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Solomon Burke

Features

Sunday, November 19 2006

How Solomon Burke Got to Nashville

Few artists can attest to recording an album in eight days but Solomon Burke is unlike other artists. He's not just the "King of Rock and Soul", he's also a singer who's still learning how to perfect his craft, with a passion that fuels boundless creativity.


Reviews

Thursday, April 15 2010

Solomon Burke: Nothing's Impossible

After four albums of Americana crossover, Solomon Burke reminds us he’s a soul singer by joining forces with the late producer Willie Mitchell.


Tuesday, June 10 2008

Solomon Burke: Like a Fire

Even with its cool embers, Like a Fire shows that the flame is well alit in Solomon Burke's soul.


Wednesday, October 11 2006

Solomon Burke: Nashville

Call the music on Nashville roots, Americana, country, blues or any combination thereof; the album is a transcendental listening experience irrespective of genre.


Thursday, June 9 2005

Solomon Burke: Live at the House of the Blues / Soul of the Blues

There are moments on these albums befitting a man with the title 'the King of Rock 'N' Soul', but there are plenty more that would be better suited to a Blues Brother.


Tuesday, April 5 2005

Solomon Burke: Make Do With What You Got

It's hard to believe that a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee could have a sophomore slump at the age of 69.


News

Monday, May 26 2008

Five questions with soul artist Solomon Burke

When asked how he was feeling on the day of this interview, Solomon Burke genially replied, "Blessed with no stress." The King of Rock and


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