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Sam Cooke

Induction category: Performer

Biography

Sam Cooke (vocals; born January 22, 1931, died December 11, 1964) Considered by many to be the definitive soul singer, Sam Cooke blended sensuality and spirituality, sophistication and soul, movie-idol looks and gospel-singer poise. His warm, confessional voice won him ...

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