Sam Cooke

Sam Cooke

Real Name:
Samuel Cook
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Sam Cooke (born 22 January 1931, Clarksdale, Missouri, USA - died December 11, 1964, Los Angeles, California, USA) was an American gospel/R&B/soul/pop singer, songwriter and entrepeneur. He is recognized as one of the founders of soul music and one of the most important singers in soul music history. Details about his death are still in dispute; official police records state he was killed by a gunshot. Younger brother of Charles Cook (who co-wrote Chain Gang) and elder brother of L.C. Cook.

Inducted into Rock And Roll Hall of Fame in 1986 (Performer).
Inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame in 1987.
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Sam Cooke Discography

Albums

Sam Cooke / Bumps Blackwell Orchestra* Sam Cooke / Bumps Blackwell Orchestra* - Songs By Sam Cooke (Album) Keen (2), Keen (2), Keen (2) US 1957 Sell This Version
Sam Cooke Encore (Album) Keen (2) Canada 1958 Sell This Version
Sam Cooke Tribute To The Lady (Album) Keen (2), Keen (2) US 1959 Sell This Version
Sam Cooke Hits Of The 50's (Album) RCA Victor US 1960 Sell This Version
Sam Cooke Cooke's Tour RCA Victor US 1960 Sell This Version
Sam Cooke The Wonderful World Of Sam Cooke (Album) Keen (2) US 1960 Sell This Version
Sam Cooke Sam Cooke (Album) RCA Victor New Zealand 1961 Sell This Version
Sam Cooke My Kind Of Blues (Album) RCA Victor US 1961 Sell This Version
Sam Cooke Twistin' The Night Away (Album) RCA Victor France 1962 Sell This Version
Sam Cooke The Best Of Sam Cooke (Comp, Album) RCA Victor Canada 1962 Sell This Version
Sam Cooke Mr. Soul (Album) RCA Victor Canada 1963 Sell This Version
Sam Cooke Night Beat (Album) RCA Victor France 1963 Sell This Version
Sam Cooke Ain't That Good News (Album) RCA Germany 1964 Sell This Version
Sam Cooke Sam Cooke At The Copa (Album) RCA Victor, RCA Victor UK 1964 Sell This Version
Sam Cooke Try A Little Love (Album) RCA Victor US 1965 Sell This Version
Sam Cooke Shake (Album) RCA Victor, RCA Victor Germany 1965 Sell This Version
IMLP 002 Sam Cooke The Wonderful World Of Sam Cooke(LP) Immediate IMLP 002 UK 1966 Sell This Version
Sam Cooke The One And Only Sam Cooke (Comp) RCA Camden, RCA Camden US 1967 Sell This Version
Sam Cooke With The Soul Stirrers Sam Cooke With The Soul Stirrers - The Gospel Soul Of Sam Cooke With The Soul Stirrers Vol. 1 (Comp, Album) Specialty US 1969 Sell This Version
Sam Cooke Interprets Billie Holiday (Album) RCA US 1975 Sell This Version
Sam Cooke And The Soul Stirrers Sam Cooke And The Soul Stirrers - Gospel In My Soul (Comp, Album) VJ International US 1977 Sell This Version
AW 14249 Sam Cooke You Send Me(LP, Album) Koala (3) AW 14249 US 1980 Sell This Version
Sam Cooke 20 Great Hits (Comp) AFE Spain 1981 Sell This Version
Sam Cooke Live At The Harlem Square Club 1963 (Album) RCA Victor US 1985 Sell This Version
CD 523 Sam Cooke With The Soul Stirrers Sam Cooke With The Soul Stirrers - Heaven Is My Home(CD, Album, RE) C5 Records CD 523 UK 1988 Sell This Version