Sunday, May 17, 2009

Can't Stop

Upon the precipice of a new baby, a common (already) father fear is whether or not he can find the same (or at least enough) love for another when he is already all-consumed with adoration for his current child(ren). To that fear we dedicate this week's objet d'eBay, the Solomon Burke 45 vinyl, "I Can't Stop." A father's capacity for love can just keep growing.

Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Burke, the self-proclaimed King of Rock and Soul, has 21 kids and 88 (let's just round to 100) grandchildren. He can't stop loving his kids — or their mothers, apparently — and even dedicated his performance of "If I Give My Heart to You" from Like a Fire, his latest album, to all his children.

The fact is, no matter how many he has, He Can't Stop:

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