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Soul singer Solomon Burke, who wrote "Everybody Needs Somebody To Love" and recorded the hit "Cry To Me" used in the movie "Dirty Dancing," has died at Amsterdam's Schiphol Airport. He was 70.

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Grammy-winning singer/songwriter Solomon Burke attends "An Evening with Jerry Lee Lewis" at the Grammy Museum in Los Angeles in this September 28, 2010 file photo.FRED PROUSER

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A picture taken on July 13, 2006 shows US Soul music pioneer Solomon Burke performing during the 40th Montreux Jazz festival.FABRICE COFFRINI

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Solomon Burke, one of the pioneers of soul music, gestures to the audience after being inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in this March 19, 2001 file photo taken in New York.KATHY WILLENS

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Solomon Burke, the king of rock and soul - a title that Burke has embraced ever since a Baltimore disc jockey is said to have hung it on him in 1964 - poses in his red velvet throne in his Los Angeles home in this April 21, 2005 file photo.RIC FRANCIS

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