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Preacher, singer

Solomon Burke (March 21, 1940 – October 10, 2010) 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...Wikipedia

Age: 70 (age at death)
Born: 21st March, 1940, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: 10th October, 2010, Amsterdam`s Schiphol Airport
Height: 6' 1" (185 cm)
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: Cry to Me

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He knows what He`s doing, and sometimes we project what we can`t see, but only God knows what`s going to happen, and He knows the best. For all of us.


We started the publicity, we started moving in the same direction with them, and then the devil came in and just turned that right around.


Recorded the song "Tommorrow is Forever" with Dolly Parton for his 2006 CD, "Nashville". Parton was the composer of the song. Other duet partners on the project included Emmylou Harris, Patty Loveless, Nancy Griffith, and Gillian Welch


Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2001.

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