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SAM COOKE RECORDING
DALE COOK
HARLEM SQUARE
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TIMES
PIANIST
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SONG
ACTING
COMING
GREEN
DECEMBER
PIONEER
LISTING
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BIOGRAPHY
SOUNDS
WHITES
PRINCE
KNIGHT
LOCATING
SEVERAL SONGS
ALBUM
SINGING
FIRST
PEOPLE
POPULAR MUSIC
CHUCK BERRY
BAND
MUSIC INDUSTRY
SLY STONE
SONGS WRITTEN
LITTLE RICHARD
REDDING
TIME
YEARS
FAMILY FRIENDS
MUSIC
GOSPEL SINGERS
ARTISTS
MAHALIA JACKSON
JACKIE WILSON
LOVE
DISCOGRAPHY
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Definitions

  1. Sam Cooke (January 22, 1931 – December 11, 1964) was a popular and influential American gospel, R&B, soul, pop singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur. (Web site)
  2. Sam Cooke is a legend in and this album proves it.
  3. Sam Cooke is a soul legend who has influenced popular music for many decades. (Web site)
  4. Sam Cooke is a common touchstone in the early days of soul music. (Web site)
  5. Sam Cooke was a pioneer in more ways than one and influenced many other artists.

Way

  1. In this way the reader is swept up in the saga almost forgetting the inevitable tragic ending of the life of Sam Cooke.

Guralnick

  1. Guralnick researched this book thoroughly with the full co operation of the estate of Sam Cooke.

Sam Cooke Recording

  1. As it turned out, one of the managers of Sam Cooke told me that I was the only white person ever allowed in a Sam Cooke recording [session].

Dale Cook

  1. In the next five months there were no more releases by "Dale Cook" or even Sam Cooke. (Web site)
  2. The story of Sam Cooke recording for Bumps Blackwell as Dale Cook has often been told. (Web site)

Harlem Square

  1. In its heyday, Overtown was where Sam Cooke and James Brown jammed at the Knightbeat and the Harlem Square.

Tribute Album Dedicated

  1. A tribute album dedicated to the then-recently deceased soul musician Sam Cooke, We Remember Sam Cooke includes the Supremes' renditions of Cooke's hits.

Times

  1. Otis Redding stated many times that he considered Sam Cooke to be his "role model".
  2. If you're writing a paper about "The Life and Times of Sam Cooke" then Daniel Wolff's biography would make a fantastic reference. (Web site)

Pianist

  1. He was inspired by Jesse Belvin and Sam Cooke, and he began cultivating his songwriting skills, also becoming an accomplished pianist.

Lyrics

  1. In the Roots song "Stay Cool" the lyrics say, "I got the soul of a young Sam Cooke".

Song

  1. Rapper 2Pac references Sam Cooke in a line of the song "Thugz Mansion," as well as rapper Nas, who references him in the song "We Major" with Kanye West.

Acting

  1. In effect you get Sam Cooke "acting one way around Blacks".

Coming

  1. Sam Cooke saw that a "change was coming" in the mid 1960's and he was prepared for it.

Green

  1. A glance at the track list, which includes soul classics by Sam Cooke, Al Green, Curtis Mayfield, and Otis Redding, confirms the supposition.
  2. As soon as he heard the soulful sounds of Sam Cooke and Al Green, The-Dream was hooked. (Web site)

December

  1. The popularity of Sam Cooke was still at its peak when he was killed in December of 1964.

Pioneer

  1. Sam Cooke is remembered as a pioneer both socially and musically.

Listing

  1. The following is a listing of full-length albums released by Sam Cooke during his life and immediately thereafter.

Hearing

  1. However upon hearing the CD ""Live at the Harlem Square" in the 1980's, my impression of Sam Cooke was changed forever.

Biography

  1. Read more Published 3 months ago by Cornelia Jones Honest You Do For a long time this was the only available biography on Sam Cooke.

Sounds

  1. But in the hands of Sam Cooke, it sounds as natural as breathing.

Whites

  1. In effect you get Sam Cooke "acting a different way around Whites".

Prince

  1. Prince is often mentioned in the tradition of Marvin Gaye and Sam Cooke in mixing spirituality and sensuality. (Web site)

Knight

  1. Heavily influenced by soul greats such as Sam Cooke and Aretha Franklin, Knight has released four studio albums and one compilation collection to date.

Locating

  1. Directions for locating the grave of Sam Cooke, with a photo and a map. (Web site)

Several Songs

  1. He even covers Sam Cooke, while "Sweet Mystery," one of several songs about the big move, makes you wonder if he went to church with Otis Redding. (Web site)

Album

  1. Listening to this album will completely change your view of Sam Cooke forever.
  2. The album is a tribute album dedicated to soul musician Sam Cooke, who had passed away the previous December. (Web site)

Singing

  1. His singing was strikingly close to that of Sam Cooke, and he was hired to take Cooke's place in Cooke's gospel group, the Soul Stirrers, in 1957.

First

  1. Peter Guralnick: I first knew I wanted to write a biography of Sam Cooke when I met Sam’s friend and business partner, J.W. Alexander, in 1982. (Web site)

People

  1. When Johnnie Taylor would sing to audiences, people would tell him that his voice bared a strikingly resemblance to that of Sam Cooke. (Web site)

Popular Music

  1. With perhaps the most mellifluous singing voice in the history of popular music, Sam Cooke could have just made recordings and the world would have noticed.

Chuck Berry

  1. Soul in turn helped pave the way for such performers as Chuck Berry, Elvis Presley, Sam Cooke and the birth of rock 'n' roll.

Band

  1. October 8 - Sam Cooke and his band were arrested after trying to register at a "whites only" motel in Louisiana.

Music Industry

  1. I enjoyed it because it was packed full of history on music industry, the Civil Rights Era and The Man (Sam Cooke). (Web site)
  2. Sam Cooke had a huge influence not just on the music industry but on people.

Sly Stone

  1. Alongside a roster of immortals like Sam Cooke, Sly Stone and Marvin Gaye, Bobby created the body of work that helped define classic soul. (Web site)

Songs Written

  1. All songs written by Sam Cooke, unless otherwise noted. (Web site)

Little Richard

  1. He honed his craft in the 1950s, touring with acts such as Chuck Berry, Little Richard, Paul Williams, and Sam Cooke. (Web site)

Redding

  1. Redding was raised in Macon, Georgia, where he was deeply influenced by the subtle grace of Sam Cooke and the raw energy of Little Richard.

Time

  1. Published 1 month ago by D. Peters The best of all time I have loved Sam Cooke since I was 17 and I am currently in my late 20's.

Years

  1. We were there in the studio when Sam Cooke crossed over to pop music from the Soul Stirrers, years ago.
  2. Etta James and Sam Cooke make me wish I lived 50 years ago.

Family Friends

  1. Born in 1942, she grew up around some of the century's greatest singers-- Clara Ward, Dinah Washington, and Sam Cooke were all family friends. (Web site)

Music

  1. We Remember Sam Cooke is an album recorded by The Supremes, issued by Motown Records in April 1965 (see 1965 in music).
  2. Inspired by many of the true singers of our time including Nat King Cole, Sam Cooke, Brian McKnight and many more, Raphael is a true student of music. (Web site)

Gospel Singers

  1. Recall that a number of rhythm and blues performers (Sam Cooke, Aretha Franklin) started out as gospel singers. (Web site)

Artists

  1. Unlike many R&B artists today, Sam Cooke didn't use vocal embellishments just to show off--he really knew how to intensify the feeling of a song. (Web site)

Mahalia Jackson

  1. She first discovered the work of African American musical artists when she heard Mahalia Jackson and Sam Cooke sing in a predominantly black Baptist church. (Web site)
  2. Raised in a musical household in Detroit (next door to Smokey Robinson, with frequent visits from Mahalia Jackson, Sam Cooke, Dinah Washington and Rev. (Web site)

Jackie Wilson

  1. He toured as an opening act for stars such as James Brown, Etta James, Jackie Wilson and Sam Cooke.
  2. After some of his singing idols like Sam Cooke and Jackie Wilson had left gospel music and gone secular, Ruffin also turned in that direction.
  3. He was influenced by the soulful sounds of Sam Cooke, Wilson Pickett and Jackie Wilson.

Love

  1. I LOVE SAM COOKE! Legend doesn't even begin to describe the respect I have for him.
  2. His seminal blues album Gangster of Love was recorded in 1953 or '54, and first released on Keen Records (his labelmates included Sam Cooke) in 1957.
  3. I really love the series so far, Have just watched the secobd episode about Sam Cooke. (Web site)

Discography

  1. Discography For a detailed listing of albums and singles, see: Sam Cooke discography.
  2. VH1.com: Sam Cooke - Album reviews, news, biography, discography, links, and bulletin board.

Categories

  1. Culture > Arts > Music > Soul Music
  2. Culture > Arts > Music > Otis Redding
  3. Arts > Music > Blues > Ray Charles
  4. Music > Gospel Music > Gospel Singers > Aretha Franklin
  5. Arts > Music > Musicians > James Brown

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    * Aretha Franklin * Gospel * James Brown * Marvin Gaye * Otis Redding * Ray Charles * Sam * Singer * Songs * Songwriter * Soul * Soul Music
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