Sunday, October 10, 2010

Solomon Burke RIP 1940-2010


Solomon Burke performing at the aftershow party (along Ben E King, Sam Moore, Percy Sledge, Paul Rodgers...) @ Indigo club for the reformed Led Zeppelin gig at the O2 on Dec 10 2007

He wrote Everybody Needs Somebody To Love which was covered by The Rolling Stones and The Blues Brothers in the movie of the same name.
He died on the plane that was flying him to Amsterdam where he was to play a gig on tuesday at the Paradiso.