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Solomon Burke

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Solomon Burke
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Solomon Burke artist page: interviews, features and/or performances archived at NPR Music

Interviews & Profiles

Solomon Burke

April 18, 2010 His new record, Nothing Is Impossible, was produced by the legendary Willie Mitchell.

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March 7, 2005 The R&B legend talks about his new CD, Make Do With What You Got.

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December 11, 2006 The long-reigning King of Rock and Soul fulfills his dream of recording a country album.

September 21, 2006 All Songs Considered host Bob Boilen talks with NPR reviewers Robert Christgau, Meredith Ochs, T...

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August 5, 2002 The King of Rock and Soul: Solomon Burke; New solo work from Robert Plant; A look back at the wo...

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Solomon Burke

October 11, 2010 Fresh Air remembers the "King of Rock and Soul" with excerpts from a 1986 interview.

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June 10, 2008 Critic Josh duLac looks at new music, including albums from Lil Wayne and Solomon Burke.

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December 11, 2006 The long-reigning King of Rock and Soul fulfills his dream of recording a country album.

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Don't Give Up on Me

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  • Album: Don't Give Up on Me
  • Artist: Solomon Burke
  • Label: Fat Possum
 

Nothing's Impossible

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  • Album: Nothing's Impossible
  • Artist: Solomon Burke
  • Label: Koch Records
  • Released: 2010
 

'Make Do with What You Got'

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  • Album: 'Make Do with What You Got'
  • Artist: Solomon Burke
  • Label: Shout Factory
  • Released: 2005
 

Tha Carter III [Deluxe Edition]

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  • Album: Tha Carter III [Deluxe Edition]
  • Artist: Lil Wayne
  • Label: Cash Money
  • Released: 2008
 

Evil Urges

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  • Album: Evil Urges
  • Artist: My Morning Jacket
  • Label: Red
  • Released: 2008
 

Nashville

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  • Album: Nashville
  • Artist: Soloman Burke
 

Rabbit Fur Coat

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Highway Companion

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Tower of Love

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We Shall Overcome

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Heavy Ornamentals

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Fox Confessor Brings the Flood

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The Crane Wife

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Eccentric Soul: Vol. 7

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  • Album: Eccentric Soul: Vol. 7
  • Artist: Various