“Sidewalks, Fences and Walls”

Solomon Burke cut “Sidewalks, Fences and Walls” long after he sang songs that made him “King of Rock and Soul” in the 60s. There’s a good cover by Bob Dylan (on a bootleg) which steered your editor to the original. Other Firsters had already heard and loved it. More from one of them below…

“What man isn’t a Solomon to some missing-Mary in his life?
I can’t fucking believe she married Billy.