November 1957 #1


?Grammy Hall Of Fame Song


?Rolling Stone Magazine’s Greatest Songs #115


Songwriter Charles Cooke


?Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award 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)


Clarkesville Mississippi


Did You Know?

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