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"Sam Cooke is the world's greatest rock and roll singer-the greatest singer in the world."

-Muhammed Ali, 1964

The story of Sam Cooke is about music, religion, romance, race, politics and history. But most of all it is a story about longing - Sam's longing for the most stirring sound, the perfect song, the most impassioned response, as well as his longing for wealth, fame and a better life. It is a story about one half of a divided nation… read more

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