Soul great Solomon Burke is set to add country crooner to his impressive resume after recording an album of honky tonk hits and ballads with the genre's superstars. The CRY TO ME singer has teamed up with songwriter BUDDY MILLER to record a series of country covers and original tunes with the likes of Patty Griffin and Emmylou Harris. Burke, who won a Grammy for his 2002 album DON'T GIVE UP ON ME, plans to release his country album in September (06).