Letter from My Darling

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Solomon Burke

Solomon Burke (March 21, 1940 – October 10, 2010) was an American recording artist and vocalist, who shaped the sound of rhythm and blues as one of the founding fathers of soul music in the 1960s and a "key transitional figure in the development of soul music from rhythm and blues. He had a string of hits including "Cry to Me", "If You Need Me", "Got to Get You Off My Mind", "Down in the Valley" and "Everybody Needs Somebody to Love". Burke was referred to as "King Solomon", the "King of Rock 'n' Soul", "Bishop of Soul" and the "Muhammad Ali of soul". Due to Burke's minimal chart success in comparison to other soul music greats such as James Brown, Wilson Pickett and Otis Redding, Burke is often described as the genre's "most unfairly overlooked singer" of … more »

This is the sweetest letter
That I have ever read.
It was written by my sweetheart
And this is what she said.
(it reads,) 'my dearest darling,
Still love you faithfully
And I hope these few lines
Find you still in love with me.'
The more I read this letter,
The more it touches my heart.
Right here she says don't forget her
Although we're miles apart.
She closes out by saying,
'I think I'll go to bed,
So I'll kiss this letter, darling,
But I wish it was you instead.'

Written by: CHARLES SINGLETON, ROSE MARIE MCCOY

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Letter from My Darling