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Cooke, Sam

LC control no.n 91099512
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LC classificationML420.C665 Biography
Personal name headingCooke, Sam
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Variant(s)Cook, Samuel, 1931-1964
Cook, Sam, 1931-1964
Cooke, Samuel, 1931-1964
Cooke, Sam, d. 1964
Associated countryUnited States
Birth date1931-01-22
Death date1964-12
Place of birthClarksdale (Miss.)
Place of deathHollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
AffiliationSoul Stirrers (Musical group)
Wendell Phillips High School Sar Records (Firm) KAGs Music (Firm)
Profession or occupationComposers Gospel musicians Singers
Found inGolden gassers [SR] 1961: label (Sam Cooke)
Wolff, D. A change is gonna come, c1995: CIP t.p. (Sam Cooke) galley (b. Samuel Cook (Sam Cook), Jan. 22, 1931 in Clarksdale, Miss.)
New Grove dict. Amer. music (Cooke [Cook], Sam(uel); b. Chicago, IL, 22 Jan. 1931; d. Los Angeles, CA, 10 Dec. 1964)
LC database, 06-14-94 (hdg.: Cooke, Sam, d. 1964)
African American National Biography, accessed January 04, 2014, via Oxford African American Studies Center database: (Cooke, Sam; Samuel Cook; songwriter, gospel musician, popular singer; born 22 January 1931 in Clarksdale, Mississippi, United States; graduated from Wendell Phillips High School (1948); lead singer of the Soul Stirrers recording series of famous songs (1950's); continued rising to fame with hits such as I Love You for Sentimental Reasons, Only Sixteen, Win Your Love for Me, and Everybody Loves to Cha-Cha-Cha; arranged and produced his own songs such as Wonderful World, Chain Gang, Sad Mood, Having a Party, Bring It on Home to Me, Another Saturday Night, and Twisting the Night Away(1960's); produced records for his own label, Sar Records, and ran KAGs Music, a publishing company; died 11 December 1964 in Hollywood, California, United States)
LAC internal file, March 1, 2019 (heading: Cooke, Sam)
National bib agency no.0064B3988E
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