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Sam Cooke, A True Crooner


love Sam Cooke and this track is his most moving


Sam has been a huge influence on many, many singers. Both Rod Stewart and Steve Perry of Journey have phrasing straight oughtta Cooke-ing school. Sam was also a good friend of Lou Rawls --- another master singer of huge influence!


I think Lou Rawls was the 'yeah' response/other guy on Bring it Home To Me


Sam was one of the best ever, and most soulful ever, crooners of the 50s. What a beautiful voice and such absolute classic songs..."You Send Me", "Win Your Love", "Chain Gang", "Only Sixteen".

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