Solomon Burke releases ‘Don’t Give Up on Me’ produced by Joe Henry (2002)

Solomon Burke’s ‘Don’t Give Up on Me’ is a studio album released on July 23, 2002.

Track Listing : 1.Don’T Give Up On Me (Dan Penn, Carson Whitsett, Hoy Lindsey) – 03:45 . 2.Fast Train (Van Morrison) – 05:43 . 3.Diamond In Your Mind (Tom Waits, Kathleen Brennan) – 04:24 . 4.Flesh And Blood (Joe Henry) – 06:07 . 5.Soul Searchin’ (Brian Wilsonandy Paley) – 03:59 . 6.Only A Dream (Van Morrison) – 05:09 . 7.The Judgment (Elvis Costello, Cait O’Riordan) – 03:30 . 8.Stepchild (Bob Dylan) – 05:10 . 9.The Other Side Of The Coin (Nick Lowe) – 03:46 . 10.None Of Us Are Free (Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil, Brenda Russell) – 05:29 . 11.Sit This One Out (Pick Purnell) – 04:33

Musicians : Solomon Burke – Vocals, Piano, Electric Guitar . Chris Bruce – Electric Guitar . David Palmer – Piano, Keyboard . David Piltch – Bass Guitar . Jay Bellerose – Drums, Percussion . Bennie Wallace – Tenor Saxophone . Rudy Copeland – Organ . Daniel Lanois – Electric Guitar . The Blind Boys Of Alabama – Backing Vocals . Clarence Fountain – Backing Vocals . Jimmy Carter – Backing Vocals . Bishop Billy Bowers – Backing Vocals . Ben Moore – Backing Vocals . Eric Mckinnie – Backing Vocals . Caleb Butler – Backing Vocals . Joey Williams – Backing Vocals . Tracy Pierce – Backing Vocals . Niki Harris – Backing Vocals . Jean Mcclain – Backing Vocals

Production : Produced By Joe Henry . Nathan Burden – Engineer . S. “Husky” Höskulds – Engineer, Mixing . Doug Sax – Mastering

Package : Jesse Fischer – Design, Photography . Joe Henry – Composer, Liner Notes

Recorded Feb 25–28, 2002.

Released On July 23, 2002 By Fat Possum Records/Anti.

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Rolling Stone
If you’re a songwriter and one day the phone rings and somebody tells you soul giant Solomon Burke is recording again and looking for songs, you really have only one option: Get busy. […]

PopMatters
“Love sometimes takes the form of frustration, a sad combination of emptiness and doubt,” Burke sings. “When the only human connection is expressed with a shout, I think I’m gonna have to just sit this one out.” To that, I can say only one thing: Amen. […]

Sputnikmusic.com
To go over every track is unnecessary, as this album must be taken on as a whole. The sheer emotion –or soul if you will– found in Solomon’s voice is something you can’t fake. […]

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Solomon Burke’s ‘Don’t Give Up on Me’

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