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

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!

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.

Aretha Franklin and Sam Cooke.  (

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

Sam Cooke, a brilliant singer & songwriter, is widely considered the inventor of Soul music.

Sam Cooke, a brilliant singer & songwriter, is widely considered the inventor of Soul music.

Sam Cooke and Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali), 1964

1964 - Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali) and Sam Cooke they both were fierce in their heydays!

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"

theBERRY’s Afternoon Daily Randomness : theBERRY. Good Music Doesn't Have An Expiration Date. #Quote

Take a BERRY Break (40 photos)

I love when my parents say, "How do you know that song? That song was popular when I was a teenager." And I always tell them that music doesn't have an expiration date.

Sam Cooke 'Bring it on Home to Me' 1962 | If you've never heard Sam Cooke's voice or this song in particular…

This week 50 years ago, Sam Cooke’s ‘A Change is Gonna Come’ was released. An excerpt from Peter Guralnick’s superb recently rereleased biography of the singer examines what inspired him to write the song.