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Heart & Conviction

Sam Cooke singing such stunning renditions

His voice rich w/soul, such heart & conviction

I wish more singers were like him these days

He’s been gone on for years, but his music will always amaze

By:J.N.R Dutton

Notes On Sam Cooke

I have had a great morning listening to the music of the late,great Sam Cooke. He has such a stunning voice, it’s so rich. He was known mostly for Soul, Gospel & Rhythm & Blues. 108 more words

Regina King Makes History At The Venice Film Festival With Directorial Debut

Throughout her entire career actress Regina King has brought powerful narratives to life on screen and now the California native is taking her artistry to the director’s chair and making history in the process. 367 more words

Newsletter

The audacity of Regina King & the quartet of champs

One Night In Miami, about a fictional conversation between
Malcolm X, Sam Cooke, Jim Brown, Cassius Clay and Mohammad Ali,
is a sure-shot Oscar contender  871 more words

Movie Reviews

Toronto 2020: One Night in Miami


Regina King’s feature directorial debut is a fictionalized account of a 1964 meeting between real-life friends and cultural icons Cassius Clay, Jim Brown, Sam Cooke, and Malcolm X. – Women & Hollywood. More:

Cinema

Daily Prince 8/30/20: Girls & Boys

Full disclosure: I was busy all day on Saturday, then had an impromptu backyard gathering that went until past 1:00 AM. I had a few drinks while we were out there, so when I sat down at my computer at 1:19 AM to write about “Girls & Boys” I was in no condition to write. 668 more words

Music

The Two Killings of Sam Cooke (2019)

Documentary about Sam Cooke, a popular black blues musician of the 1960s and the circumstances surrounding his murder. 155 more words

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