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, 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" Gardner, John Boudreaux (drums); Mike Pacheco (congas); Jack Costanza (bongos); Julius Wechter (percussion); Tom Kenny, Doreen Tryden, Betty Jane Baker, Carol Lee Lombard, R.B. Robinson, Alicia Adams, Ralph Brewster, Jimmie Outler, S.S. Farley, Robert Tebow, Thomas L. Bruster, Jackie Ward, James Bryant, Sue Allen, Lee Gotch, J.J. Farley, Charles Parlato, Loulie Jean Norman, Paul Foster, Richard Gibbs, S.R. Crain, Sally Stevens, Jack Halloran (background vocals). Liner Note Author: Peter Guralnick. Recording information: Capitol Records, Hollywood, CA (03/01/1951-11/16/1964); Cosimo's Studio, New Orleans, LA (03/01/1951-11/16/1964); Master Recorders, Hollywood, CA (03/01/1951-11/16/1964); Radio Recorders, Hollywood, CA (03/01/1951-11/16/1964); RCA Studio, New York, NY (03/01/1951-11/16/1964); Rex Productions, Los Angeles, CA (03/01/1951-11/16/1964); Specialty Studios, Los Angeles, CA (03/01/1951-11/16/1964); United Recording, Hollywood, CA (03/01/1951-11/16/1964); Universal Recorders, Hollywood, CA (03/01/1951-11/16/1964). Arrangers: Jimmie Haskell; Rene Hall. Sam Cooke was a giant not just in the soul world, but in the larger scheme of American music. His melding of soul, gospel, and pop was as trenchant as it was revolutionary and influential. This unbeatable 30-song compilation touches on every aspect of this phenomenally gifted singer-songwriter's career. The romantic croon of "You Send Me" shares space with the mournful "Sad Mood," the romping "Twistin' the Night Away," and the moving social/spiritual statement "A Change Is Gonna Come" (this compilation is one of the rare collections to have this stirring and sought-after track). For pure fun, it's hard to beat the humor-filled "Another Saturday Night." Perhaps the master stroke, though, is "Havin' a Party." As no less esteemed a personage than Bruce Springsteen once observed, it's an ostensibly celebratory song that seems to bear a deep sadness via Cooke's vocal performance, a sense of laughing to keep from crying. At


    UPC 018771926429
    Runtime 79 min.
    Type Performer
    Genre R&B
    Sub Genre Soul
    Label Abkco Records
    Number of Discs 1
    Track Listing Disc 1
    • 1. Touch the Hem of His Garment
    • 2. Lovable
    • 3. You Send Me
    • 4. Only Sixteen
    • 5. (I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons
    • 6. Just for You
    • 7. Win Your Love (For Me)
    • 8. Everybody Loves to Cha Cha Cha
    • 9. I'll Come Running Back to You
    • 10. You Were Made for Me
    • 11. Sad Mood
    • 12. Cupid
    • 13. Wonderful World
    • 14. Chain Gang
    • 15. Summertime
    • 16. Little Red Rooster
    • 17. Bring It on Home to Me
    • 18. Nothing Can Change This Love
    • 19. Sugar Dumpling
    • 20. (Ain't That) Good News
    • 21. Meet Me at Mary's Place
    • 22. Twistin' the Night Away
    • 23. Shake
    • 24. Tennessee Waltz
    • 25. Another Saturday Night
    • 26. Good Times
    • 27. Having a Party
    • 28. That's Where It's At
    • 29. Change Is Gonna Come, A
    • 30. Jesus Gave Me Water
    • 31. [Untitled Hidden Track] - (hidden track)
    Format Super Audio CD Hybrid
    Spars Coding n/a
    Artists Cooke, Sam
    Dimensions 0

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