Portrait of Solomon Burke

Solomon Burke

Bio: 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 blues" (Irwin Stambler 1974). He had a string of hits including "Cry to Me", "If You Need Me", "Got to Get You Off My Mind", "Down in the Valley" and "Everybody Needs Somebody to Love"
Born: Thu, Mar 21 1940
Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA

Death: Sun, Oct 10 2010
Solomon Burke is 70 years old
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Poster of Bang! The Bert Berns Story
Bang! The Bert Berns Story
Solomon Burke would have been no older than
70 in Bang! The Bert Berns Story
as 'Himself'.
Fri, Mar 11 2016
Poster of Hou me vast - De Dijk
Hou me vast - De Dijk
Solomon Burke would have been no older than
70 in Hou me vast - De Dijk
as 'himself'.
Wed, Sep 25 2013
Poster of Passion Play
Passion Play
Solomon Burke would have been no older than
70 in Passion Play
as 'Himself'.
Mon, Jan 10 2011
Poster of Solomon Burke & Friends: Live in Nashville
Solomon Burke & Friends: Live in Nashville
Solomon Burke was
67 in Solomon Burke & Friends: Live in Nashville
as 'Self'.
Mon, Sep 17 2007
Poster of Classic Soul at the BBC
Classic Soul at the BBC
Solomon Burke was
67 in Classic Soul at the BBC
as 'Self (archive footage)'.
Thu, Apr 05 2007
Poster of Jerry Lee Lewis: Last Man Standing, Live
Jerry Lee Lewis: Last Man Standing, Live
Solomon Burke was
66 in Jerry Lee Lewis: Last Man Standing, Live
as 'Lui même'.
Tue, Mar 06 2007
Poster of Lightning in a Bottle
Lightning in a Bottle
Solomon Burke was
63 in Lightning in a Bottle
as 'Self'.
Thu, Feb 12 2004
Poster of Rolling Stones: Four Flicks
Rolling Stones: Four Flicks
Solomon Burke was
63 in Rolling Stones: Four Flicks
as 'Solomon Burke'.
Tue, Nov 11 2003
Poster of Solomon Burke - Live At North Sea Jazz
Solomon Burke - Live At North Sea Jazz
Solomon Burke was
63 in Solomon Burke - Live At North Sea Jazz
as 'Vocals'.
Tue, Apr 08 2003
Poster of Time of Fear
Time of Fear
Solomon Burke was
61 in Time of Fear
as 'Bishop Bonds'.
Tue, Jan 01 2002
Poster of The Little Death
The Little Death
Solomon Burke was
56 in The Little Death
as 'Bandleader'.
Tue, Mar 26 1996
Poster of The History of Rock 'n' Roll
The History of Rock 'n' Roll
Solomon Burke was
54 in The History of Rock 'n' Roll
as 'Self'.
Mon, Mar 06 1995
Poster of The Big Easy
The Big Easy
Solomon Burke was
46 in The Big Easy
as 'Daddy Mention'.
Thu, Nov 27 1986

TV Shows (Acting Roles)

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Ages in TV shows are based off the first air date and may not be accurate. View individual episode details for accurate ages
Poster of Late Night with Conan O'Brien
Late Night with Conan O'Brien
Solomon Burke was
53+ in Late Night with Conan O'Brien
as 'Self - Guest, Self - Musical Guest'.
First Air Date
Mon, Sep 13 1993
Poster of The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
Solomon Burke was
52+ in The Tonight Show with Jay Leno
as 'Himself, '.
First Air Date
Mon, May 25 1992