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Solomon Burke: The Bishop of Soul returns

Dave Schulps, Rock's Backpages, June 2002

MICK JAGGER may have insisted once upon a time that "it’s the singer not the song," but that doesn’t necessarily mean that even the greatest singers look gift songs from revered songwriters in the mouth.

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