Archive for October 16th, 2008

Forgotten series: Sam Cooke – Sam Cooke's Night Beat (1963)

Forgotten series: Sam Cooke – Sam Cooke's Night Beat (1963)

NICK DERISO: Sam Cooke, for all his power and grace as a singer, established this strikingly brief legacy during the time of the Hit Single. Which meant Cooke’s most well-known albums of the early 1960s were often dotted with dated filler, tunes in the Broadway style of the day or so-called standards that didn’t properly showcase his direct, emotional range.Read More

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