Solomon Burke

Grammy Nominees With Philadelphia TiesAs the 2011 Grammy’s draw nearer, take a moment to appreciate Philadelphia’s rich musical talent and diversity.
Philadelphia Soul Legend, Solomon Burke, Dies At 70Born to the sound of music in an upstairs room of a Philadelphia church, Burke was acknowledged as one of the greatest soul singers of the 1960s, but his popularity never matched that of contemporaries like James Brown or Marvin Gaye.