Long Live The King!
Solomon Burke, the last reigning king of soul, died today in The Netherlands. Solomon recorded almost 40 albums in a career dating back to the early 1955. He wrote the classic, Everybody Needs Somebody". Burke was born in 1940 in Philadelphia, fathered 21 children, 90 grandchildren and 19 great grand children.
He toured and recorded constantly and was en route to a concert in Amsterdam on Oct. 12th when he died.
This is his funkafied and revitalized Memphis Soul version of Bob Dylan's song, Maggies Farm, from 1965....