Sam Cooke

Real Name:
Samuel Cook
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Sam Cooke (born 22 January 1931, Clarksdale, Mississippi, USA - died December 11, 1964, Los Angeles, California, USA) was an American gospel/R&B/soul/pop singer, songwriter and entrepreneur. 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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Albums

V-1633 Encore — Sam Cooke Sam Cooke Encore (Album) Keen (2) V-1633 Canada 1958 Sell This Version
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LPJ 5000 Songs By Sam Cooke — Sam Cooke Sam Cooke / Bumps Blackwell Orchestra Sam Cooke / Bumps Blackwell Orchestra - Songs By Sam Cooke (Album, Comp) Keen (2), Keen (2), Keen (2) LPJ 5000 Italy 1958 Sell This Version
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P-86101 Hit Kit — Sam Cooke Sam Cooke Hit Kit (Comp, Album) Keen (2) P-86101 US 1959 Sell This Version
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RLP-603 Tribute To The Lady — Sam Cooke Sam Cooke Tribute To The Lady (Album) Keen (2), Keen (2) RLP-603 Canada 1959 Sell This Version
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LSP-2221 Cooke's Tour — Sam Cooke Sam Cooke Cooke's Tour (Album) RCA Victor LSP-2221 US 1960 Sell This Version
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LPM-2236 Hits Of The 50's — Sam Cooke Sam Cooke Hits Of The 50's (Album) RCA Victor LPM-2236 US 1960 Sell This Version
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LSP-2293 Sam Cooke — Sam Cooke Sam Cooke Sam Cooke (Album) RCA Victor LSP-2293 Canada 1961 Sell This Version
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LSP-2392 My Kind Of Blues — Sam Cooke Sam Cooke My Kind Of Blues (Album) RCA Victor LSP-2392 US 1961 Sell This Version
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430 394, 430.394 Twistin' The Night Away — Sam Cooke Sam Cooke Twistin' The Night Away (Album, Comp) RCA Victor 430 394, 430.394 France 1962 Sell This Version
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SF 7539 Mr. Soul — Sam Cooke Sam Cooke Mr. Soul (Album) RCA Victor SF 7539 UK 1963 Sell This Version
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SHP-5274 Night Beat — Sam Cooke Sam Cooke Night Beat (Album) RCA Victor SHP-5274 Japan 1963 Sell This Version
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SF-7674 Sam Cooke At The Copa — Sam Cooke Sam Cooke Sam Cooke At The Copa (Album) RCA Victor SF-7674 UK 1964 Sell This Version
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LSP-2899 Ain't That Good News — Sam Cooke Sam Cooke Ain't That Good News (Album) RCA Victor LSP-2899 Canada 1964 Sell This Version
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LPM-3435 Try A Little Love — Sam Cooke Sam Cooke Try A Little Love (Album) RCA Victor LPM-3435 Germany 1965 Sell This Version
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SHP-5460 Shake (A Change Is Gonna Come) — Sam Cooke Sam Cooke Shake (A Change Is Gonna Come) (Album, Comp) RCA Victor, RCA Victor SHP-5460 Japan 1965 Sell This Version
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P8S-5089 This Is Sam Cooke — Sam Cooke Sam Cooke This Is Sam Cooke (Comp, Album) RCA P8S-5089 US 1970 Sell This Version
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UPS-684-S That's Heaven To Me — Sam Cooke Sam Cooke With The Soul Stirrers Sam Cooke With The Soul Stirrers - That's Heaven To Me (Comp, Album) Specialty UPS-684-S Japan 1972 Sell This Version
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APL1-0899 Interprets Billie Holiday — Sam Cooke Sam Cooke Interprets Billie Holiday (Album) RCA APL1-0899 US 1975 Sell This Version
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AFL1-5181 Live At The Harlem Square Club, 1963 — Sam Cooke Sam Cooke Live At The Harlem Square Club, 1963 (Album) RCA, RCA Victor, ABKCO AFL1-5181 US 1985 Sell This Version
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SOUND CD 922 The Best Soul — Sam Cooke Sam Cooke The Best Soul(CD) SPH SOUND CD 922 Netherlands 1990 Sell This Version
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CR00470 The First Mile Of The Way — Sam Cooke Sam Cooke With The Soul Stirrers Sam Cooke With The Soul Stirrers - The First Mile Of The Way(3x10", Mono, Ltd) Craft Recordings, Specialty CR00470 USA, Canada & Europe 2021 Sell This Version
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CD 31012/2 Sam Cooke Sam Cooke(CD) Sound Emotions CD 31012/2 Unknown Sell This Version
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Singles & EPs

907 Were You There / Sinner, Run To Jesus — Sam Cooke The Soul Stirrers Featuring Sam Cooke The Soul Stirrers Featuring Sam Cooke - Were You There / Sinner, Run To Jesus (Single) Specialty 907 US 1957 Sell This Version
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EPJ 2001 Desire Me — Sam Cooke Sam Cooke With Bumps Blackwell Orchestra Sam Cooke With Bumps Blackwell Orchestra - Desire Me (EP) Jolly Hi-Fi Records EPJ 2001 Italy 1957 Sell This Version
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3-4002 For Sentimental Reasons / Desire Me — Sam Cooke Sam Cooke For Sentimental Reasons / Desire Me (Single) Keen (2) 3-4002 US 1957 Sell This Version