Solomon Burke

Solomon Burke

Born Mar 21, 1940
  • Singer, Preacher, Film Score Composer, Actor
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 Stats


: 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


: Singer, Preacher, Film Score Composer, Actor


: 6 ft (1.85 m)


: United States of America

Date of Birth

: Mar 21, 1940 - Oct 10, 2010 (70 years old)

Place of Birth

: Philadelphia

Date of Death

: Oct 10, 2010

Place of Death

: Haarlemmermeer

Cause of Death

: Natural causes

Solomon Burke Film Roles

  1. The Big Easy
    Daddy Mention
    The Big Easy
  2. Time of Fear
  3. Solomon Burke: The King Live at Avo Session Basel
  4. A Stack of Soul
  5. Solomon Burke: Everybody Needs Somebody

Solomon Burke Film Appearances

  1. Solomon Burke: Everybody Needs Somebody
  2. Lightning in a Bottle

Solomon Burke TV Guest Roles

  1. Sylvester Stallone, Ben Foster, Solomon Burke
  2. AB-1207: Solomon Burke
  3. Show #2328
  4. Drew Barrymore, Kyle Krichbaum, Solomon Burke
  5. The Guess Who / Solomon Burke
  6. Luke Wilson, Jeff Garlin, Solomon Burke
  7. Show #2412
  8. David Gray, Solomon Burke, The National, The Rakes
  9. Jim Gaffigan, Liev Schrieber, Solomon Burke

Solomon Burke Albums

  1. What'd I Say
  2. We're Almost Home
  3. The Best Of
  4. Live at the House of Blues
  5. Proud Mary: The Bell Sessions
  6. Don't Give Up on Me
    Don't Give Up on Me
  7. Home in Your Heart
  8. Home Land
  9. Make Do With What You Got
  10. The Best of Solomon Burke