October 10, 2010

R.I.P. Solomon 'Body' Burke [1940-2010]

"Doncha feel like crying like crying like crying. C'mon baby, (c'mon) cry to me"

Willy De Ville played 6 songs with Solomon Burke & The Soul's Alive Orchestra at Bellinzona Piazza Blues Switserland June 28th 2003, after he did his own gig at this festival. And together they starred in the TV movie 'Body & Soul' (1988)

01. Instrumental 1
02. Instrumental 2
03. Introduction
04. Down in the Valley
05. Always Keep a Diamond in your Mind
06. Got to get You off My Mind/Havin’a Party/Hey Man
07. If You Need Me/ He’ll Have to Go/Just Out of Reach of My Two Empty Arms
08. Cry To Me
09. Souls Searching
10. Sittin’on the Dock of the Bay/Spanish Harlem/Fafafafafafa
11. Stand By Me
12. Don’t Give Up On Me
13. Proud Mary *
14. Lucille *
15. Send me Some Lovin’ *
16. Bring it On Home To Me *
17. Long Tall Sally/Tutti Frutti *
18. Everybody Needs Somebody (To Love) *
19. Song For Nina Simone +

* features Willy de Ville
+ song from off stage, about ten minuts after the show was over

[Satans Clipfabrik in German](1988)
Runtime: 33 min (TV film)
Director: Gianpaolo Tescari
Genre: Musical | SF | Short
Actor & Composer: Willy DeVille as Willie, with Solomon 'Body' Burke, Fausta Maria Rigo as Nina and Tomas Arana as Heller.

Nice picture of King Solomon at The Hague Jazz 2009, the last time I saw him perform live. More pictures of that event here [photo's: Arjan Vermeer '09]

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