'King Of Rock And Soul' Solomon Burke Dead Soul music legend Solomon Burke died Sunday morning at age 70. His hits included "Cry To Me," "Got to Get You Off Off My Mind" and "Tonight's The Night." He in Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport while on tour promoting his latest album. Guest host Rebecca Roberts takes a note to remember the soul music legend.
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'King Of Rock And Soul' Solomon Burke Dead

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'King Of Rock And Soul' Solomon Burke Dead

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Soul music legend Solomon Burke died Sunday morning at age 70. His hits included "Cry To Me," "Got to Get You Off Off My Mind" and "Tonight's The Night." He in Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport while on tour promoting his latest album. Guest host Rebecca Roberts takes a note to remember the soul music legend.

REBECCA ROBERTS, host:

One more note from the news this morning. Soul music legend Solomon Burke has died at the age of 70.

(Soundbite of song, "Cry To Me")

Mr. SOLOMON BURKE (Late Musician): (Singing) When your baby, leaves you all alone...

ROBERTS: This is Solomon Burke's 1960s hit "Cry To Me." The self-proclaimed king of rock and soul died this morning in Amsterdam while on tour promoting his latest album.

(Soundbite of song, "Cry To Me")

Mr. BURKE: (Singing) Don't you feel like crying, don't you feel like crying. Well, here I am, honey. Come on...

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