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A Change Is Gonna Come is a 1964 single by R&B singer-songwriter Sam Cooke, written and first recorded in 1963 and released under the RCA Victor label shortly after his death in late 1964. Though only a modest hit for Cooke in comparison with his previous singles, the song came to exemplify the sixties Civil Rights Movement. The song has gained in popularity and critical acclaim in the decades since its release.

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Cooke was greatly moved upon hearing Bob… read more

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  • Avatar for lewiskendell
    Some songs just have so much meaning behind them. This is one.
  • Avatar for confetti__
    Timeless.
  • Avatar for davidbowiegirl
    Great song
  • Avatar for ragnhildtorsten
    One of my favourite songs ever.
  • Avatar for B-AIRLINE
    WHAT A BLOODY GREAT SONG !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • Avatar for cliquott
    His voice is THE. FUCKING. VOICE.
  • Avatar for TeslaRose
    Still waiting on that...
  • Avatar for Snorpenbass
    Love it https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCHpC73RfUM6-4yQ89dPi30g
  • Avatar for Pellkoppf
    ♣ ☆ ★ ღ ♫ ღ ★ ☆ ♣
  • Avatar for lordof_thechavs
    Great

Lyrics

I was born by the river in a little tent
Oh and just like the river I've been running ev'r since
It's been a long time, a long time coming
But I know a change gonna come, oh yes it will

Sam Cooke - A Change Is Gonna Come Lyrics

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