R&B singer who all sang “Surely got to ENABLE YOU TO GET Off My Brain,” “Straight down within the Valley,” and “Everybody Requirements Somebody to Like.” Along with his family members running their very own cathedral, he became a gospel preacher and a bunch of the gospel radio display by age twelve. He performed for Pop John Paul II and was inducted in to the Stone Hall of Popularity in 2001. He was inspired by his mom, Josephine, a nurse, pastor-schoolteacher, and musician. He inspired a era of future spirit performers, including Isaac Hayes and Barry Light.
Full Name Solomon Burke Date Of Birth March 21, 1940 Died October 10, 2010, Amsterdam Airport Schiphol, Netherlands Place Of Birth Philadelphia, PA Height 1.85 m Profession R&B Singer Nationality American Spouse Frances Sunday, Doris P. Williams Children Melanie Burke McCall, Carolyn Burke, Eleanor Alma Burke, Lillian Burke, Melvia Burke, King Solomon Haile Selassie Burke, David Burke, John Fitzgerald Kennedy Burke, Elijah Mohammed Burke, Queen Elizabeth Burke-Maynard, James Burke, Queen Sunday Victoria Burke, Gemini Burke, Valerie Doris Gresham Burke, Solomon Vincent Burke, Jr. Parents Josephine Moore Siblings Elec Edward Burke, Vladimir H. Burke, Mario Burke, Jolester R. M. Burke, Laurena Burke-Corbin, Daniel S. Burke Awards Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Blues Album, Rhythm and Blues Foundation Pioneer Award Music Groups The Soul Clan Movies Time of Fear, The Little Death, The Big Easy, Cool Breeze, Hammer, Solomon Burke: Everybody Needs Somebody, Solomon Burke: The King Live at Avo Session Basel, A Stack of Soul
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# Fact 1 Died on a plane at Schiphol Airport (Amsterdam) after arriving from Los Angeles to perform on 12 October. 2 Passed away while waiting to catch a flight at Schipol Airport in the Netherlands. 3 Recorded the song "Tommorrow is Forever" with Dolly Parton for his 2006 CD, "Nashville". Parton was the composer of the song. Other duet partners on the project included Emmylou Harris, Patty Loveless, Nancy Griffith, and Gillian Welch 4 Inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2001.
Title Year Status Character Forever 2014 TV Series performer - 1 episode '71 2014 performer: "CRY TO ME" La Marató 2013 2013 TV Movie writer: "Pots set tu" Tu cara me suena 2013 TV Series writer - 1 episode Divorce 2013 TV Series writer - 1 episode Dancing with the Stars 2012 TV Series lyrics - 1 episode Frontline 2012 TV Series documentary performer - 1 episode Late Show with David Letterman TV Series writer - 5 episodes, 2011 performer - 1 episode, 2005 Dancing Stars 2011 TV Series writer - 1 episode The 53rd Annual Grammy Awards 2011 TV Special writer: "Everybody Needs to Love Somebody" The Interrupters 2011 Documentary performer: "Don't Give Up On Me" Lie to Me 2010 TV Series performer - 1 episode RED 2010 performer: "Home in Your Heart" Passion Play 2010 "Orphan in This World" / performer: "Orphan in This World" The Wire TV Series performer - 3 episodes, 2004 - 2008 writer - 1 episode, 2006 It Takes Two 2007 TV Series lyrics - 1 episode Lo cap d'any 2006 TV Special writer: "Everybody Needs Somebody to Love" House M.D. 2005 TV Series performer - 1 episode Coach Carter 2005 performer: "I Changed My Mind" The O.C. 2005 TV Series performer - 1 episode Everyday People 2004 performer: "None Of Us Are Free" Idol 2003 TV Series writer - 1 episode Prey for Rock & Roll 2003 performer: "Don't Give Up On Me" The United States of Leland 2003 performer: "Diamond in Your Mind" Crossing Jordan 2002 TV Series performer - 1 episode Unbreakable 2000 performer: "Just Out of Reach Of My Two Open Arms" 1951 Pitkä kuuma kesä 1999 lyrics: "Everybody Needs Somebody to Love" All I Wanna Do 1998 performer: "Lookin' for My Baby" / writer: "Lookin' for My Baby" 2 Days in the Valley 1996 writer: "Down In the Valley" Dead Presidents 1995 writer: "Down In The Valley" L'âge des possibles 1995 writer: "Everybody Needs Someone To Love" Genesis: Live at Wembley Stadium 1988 Video "Everybody Needs Somebody to Love" / writer: "Everybody Needs Somebody to Love" Dirty Dancing 1987 performer: "Cry to Me" Light of Day 1987 performer: "You're Good for Me" Meatballs III: Summer Job 1986 writer: "Down In The Alley" Genesis: The Mama Tour 1984 Video documentary "Everybody Needs Somebody to Love" / writer: "Everybody Needs Somebody to Love" The Blues Brothers 1980 writer: "EVERYBODY NEEDS SOMEBODY TO LOVE" - uncredited Cool Breeze 1972 performer: "Cool Breeze", "The Bus" / writer: "Cool Breeze", "The Bus" The Go!! Show 1966 TV Series writer - 1 episode Shindig! 1965 TV Series writer - 1 episode Outlander 2016 TV Series performer - 1 episode The Man from U.N.C.L.E. 2015 performer: "Cry To Me" Tu cara me suena - Argentina 2015 TV Series writer - 1 episode Actor Actor
Title Year Status Character Time of Fear 2002 Bishop Bonds (as Dr. Solomon Burke) The Little Death 1996 Bandleader Body & Soul 1988 Short Body The Big Easy 1986 Daddy Mention Composer Composer
Title Year Status Character Treme Musical Performances: Got to Get You Off My Mind 2011 Video short Hammer 1972 Cool Breeze 1972 Thanks Thanks
Title Year Status Character 19th Annual Trumpet Awards 2011 TV Special in memory of Self Self
Title Year Status Character Bang! The Bert Berns Story 2016 Documentary Himself Hou me vast - De Dijk 2011 Documentary Himself / singer Kosmos Festival 2011 TV Movie Himself Passion Play 2010 Himself Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Live: I'll Take You There 2009 Video Himself The Tonight Show with Jay Leno 2003-2008 TV Series Himself Solomon Burke & Friends: Live in Nashville 2007 TV Movie Himself Great Performances 2007 TV Series Himself Late Night with Conan O'Brien 1993-2007 TV Series Himself / Himself - Musical Guest Soul Britannia 2007 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself Later... With Jools Holland 2005 TV Series Himself Derailroaded 2005 Documentary Himself Late Show with David Letterman 2002-2005 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest / Himself Soul Deep: The Story of Black Popular Music 2005 TV Mini-Series documentary Himself Zu & Co Live at Royal Albert Hall 2004 Video Himself 2004 Jammys: The Theatre at Madison Square Garden 2004 TV Mini-Series Himself Lightning in a Bottle 2004 Documentary Himself God Only Knows: Vocal Harmony - The Voice 2003 TV Movie documentary Himself 60 Minutes 2003 TV Series documentary Himself - Musician (segment "King Solomon") Soul Comes Home 2003 TV Special Himself 24th Annual W.C. Handy Blues Awards 2003 TV Special Himself - Performer BingoLotto 2002 TV Series Himself - Musical Guest / Themselves - Musical Guest Først & sist 2002 TV Series Himself Say It Loud: A Celebration of Black Music in America 2001 TV Mini-Series documentary The History of Rock 'n' Roll 1995 TV Series documentary Himself The Atlantic Records Story 1994 TV Special Himself Arena 1985 TV Series documentary Himself The Joey Bishop Show 1969 TV Series Himself Discs a Go-Go 1965 TV Series Himself Thank Your Lucky Stars 1965 TV Series Himself Ready, Steady, Go! 1965 TV Series Himself Gadzooks! It's All Happening 1965 TV Series Himself Archive Footage Archive Footage Nominated awards Nominated awards
Year Award Ceremony Nomination Movie Award shared with 2007 Grammy Grammy Awards Best Country Collaboration with Vocals · Dolly Parton
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