A Change is Gonna Come

On the 50th anniversary of his death we celebrate the life of Sam Cooke. Commonly regarded as one of the pioneers and founders of soul music, this BBC Radio 2 doc looked into his musical life . Cooke had 30 top 40 hits between 1957 and 1964 when he was shot after an altercation at a motel. These hits have tattooed themselves on contemporary culture. They include 'Cupid', 'Wonderful World' and 'Twistin' the Night Away and many many more. Interviews include Rod Stewart, Candi Staton, Sam's grand-daughters and Bobby Womack, ( just before he passed away )...

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