Sam Cook 1959 #sosmooth

Sam Cooke Getting the Biopic Treatment

Sam Cooke - Samuel Cook (January 1931 – December known by his stage name Sam Cooke, and on one recording as Dale Cook, was an American recording artist, singer-songwriter and entrepreneur. Cooke is considered to be one of the pio

Suddenly very fascinated by "The Mysterious Death of Sam Cooke."

Sam Cooke - In the book “Our Uncle Sam”, the author explains why the great soul singer and civil rights activist was also one of the first major black artists to stop straightening his hair.

Sam Cooke, 1963.    “Sam Cooke was the best singer who ever lived, no contest.” - Jerry Wexler

Sam Cooke ~ "It's been a long, a long time coming - But I know a change is gonna come"." Sing It Sam, Sing It!

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Aretha Franklin and Sam Cooke, grew up as neighbours and friends in Detroit

Sam Cooke, Otis Redding, Wilson Pickett, Jackie Wilson.. Brooklyn, 1963.

Sam Cooke, Otis Redding, Wilson Pickett, Jackie Wilson // I play Sam Cooke & I think of you

Sam Cooke, one of the best gospel and soul singers ever. December 11, 1964, Cooke was fatally shot by the manager of the Hacienda Motel in Los Angeles, California, at the age of 33. At the time, the courts ruled that Cooke was drunk and distressed, and that the manager had killed Cooke in what was later ruled a justifiable homicide.

20 Moments That Will Transport You To 1963

Sam Cooke - Cupid, Wonderful World, Twistin the Night Away, Change is Gonna Come.

Sam Cooke was an American gospel, R, soul, and pop singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur. He is considered to be one of the pioneers and founders of soul music.

Sam Cooke ~ 1957 This is the debut album by Sam Cooke it included his # 1 recording of "You Send Me"

Sam Cook

More than just the man who invented soul, Sam Cooke made strides as a businessman, forming his own label & publishing company.