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Like a Burke

Advantages: Great voice, ballads,
Disadvantages: Not quite as strong as his best work

**Introduction** Solomon Burke is not only one of Soul Music's greats but he's probably one of the most diverse artists in the Genre of Soul, His music also breaks barriers into Country and Blues. His 2006 album Nashvillegad a heavy Country feel which al ...

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Review of Like a Fire - Solomon Burke

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Please don't give up on him

Advantages: The voice
Disadvantages: None

**Introduction** As a fan of Soul music One of my favourite artists has got to be the legendary soul singer Solomon Burke, With a voice as big as his build Burke is regarded as one of the greatest singers of all time by fans, critics and fellow perform ...

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Review of Don't Give Up on Me - Solomon Burke

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Sheer class. RIP Solomon

Advantages: Great voice, ballads.
Disadvantages: Death, Last album

**Introduction** They say when the death of a statesman or famous musician is announced people always remember where they were when they heard the news. It was on the morning of 10th October 2010 that I having just woken up browsed Twitter on my phone an ...

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Review of Nothing's Impossible - Solomon Burke

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THE GODFATHER OF SOUL

Advantages: Contains his most well-known classics
Disadvantages: None!

Like Aretha Franklin, Al Green, Marvin Gaye, Diana Ross and Stevie Wonder, James Brown possessed the uncanny ability of having a distinguished, instantly recognisable and unique vocal style of his own. In his case, his primal vocal delivery was capable of ...

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Review of Godfather (The Very Best Of...) - James Brown

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The Birth Of Soul Caught Live

Advantages: James Brown before he went global
Disadvantages: Very dated, none of his big hits

WHO'S THIS THEN? --------------------------------- Even if you don't know any of his music directly, the chances are that you'll have been affected indirectly by his vast 45 year output. For a start, he invented what used to be called "soul", that genre ...

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Review of Live at the Apollo (Digitally Remastered/Live Recording) - James Brown

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