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Cooke, Sam


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  • Instance Of

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  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Variants

    • Cook, Samuel, 1931-1964
    • Cook, Sam, 1931-1964
    • Cooke, Samuel, 1931-1964
    • Cooke, Sam, d. 1964
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        (edtf) 1931-01-22
    • Death Date

        (edtf) 1964-12
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Soul Stirrers (Musical group)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: Wendell Phillips High School
        • Organization: Sar Records (Firm)
        • Organization: KAGs Music (Firm)
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Clarksdale (Miss.)
    • Death Place

        (naf) Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) United States
    • Occupation

  • Exact Matching Concepts from Other Schemes

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  • Earlier Established Forms

    • Cooke, Sam, d. 1964
  • Sources

    • found: Golden gassers [SR] 1961:label (Sam Cooke)
    • found: 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.)
    • found: New Grove dict. Amer. music(Cooke [Cook], Sam(uel); b. Chicago, IL, 22 Jan. 1931; d. Los Angeles, CA, 10 Dec. 1964)
    • found: LC database, 06-14-94(hdg.: Cooke, Sam, d. 1964)
    • found: 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)
    • found: LAC internal file, March 1, 2019(heading: Cooke, Sam)
  • LC Classification

    • ML420.C665
  • Change Notes

    • 1991-09-30: new
    • 2021-03-23: revised
  • Alternate Formats