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Solomon Burke - Don't Give Up On Me

It’s a sad irony that in the 1980s and ’90s, many of the great artists of soul and R&B suffered musically at the hands of those who professed to love them the most. 555 more words


Solomon Burke - Solomon Burke's Greatest Hits

ARTIST: Solomon Burke
TITLE: Solomon Burke’s Greatest Hits
SINGLES: Just of Reach (Of My Two Open Arms) (#24, #7 R&B), Cry to Me (#44, #5 R&B), I’m Hanging Up My Heart for You (#85, #15 R&B), Down in the Valley (#71, #20 R&B) 277 more words

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CK Retro Review: Out Of Our Heads by The Rolling Stones

On the surface, 1965’s Out Of Our Heads looked just like its three predecessors in the Rolling Stones catalog in that it was comprised of a bunch of R&B and soul covers with a few originals sprinkled in for good measure. 947 more words

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Solomon Burke - Solomon Burke

ARTIST: Solomon Burke
TITLE: Solomon Burke
SINGLES: Most were singles – none charted
OTHER SONGS YOU MAY KNOW: This is really early stuff, so unless you just love early soul, no. 216 more words

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Proud Mary: Creedence Clearwater Revival; Solomon Burke; and Ike and Tina Turner

Hello there! In this week’s blog we consider Proud Mary, a great `swamp rock’ song from the 60s. We will review the original version by Creedence Clearwater Revival, and covers of that song by Solomon Burke and Ike & Tina Turner. 2,540 more words

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Song of the Week: Cry to Me, Solomon Burke

Scroll Down to Listen to “Cry to Me,” by Solomon Burke (plays in Spotify)

Now I can’t pretend to any music nerd cred on this one—though the song was originally released on Atlantic, I heard it when I went to go see Guy Ritchie’s remake of… 185 more words


My Top Five Newly Discovered Songs from High Fidelity by Nick Hornby

High Fidelity by Nick Hornby is our book club’s book this April. I really enjoyed the book with all its humor. It’s a plus that Rob Fleming’s (the protagonist) life is all about music (and other hipster stuff, haha!).  340 more words

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