Commentary, "He Played Good, He Sang Good," Published in "The Independent on Sunday (UK)," 13 June 2004.
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[on Solomon Burke
] The things he made up were based on a deep-rooted understanding of music and his church background. I remember him telling me the riff to Everybody Needs Somebody To Love was based on a riff he'd heard in church. To me, that was it: his genius was based in his humanity. He was a saintly man, but very funny too. He taught me two things. The first, music is 10 times better when ...
He was awarded the O.B.E. (Officer of the order of the British Empire) in the 2003 Queen's Birthday Honours List for his services to music.