Sam Cooke, a brilliant singer & songwriter, is widely considered the inventor of Soul music.
Aretha Franklin and Sam Cooke. (http://tsutpen.blogspot.com/2012/03/when-legends-gather-648.html)
Suddenly very fascinated by "The Mysterious Death of Sam Cooke."
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