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Sam Cooke - Ain't That Good News Gatefolsleeve Edition
Sam Cooke - Ain't That Good News
Sam Cooke - Best Of
Sam Cooke - Night Beat
Sam Cooke - Live At The Harlem Square Club
Sam Cooke - Twistin' The Night Away
Sam Cooke - Night Beat
Sam Cooke
Night Beat
LP | 1963 | EU | Original (Wax Love)
12,99 €*
Release:1963 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Sam Cooke, inventor and true King of Soul, recorded Night Beat in 1963, an album that was more bluesy and moodier than we had seen before from Cooke. Night Beat is an album that approaches the music at a slow pace but is never lazy. It is easy-going without losing its keen sensibilities.
Sam Cooke - Sam Cooke At The Copa
Sam Cooke - Encore
Sam Cooke - My Kind Of Blues
Sam Cooke
My Kind Of Blues
LP | 1961 | EU (Alternative Fox)
15,99 €*
Release:1961 / EU
Genre:Organic Grooves
Sam Cooke was such an important pioneer of soul music that he was commonly known as the king of the genre. His distinctive emotive voice is one of the most easily recognisable of all in popular music and his work paved the way for countless other giants, including Otis Redding, Marvin Gaye, Curtis Mayfield and Al Green, among many others. A native of Clarksdale in northwest Mississippi that was raised in Chicago, he was the fifth of eight children born to a Pentecostal minister. Beginning his career with his siblings as The Singing Children, he led gospel group The Highway QCs in his teens and then joined The Soul Stirrers, reaching greater glory upon going solo in the mid-1950s, when he scored the first of many number-one hits for the short-lived Keen label, and then reached a wider audience upon switching to RCA in 1960. My Kind Of Blues was recorded for the label in 1961 (just as Cooke was launching his own SAR Records imprint), being a collection of show tunes and jazz standards, delivered in a soulful blues style by Cooke atop lush orchestration, arranged and conducted by trumpeter and bandleader, Sammy Lowe. Highlights include a soave version of Duke Ellingston’s “I’m Just A Lucky So And So,” a cool cut of “Nobody Loves You When You’re Down And Out,” a stirring take of George Gerschwin’s “But Not For Me” and a lovely rendition of Irving Berlin’s “The Song Is Ended.”
Sam Cooke - Peace In The Valley
Sam Cooke
Peace In The Valley
LP | 2005 | EU | Reissue (Wax Love)
12,99 €*
Release:2005 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Collecting some of his finest gospel sides with The Soul Stirrers, Peace In The Valley is not just the starting point of Sam Cooke’s iconic career, it is also some of the most beautiful music ever put to tape. Though the songs are religious in nature, one can easily hear the architecture of Cooke’s later secular R&B work in these sides. Soulful and sanctified music from one of the finest voices in the history of 20th century popular music.
Sam Cooke - The Singles Collection
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