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Sam Cooke

I stumbled across this almost acapella gospel song by Sam Cooke earlier in the week. I thought I’d share it with you. I’m going to post a Sunday Spin from time to time. 36 more words

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Sam Cooke - Portrait of a Legend 1951-1964 (2003)

Portrait of a Legend: 1951–1964 is a compilation album by American singer-songwriter Sam Cooke, released posthumously on June 17, 2003, by ABKCO Records. The disc covers Cooke’s entire career, from his early 1950s beginnings with the Soul Stirrers to the posthumous 1964 single… 190 more words


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


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

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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:


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