RELEASE
March 27, 2012
LABEL
Rockbeat Records
GENRES
Rhythm & Blues, Soul, Early R&B, Soul-Blues, Country Soul, Retro-Soul, Southern Soul, Deep Soul

Album Review

Solomon Burke, the so-called King of Rock & Soul, was exactly that, a king in concert. He wove strands of country, soul, rock & roll, and horn-laced jazz and funk with the fire and joy of a gospel revival meeting, and his message, to love each other, blurred the lines between sacred and secular into meaninglessness. This powerful two-disc set captures a concert Burke gave in Lugano, Switzerland in 2008, two years before his death. Fronting a 14-piece band complete with brass and strings, Burke is commanding and brilliant, pulling out the country-soul on "That's How I Got to Memphis" and "Georgia on My Mind" and the secular gospel on "A Change Is Gonna Come" and "What a Wonderful World," before bringing the house down with a rousing, onrushing revival tent crescendo on "Everybody Needs Somebody to Love." Burke could testify. This explosive live show leaves no doubt of that.
Steve Leggett, Rovi

Track Listing

  1. That's How I Got to Memphishttp://itunes.apple.com/album/the-last-great-concert-live/id510149593?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  2. Fast Trainhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/the-last-great-concert-live/id510149593?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  3. Diamond in Your Mindhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/the-last-great-concert-live/id510149593?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  4. Cry to Mehttp://itunes.apple.com/album/the-last-great-concert-live/id510149593?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  5. Georgia on My Mindhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/the-last-great-concert-live/id510149593?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  6. Like a Firehttp://itunes.apple.com/album/the-last-great-concert-live/id510149593?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  7. Down in the Valleyhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/the-last-great-concert-live/id510149593?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  8. Medley, Pt. 1: If You Need Me [Medley]http://itunes.apple.com/album/the-last-great-concert-live/id510149593?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  9. Medley, Pt. 2: Tonight's the Night [Medley]http://itunes.apple.com/album/the-last-great-concert-live/id510149593?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  10. Medley, Pt. 3: Almost Lost My Mind [Medley]http://itunes.apple.com/album/the-last-great-concert-live/id510149593?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  11. Medley, Pt. 4: He'll Have to Go [Medley]http://itunes.apple.com/album/the-last-great-concert-live/id510149593?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  12. Medley, Pt. 5: I Can't Stop Loving You [Medley]http://itunes.apple.com/album/the-last-great-concert-live/id510149593?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  13. Detroit Cityhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/the-last-great-concert-live/id510149593?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  14. A Change Is Gonna Comehttp://itunes.apple.com/album/the-last-great-concert-live/id510149593?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  15. None of Us Are Freehttp://itunes.apple.com/album/the-last-great-concert-live/id510149593?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  16. Band Introductionhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/the-last-great-concert-live/id510149593?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  17. I Will Survivehttp://itunes.apple.com/album/the-last-great-concert-live/id510149593?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  18. Misty Bluehttp://itunes.apple.com/album/the-last-great-concert-live/id510149593?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  19. Got to Get You Off My Mindhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/the-last-great-concert-live/id510149593?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  20. Don't Give Up on Mehttp://itunes.apple.com/album/the-last-great-concert-live/id510149593?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  21. Atta Way to Gohttp://itunes.apple.com/album/the-last-great-concert-live/id510149593?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  22. Medley, Pt. 1: Proud Mary [Medley]http://itunes.apple.com/album/the-last-great-concert-live/id510149593?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  23. Medley, Pt. 2: Lucillehttp://itunes.apple.com/album/the-last-great-concert-live/id510149593?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  24. Medley, Pt. 3: Good Golly Miss Mollyhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/the-last-great-concert-live/id510149593?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  25. Medley, Pt. 4: Tutti Fruttihttp://itunes.apple.com/album/the-last-great-concert-live/id510149593?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  26. Medley, Pt. 5: Rock This Jointhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/the-last-great-concert-live/id510149593?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  27. Medley, Pt. 1: Johnny B. Goode [Medley]http://itunes.apple.com/album/the-last-great-concert-live/id510149593?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  28. Medley, Pt. 2: Shake, Rattle & Rollhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/the-last-great-concert-live/id510149593?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  29. Medley, Pt. 3: Lucillehttp://itunes.apple.com/album/the-last-great-concert-live/id510149593?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  30. I Give My Heart to Youhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/the-last-great-concert-live/id510149593?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  31. I Wish I Knew (How It Would Feel to Be Free)http://itunes.apple.com/album/the-last-great-concert-live/id510149593?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  32. What a Wonderful Worldhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/the-last-great-concert-live/id510149593?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  33. Silent Night, Holy Nighthttp://itunes.apple.com/album/the-last-great-concert-live/id510149593?uo=5&at=11l9vR
  34. Everybody Needs Somebody to Lovehttp://itunes.apple.com/album/the-last-great-concert-live/id510149593?uo=5&at=11l9vR
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