Sam Cooke’s 1964 Murder Case Needs Further Exploration


Sam Cooke died tragically on December 11, 1964, at the age of 33. Cooke rescued himself from what he considered to be financial insolvency by leaving the Gospel industry, an industry that even in 2018 is still reputed to be outrageously frugal, for the more generous and profitable secular music industry.

He admitted to Dick Clark when posed with the question, “Why did you leave Gospel?” responding “For financial reasons” Cooke also had greater plans and wanted to (read the whole story here)

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  1. So sad of how people are so jealous of a person due to their success this is nothing but a set-up Allen Klein definitely set Sam Cooke up.


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