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You Send Me: The Life & Times of Sam Cooke
     

You Send Me: The Life & Times of Sam Cooke

by Daniel Wolff, G. David Tenenbaum (With), Clifton White (With)
 
In 1957, already one of the biggest stars in gospel music, Sam Cooke burst onto the pop scene with the number one hit "You Send Me," the first in a string of rock & roll classics. He quickly became one of music business's first African-American entrepreneurs, as well as a role model in the early years of the civil rights struggle. Then, at age thirty-three, he was

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In 1957, already one of the biggest stars in gospel music, Sam Cooke burst onto the pop scene with the number one hit "You Send Me," the first in a string of rock & roll classics. He quickly became one of music business's first African-American entrepreneurs, as well as a role model in the early years of the civil rights struggle. Then, at age thirty-three, he was found dead, shot through the heart in a seedy motel in south Los Angeles. The circumstances surrounding his death would remain a controversial mystery for years to come.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780688146207
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
02/28/1996
Pages:
424
Product dimensions:
6.18(w) x 9.25(h) x 1.26(d)

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