HB, Mr. Cooke

It’s Sam Cooke’s birthday and I’m celebrating it again this year (last year’s entry). He’d be celebrating 77 years on Earth were he alive today.

Here’s a link to the Wikipedia entry on Mr. Cooke and another link to the biography maintained by the company (Abkco) that sells Mr. Cooke’s recordings.



Filed under Birthdays, Tunes

2 responses to “HB, Mr. Cooke

  1. erikgreene

    There’s another biography which tells a more personal side of the Sam Cooke story called “Our Uncle Sam: The Sam Cooke Story From His Family’s Perspective” (www.OurUncleSam.com). More details of tonight’s world-wide celebration in his honor can be found at http://www.AskaSamCookeQuestion.com

    Erik Greene
    Great-nephew of Sam Cooke

  2. Mr. Greene, thanks very much for the additional notes. I shall read the book and look at the site.

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