Soulful Sunday – Happy Birthday SAM COOKE

22 January 2023

Fabulous soul crooner SAM COOKE was born on 22 January 1931.

Happy 92 to the eternal legend who made 11 LPs and who scored several hit
singles. One of them was BRING IT ON HOME TO ME (more than 230 million
streams on Spotify) which he wrote/released in 1962. It was later covered by
megastars such as Otis Redding, John Lennon and Rod Stewart.

Bring it on.

SAM COOKE: Bio – Discography

Cooke was killed at the age of 33 on December 11, 1964, at the Hacienda Motel, in L.A. Answering separate reports of a shooting and a kidnapping at the motel, the police found Cooke’s body. He had sustained a gunshot wound to the chest, which was later determined to have pierced his heart. R.I.P.