Sam Cooke - Wonderful World: The Hits (LP)

$ 22.99


Release Date: 06/22/21

Songwriter and performer Sam Cooke was one of the most popular andinfluential African-American singers to emerge in the late '50s. Much likehis contemporary Ray Charles, Cooke successfully synthesized a blendof gospel music and secular themes that provided the early foundation ofsoul music. Cooke's pure, clear vocals were widely imitated, and his suave,sophisticated image set the style of soul crooners for the next decade.This essential LP release includes one of Cooke's finest albums,The Wonderful World of Sam Cooke, which was originally issued byKeen Records in 1960. An early soul masterpiece that continues to standthe test of time, it contains some of Cooke's greatest studio recordings,including well-known hits from the peak of his career, such as '(What a)Wonderful World,' 'Desire Me,' 'No One (Can Ever Take Your Place),' and'Summertime,' as well as tunes that come from his spiritual backgroundlike 'I Thank God' and the beautiful 'That's Heaven to Me.'In addition to the original album, this collector's LP contains 2 bonus tracksby Sam Cooke from the same period, consisting of the great 'You Send Me,'as well as the celebrated 'Along the Navajo Trail.' These are incredible tunesfrom one of the most important pioneers and performers of soul music.

Label: WaxTime In Color
Genre: R & B
Run Time: 40 mins

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