisticated "uptown" arrangements and was provided with much of his material by his producers, particularly Bert Berns. The co... Read more

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