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