Sunday, October 10, 2010

RIP: Solomon Burke

From the Los Angeles Times:

Soul singer Solomon Burke, who wrote "Everybody Needs Somebody to Love" and recorded the hit "Cry to Me" used in the movie "Dirty Dancing," has died atAmsterdam's Schiphol Airport. He was 70.
Airport police spokesman Robert van Kapel confirmed the death of the "King of Rock and Soul" on Sunday, and referred further questions to his management.
Dutch national broadcaster NOS said Burke died on a plane early Sunday after arriving on a flight from Los Angeles. The cause of death was not immediately clear.


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