Solomon Burke

Born Mar 21, 1940
Solomon Burke was an American recording artist and vocalist, who shaped the sound of rhythm and blues as one of the founding fathers of soul music in the 1960s and a "key transitional figure in the development of soul music from rhythm and blues. He had a string of hits including "Cry to Me", "If Yo...
Solomon Burke

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: Salomon Burke, James Soloman McDonald, Dr. Solomon Burke, The Bishop of Soul, The King of Rock and Soul, The King of Rock 'N Soul, King Solomon, The Wonder Boy preacher, Lord Solomon, James Solomon McDonald


: 6 ft (1.85 m)


: United States of America

Date of Birth

: March 21, 1940

Place of Birth

: Philadelphia

Date of Death

: October 10, 2010

Place of Death

: Haarlemmermeer

Cause of Death

: Natural causes