"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