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Solomon Burke

Highest Rated:   88% The Big Easy (1987)
Lowest Rated:   82% Derailroaded (2005)
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Birthplace:   Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Solomon Burke is an American Grammy Award-winning singer/songwriter. In 1987, he appeared in the movie The Big Easy as Daddy Mention and he is featured in the 2004 movie Lightning in a Bottle, singing "Turn on Your Love Light" and "Down in the Valley". Also in 2004, Solomon appeared on Junkie XL's album, Radio JXL: A Broadcast From the Computer Hell Cabin, performing "Catch Up To My Step". During the half-century that he has performed, he has drawn from his roots: gospel, soul, and blues, as well as developing his own style in a time when R&B, and rock were still in their infancy. Burke is revered by some of the most respected big acts as a pioneer and member of the prestigious Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
No Score Yet Solomon Burke: The King Live at Avo Session Basel
  • Actor
2007
No Score Yet Solomon Burke: Everybody Needs Somebody
  • Actor
2007
No Score Yet Soul Deep: The Story of Black Popular Music
  • Actor
2005
82% Derailroaded
  • Actor
2005
87% Lightning in a Bottle
  • Actor
$78.5k 2004
No Score Yet A Stack of Soul
  • Actor
2003
No Score Yet Soul Comes Home - A Celebration of Stax Records and Memphis Soul Music
  • Actor
2003
No Score Yet Time of Fear
  • Bishop Bonds
2002
88% The Big Easy
  • Daddy Mention
1987
No Score Yet Solomon Burke & Friends: Live In Nashville
  • Actor

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet Great Performances
2000
  • Performer
  • 2007
No Score Yet Star Trek: Enterprise
2001-2005
  • Ensign
  • 2005
No Score Yet The Tonight Show With Jay Leno
1992-2014
  • Performer
  • 2003

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