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. 

A post on Burke’s official website said the singer died of natural causes. He had flown to the Netherlands for a concert date with the band De Dijk

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