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

From Veronica Bauer's playlist: Sam Cooke — Bring It On Home to Me

Lawd Have Mercy! Maybe my favorite male singer ever! I'm in A Sad Mood Tonight and Change Gonna Come are unbelievable.     Sam Cooke had 30 U.S. top 40 hits between 1957 and 1964, plus three more posthumously. Cooke was among the first modern black performers and composers to attend to the business side of his musical career. He founded both a record label and a publishing company as an extension of his careers as a singer and composer. He also took an active part in the Civil Rights…

Sam Cooke (January 1931 – December born Samuel Cook, was an African-American recording artist, singer-songwriter and entrepreneur. He is commonly known as the King of Soul for his distinctive

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 was definitely one of the awesomest singers ever, that smooth voice those amazing songs, too many to choose a favorite, but I'll say Twistin' The Night Away for now.

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

SAMUEL COOKE (Singer / Songwriter) D.O.B: January 22, 1931 in Clarksdale, Mississippi, D.O.D: December 11, 1964 in Los Angeles, CA from a gunshot wound. Biggest hit: You Send Me

Sam Cooke, when ask what was soul music? Sam Cooke simply hummed a 30 second refrain that sends chills down your spine. Sam Cooke is soul music.

Sam Cook

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

The Greatest x 2. Sam Cook & Muhammad Ali.

True Legends: Music - Sam Cooke (Left) and Boxing - Cassius Clay AKA Muhammad Ali (Right). This is Sam Cooke one of the greatest of all time, R.

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

Sam Cooke and wife Barbara cooking and playing music in the kitchen of their home.Sam Cooke is one of my favorites.