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