This film documents the rise of legendary singer Sam Cooke, from his beginnings as a gospel singer to his crossover to the pop and R&B charts. Includes interviews with Aretha Franklin, Lou Rawls and more.

Director:

Mary Wharton (uncredited)

Writer:

Peter Guralnick
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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Lou Adler ... Himself
J.W. Alexander J.W. Alexander ... Himself
Dick Clark ... Himself
Charles Cooke Charles Cooke ... Himself
L.C. Cooke L.C. Cooke ... Himself
Sam Cooke ... Himself (archive footage)
Leroy Crume Leroy Crume ... Himself
Aretha Franklin ... Herself
Agnes Hoskins Agnes Hoskins ... Herself
Lloyd Price Lloyd Price ... Himself
Lou Rawls ... Himself
Bobby Womack ... Himself
Linda M. Womack Linda M. Womack ... Herself
Jeffrey Wright ... Narrator
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This film documents the rise of legendary singer Sam Cooke, from his beginnings as a gospel singer to his crossover to the pop and R&B charts. Includes interviews with Aretha Franklin, Lou Rawls and more.

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

16 December 2001 (USA) See more »

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Color
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