Sam Cooke

Chicago, Illinois, USA. b. 22 Jan 1935, d. 11 Dec 1964 of gunshot wounds.
Label: London
Musicians: Sam Cooke (vcls)
Producers: Richard 'Bumps' Blackwell
Writers: Sam Cooke
HLU 8506 You Send Me 11 Jan 1958 29 Pts: 10
Label: HMV
Writers: Lou Adler/Herb Alpert/Sam Cooke
POP 642 Only Sixteen 8 Aug 1959 23-30-27-24 Pts: 45
Producers: Hugo Peretti
POP 754 Wonderful World 2 Jul 1960 32-37-27-33-36-49-48-43 Pts: 61
    Original: Sam Cooke (Jun 1960); sales: 250000; Used for Levi's 501 TV commercial  
    15 Mar 1986 30-5-2-3-6-12-18-25-32-44-68 Pts: 243
Label: RCA
Producers: Hugo Peretti/Luigi Creatore
Writers: Sam Cooke/Charles Cooke
RCA 1202 Chain Gang 24 Sep 1960 32-10-13-13-9-12-13-12-14-22-35 Pts: 198
Writers: Sam Cooke
RCA 1242 Cupid 22 Jul 1961 45-28-30-27-22-18-12-11-7-9-18-23-33-34 Pts: 204
RCA 1277 Twistin' The Night Away 3 Mar 1962 37-24-18-15-7-6-7-7-12-11-18-28-32-34 Pts: 253
    from the album Twistin' The Night Away (5/62)  
Producers: various
PL 87127 The Man And His Music LP 19 Apr 1986 15-9-12-13-9-12-16-8-8-14-21-26-33-37-41-49-51-59-48-65-75-71-86 Pts: 91
    sales: 100000  
    31 Jan 1987 87-94-xx-88-xx-97 Pts: 4
Label: Universal TV
Producers: Richard 'Bumps' Blackwell/Rupe/Sam Cooke/various
9807446 Portrait Of A Legend 1951-1964 LP   26-26-38-27-26-19-22-23-24-26-26-28-33-45-71 Pts: 57
    sales: 60000  

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