Today In History

‘Singer Sam Cook, the son of a minister and believed by many to be the first father of soul music, was born in Chicago, Illinois on this date January 22, 1931. Cook began his singing career with a gospel group known as the Singing Children. His fame came in 1965 with “You and Me,” “Only 16,” and his very famous “Stand By Me” and “Shake, Rattle and Roll.”’

(photo: Sam Cook)
- CARTER Magazine
January 22, 2013

Today In History

Singer Sam Cook, the son of a minister and believed by many to be the first father of soul music, was born in Chicago, Illinois on this date January 22, 1931. Cook began his singing career with a gospel group known as the Singing Children. His fame came in 1965 with “You and Me,” “Only 16,” and his very famous “Stand By Me” and “Shake, Rattle and Roll.”’

(photo: Sam Cook)

- CARTER Magazine

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