Desert Island Pick: Solomon Burke / Rock 'N Soul

  • November 19, 2015
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Solomon Burke never had a Top 20 hit but he was a very important pioneer of early soul music. Released in November of 1964, Rock 'N Soul was Solomon Burke's first album for Atlantic Records. The album's title refers to Burke's rank as the "King of Rock 'n' Soul". Burke once said that "without soul, there'd be no rock, and without rock, there'd be no soul."

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