Find a Solomon Burke - Got To Get You Off My Mind / Cry To Me first pressing or reissue. Complete your Solomon Burke collection. Shop Vinyl "Cry to Me" is a song written by Bert Russell a/k/a Bert Berns, first recorded under the production of Bert Berns by Solomon Burke, who released the song in 1962. Lyrics to 'Cry To Me' by Solomon Burke: When your baby leaves you all alone And nobody call you on the phone Doncha feel like crying Doncha feel like crying. "Cry to Me" was a hit first for Solomon Burke, the towering (literally and figuratively) Philadelphia soul singer who recorded a swinging version of it for Atlantic.