October 1960 #2


Songwriter Sam Cooke


📀Grammy Lifetime Achievement 1999


Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame 1986


😇Sam died…Gunshot Wound (He was at the Hacienda Motel in Los Angeles when he was shot and killed by the motel manager, who claimed self-defense)

1964 (33)


Clarksville Mississippi


Did You Know?

He was born Samuel Cook…He added the ‘e’ to his last name because he thought it added some class