Sam Cooke

Samuel Cook, known professionally as Sam Cooke, was an American singer, songwriter, and entrepreneur. He was also influential as a composer and producer, and is commonly known as the... Wikipedia

  • Birth name:  Samuel Cook
  • Also known as:  Dale Cook
  • Born:  January 22, 1931, Clarksdale, Mississippi, U.S.
  • Origin:  Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
  • Died:  December 11, 1964, Los Angeles, California, U.S.
  • Genres:  Soul, gospel, R&B
  • Occupation(s):  Singer, songwriter, entrepreneur, civil rights activist
  • Instruments:  Vocals, piano, guitar
  • Years active:  1951–1964
  • Labels:  ABKCO, Specialty, Keen, RCA
  • Associated acts:  Otis Redding, The Highway Q.C.'s, The Soul Stirrers, J. W. Alexander, Lou Rawls, Bobby Womack
  • Data source:  DuckDuckGo