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