• > Home
  • > Artists
  • > Sam Cooke
  • > Overview
  • Sam Cooke

    Sam Cooke

    • Sam Cooke - LIVERPOOL, UNITED KINGDOM - JUNE 17: The Lyrics to Sam Cooke's song 'A Change Is Gonna Come' are pasted onto a derelict house in Liverpool's Welsh Streets on June 17, 2014 in Liverpool, United Kingdom. A Public Inquiry begins today into plans to demolish 271 derelict houses, build around 150 new homes and refrurbish 37 terraced properties in the Toxteth area of the City.The £15 million plan has been opposed by heritage campaigners who say that the houses should be restored. The properties are nicknamed the Welsh Streets as they were built and lived in by Welsh workers in the late 19th Century and named after Welsh towns, villages and valleys. Beatles drummer Ringo Starr was born at 9 Madryn Street, one of the properties affected by the plans.
    Younger brother of Charles Cook (who co-wrote Chain Gang) & elder brother of L.C. CookAmerican Gospel/R&B/Soul/Pop singer, songwriter and entrepeneur, born 22 January 1931, Clarksdale, MS. 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 on 11 December 1964 (Los Angeles, CA) are still in dispute - official ...more

    Be Social with Us

    • ARTISTdirect at youtube

    Related Sites

    Latest Music News

    more news headlines »

    Featured Links