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Soul giant SOLOMON BURKE is to play a one-off show in LONDON in October.
It will mark the first live appearance in the UK for the sexagenarian legend since a tour in 1975. He will appear at the Barbican Centre on October 6.
The soul pioneer, a contemporary of Otis Redding and massive influence onRolling Stones, made a return to the public eye this year with the critically acclaimed ‘Don’t Give Up On Me’. The album featured tracks written for Burke includingElvis CostelloTom Waits
Burke is likely to be accompanied at the Barbican by the Blind Boys Of Alabama, the gospel collective who featured on ‘Don’t Give Up On Me’.