Monday, March 16, 2009

Monday morning Youtubery

Solomon Burke has been recording since the early 60's, never more than four years between albums (and that one was because his label dropped him and he had to find another label -- once he did, he released several albums in quick succession that he'd done in the meantime). But he never had the hit that made an Otis Redding or James Brown famous. Nevermind, he's still a f***ing legend. And this song, written by Barry Mann/Cynthia Weil/Brenda Russell specifically for Burke, is one of his best despite the fact that he was 66 years old when he did it.

-- Badtux the Music Penguin

1 comment:

  1. Wow, whole lotta truth in that song.

    Thanks for posting that, Badtux.


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