Sam Cook 1959 #sosmooth

Sam Cooke Getting the Biopic Treatment

Sam Cook 1959 #sosmooth

for sentimental reasons ● sam cooke

for sentimental reasons ● sam cooke

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

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

Cassius Clay&Sam Cooke

Icons of American Music

Cassius Clay&Sam Cooke

Sam Cooke Bring It On Home to Me lyrics......One of my all time favorite signers.  He was an original, a master.  Mr. Cooke.

Sam Cooke Bring It On Home to Me lyrics......One of my all time favorite signers. He was an original, a master. Mr. Cooke.

Sam Cooke  In the Fifites and Sixties, Sam Cooke helped invent soul music by merging gospel sounds with secular themes. Cooke's pure, elegant crooning was widely imitated, and both his voice and his suave, sophisticated image influenced generations of soul men.

Sam Cooke In the Fifites and Sixties, Sam Cooke helped invent soul music by merging gospel sounds with secular themes. Cooke's pure, elegant crooning was widely imitated, and both his voice and his suave, sophisticated image influenced generations of soul men.

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.

Clearly positioned by RCA as a young heir to Nat King Cole, Cooke was often forced to record pop songs for older audiences that weren't quite right for his youthful sound and soulful sensibility. Description from marcmyers.typepad.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Clearly positioned by RCA as a young heir to Nat King Cole, Cooke was often forced to record pop songs for older audiences that weren't quite right for his youthful sound and soulful sensibility. Description from marcmyers.typepad.com. I searched for this on bing.com/images

Sam Cooke. RnB Great who's life was way too short. Defines Heart and Soul.    http://youtu.be/gbO2_077ixs

Sam Cooke. RnB Great who's life was way too short. Defines Heart and Soul. http://youtu.be/gbO2_077ixs

SAMUEL COOKE (Singer / Songwriter)  BIRTH:  January 22, 1931 in Clarksdale, Mississippi, U.S.A.  DEATH:  December 11, 1964 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.A.  CAUSE OF DEATH:  Gunshot Wound  CLAIM TO FAME:  You Send Me

SAMUEL COOKE (Singer / Songwriter) BIRTH: January 22, 1931 in Clarksdale, Mississippi, U.S.A. DEATH: December 11, 1964 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.A. CAUSE OF DEATH: Gunshot Wound CLAIM TO FAME: You Send Me

i want to hang this in my kitchen | Sam Cooke and wife Barbara cooking and playing music in the kitchen of their home.

Sam Cooke 1965

i want to hang this in my kitchen | Sam Cooke and wife Barbara cooking and playing music in the kitchen of their home.

Fifty years ago this week, Sam Cooke strolled into a recording studio, put on a pair of headphones, and laid down the tracks for one of the most important songs of the civil rights era.  Rolling Stone now calls "A Change Is Gonna Come" one of the greatest songs of all time, but in 1964 its political message was a risky maneuver.

Sam Cooke And The Song That 'Almost Scared Him'

Fifty years ago this week, Sam Cooke strolled into a recording studio, put on a pair of headphones, and laid down the tracks for one of the most important songs of the civil rights era. Rolling Stone now calls "A Change Is Gonna Come" one of the greatest songs of all time, but in 1964 its political message was a risky maneuver.

The Greatest x 2. Sam Cook & Muhammad Ali.

The Greatest x 2. Sam Cook & Muhammad Ali.

Aretha Franklin and Sam Cooke.  (http://tsutpen.blogspot.com/2012/03/when-legends-gather-648.html)

Aretha Franklin and Sam Cooke. (http://tsutpen.blogspot.com/2012/03/when-legends-gather-648.html)

Sam Cooke - 1958 Photographic Print by G. Marshall Wilson at Art.com(it is considering the time!)

Sam Cooke - 1958

Sam Cooke - 1958 Photographic Print by G. Marshall Wilson at Art.com(it is considering the time!)

Sam Cooke Bring It On Home to Me lyrics  https://twitter.com/ogugeo/status/315461502431805440

Sam Cooke Bring It On Home to Me lyrics https://twitter.com/ogugeo/status/315461502431805440

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