Singer Solomon Burke died at Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport on October 10, 2010. He was 70. Burke wrote the hit song “Everybody Needs Somebody To Love. ” He is notably reembered for recording the hit song “Cry To Me,” which was used in the 1987 movie Dirty Dancing.
It was later said that Burke died on a airplane early Sunday morning after arriving on a flight from Los Angeles. Burke, a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, was slated to perform at a club in Amsterdam on Tuesday.