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AMERICAN MASTERS: Sam Cooke
AMERICAN MASTERS
Aired:
02/05/2009
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Celebrating the wonderful world of music game-changer & definitive soul singer Sam Cooke

 


AMERICAN MASTERS

Sam Cooke: Crossing Over

Aired Friday, 2/5 at 10:00 p.m. on CPTV

Before Otis Redding, before Motown, before Aretha Franklin became the Queen of Soul, Sam Cooke put the spirit of the black church into popular music, creating a new American sound. He had a silky voice and good looks; he was charming and brazen. Doors opened for him, bringing his unique gospel — “Good News,” “Wonderful World,” “You Send Me,” “Change Is Gonna Come” and more. Danny Glover narrates.


 
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