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Happy 80th Birthday, Sam Cooke!

22 Jan

Mold-breaker. Extreme talent. Pioneer. Soul Stirrer.

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Posted by on January 22, 2011 in birthdays, dudes, inspiration, music legends, Soul

 

3 responses to “Happy 80th Birthday, Sam Cooke!

  1. Shrewspeaks

    January 23, 2011 at 10:42 pm

    The magic of the crossover! Imagine being so good that people just have to not only accept you, but ultimatel fall in love with you. That Was the power Sam Cooke had…mmmmm, mmmm, mmmmm

     
  2. Mark Jr

    January 24, 2011 at 9:02 am

    The sheltered boy here discovered Sam Cooke about six months ago…seriously, I know. A week doesn’t go by though without me jamming to Sam Cooke live at the Copa. Would have loved to have been able to jam to this guy live. NPR has good birthday tribute to him here http://www.npr.org/blogs/therecord/2011/01/21/133090570/sam-cooke-at-80-the-career-that-could-have-been .

     
  3. Sami01

    January 26, 2011 at 6:38 pm

    What would he have accomplished had he not died at 33. My very favorite singer… the GREAT Mr. Sam Cooke.

     

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