Sam Cooke - Portrait of a Legend 1951-1964
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Sam Cooke - Portrait of a Legend 1951-1964

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    Contains an untitled hidden track which follows "Jesus Gave Me Water." Personnel includes: Sam Cooke (vocals); Clif White, Bobby Womack (guitar); Billy Preston (organ); Lou Rawls (background vocals). Producers include: Bumps Blackwell, Hugo Peretti, Lu......more

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Artist: Cooke, Sam
Contains an untitled hidden track which follows "Jesus Gave Me Water." Personnel includes: Sam Cooke (vocals); Clif White, Bobby Womack (guitar); Billy Preston (organ); Lou Rawls (background vocals). Producers include: Bumps Blackwell, Hugo Peretti, Luigi Creatore, Rene Hall, Sam Cooke. Compilation producers: Jody H. Klein, Teri Landi. Includes liner notes by Peter Guralnick. Personnel: Lou Rawls (vocals); Joseph R. Gibbons (guitar, banjo); Edgar Blanchard, Everett Barksdale, Ulysses Livingston, Glen Campbell, William Pitman, Bob King , Howard Roberts , Norman Bartold, George Collier, John Pisano, Leroy Crume, Rene Hall, Tommy Tedesco , Barney Kessel, Bobby Womack, Clifton White (guitar); John DeVoogdt, Darrel Terwilliger, Robert Barene, Marvin Limonick, Hinda Barnet, Archie Levin, Elliot Fisher, Joseph Saxon, Myron Sandler, Gareth "Garry" Nuttycombe, Harold Dicterow, Fred Fradkin, Ambrose Russo, Irving Lipschultz, Tibor Zelig, Jack Pepper, Ben Miller , Isadore Roman, Leonard Malarsky, Max Cahn, Alfred Brown , Marshall Sosson, Sidney Sharp, Israel Baker, Arnold Belnick, Charles Libove, David Nadien, Ralph Schaeffer, William Kurash, Harry Lookofsky (violin); Wilbert Nuttycombe, Alexander Neiman, Harry Hyams, Allan Harshman, Samuel Boghossian (viola); Joseph Coppin, Emmet Sargeant , Armand Karpoff, Cecil Figelski, Jesse Ehrlich, Frederick Seykora (cello); Jewell L. Grant, Edgar Redmond, John Kelson, Jr., Plas Johnson , Red Tyler, William Green (saxophone); John Anderson , Robert Bryant, Anthony Terran, Stu Williamson , Melvin Lastie (trumpet); William Hinshaw (French horn); Louise Blackburn, John Ewing , Dave Wells (trombone); Russell Bridges, Ernie Freeman, Edward Truman Beal, Harold Battiste, Jr., Warren Myles, Raymond Johnson, Ernie Hayes (piano); Billy Preston (organ); Emil Radocchia (marimba, timpani, percussion); Frank Capp, Eddie Hall, Hal Blaine (drums, percussion); Earl Palmer , Charles Blackwell, Ronald Selico, Panama Francis, Albert "Gentleman June" Gard...
See Also:
Sam Cooke at the Copa, Keep Movin' On, His Earliest Recordings, Portrait of a Legend 1951-1964, The Man Who Invented Soul, Night Beat
See Influences:
Sammy Davis, Jr., Rev. Thomas A. Dorsey, Pilgrim Travelers, L.C. Cooke, Willie Mae Ford Smith, Billie Holiday, The Dixie Hummingbirds, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, Billy Eckstine, Nat King Cole
See Contemporaries:
The Impressions, The Staple Singers, The Platters, Hank Ballard, Bobby Womack, Don Covay, Ray Charles, Major Lance, Mahalia Jackson, Solomon Burke, Smokey Robinson, Jackie Wilson, The Drifters (US), Clyde McPhatter, Lou Rawls, Little Willie John, Brook Benton, Lloyd Price, Otis Redding, Dinah Washington, The Soul Stirrers, Nat King Cole, James Carr, Aretha Franklin, Curtis Mayfield, Chuck Jackson, Johnnie Taylor, Johnny Hartman, Elvis Presley, Johnny Ace (Piano), Walter Jackson, Mavis Staples, Arthur Conley
Track Listing:
Disc 1:
  1. 1 Touch the Hem of His Garment
  2. 2 Lovable
  3. 3 You Send Me
  4. 4 Only Sixteen
  5. 5 (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons
  6. 6 Just for You
  7. 7 Win Your Love (For Me)
  8. 8 Everybody Loves to Cha Cha Cha
  9. 9 I'll Come Running Back to You
  10. 10 You Were Made for Me
  11. 11 Sad Mood
  12. 12 Cupid
  13. 13 Wonderful World
  14. 14 Chain Gang
  15. 15 Summertime
  16. 16 Little Red Rooster
  17. 17 Bring It on Home to Me
  18. 18 Nothing Can Change This Love
  19. 19 Sugar Dumpling
  20. 20 (Ain't That) Good News
  21. 21 Meet Me at Mary's Place
  22. 22 Twistin' the Night Away
  23. 23 Shake
  24. 24 Tennessee Waltz
  25. 25 Another Saturday Night
  26. 26 Good Times
  27. 27 Having a Party
  28. 28 That's Where It's At
  29. 29 Change Is Gonna Come, A
  30. 30 Jesus Gave Me Water
  31. 31 [Untitled Hidden Track] - (hidden track)
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Number of Discs:
Super Audio CD Hybrid
Studio or Live:
Mono or Stereo:
SPARS Coding:
79 : 8
Guest Artist:
Billy Preston; Lou Rawls; Bobby Womack
Editorial Reviews:
Rolling Stone (12/11/03, p.120) - Ranked #106 in Rolling Stone's "500 Greatest Albums Of All Time" - "Cooke invented soul music, and his gospel-rooted vocal style, with its swooping transitions from silk to sandpaper, is one of the most influential of the last half-century..."
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