Title: Good News
Style: Rhythm & Blues
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FLAC size: 1341 mb | MP3 size: 1555 mb | WMA size: 1437 mb
Sam Cooke began his career with his siblings in a group called the Singing Children when he was six years old. He first became known as lead singer with the Highway QC's when he was a teenager, having joined the group at the age of 14. During this time, Cooke befriended fellow gospel singer and neighbor Lou Rawls, who sang In 1963 Cooke signed a five-year contract for Allen Klein to manage Kags Music and SAR Records and made him his manager.
The discography of Sam Cooke, an African-American recording artist, singer-songwriter and entrepreneur, consists of fifteen studio albums (including one collaborative album and two notable posthumous releases), two live albums, and numerous compilations. Over the course of his eight-year career, Cooke placed 29 singles in the Top 40 on the Billboard Pop Singles chart. He also placed 20 singles in the Top Ten of Billboard's R&B chart, Black Singles chart.
Falling in Love" was the work of Harold Battiste, an old friend of Cooke's who had recently re-entered his orbit and was partly responsible for encouraging the singer in exploring the New Orleans sound that was evident on "Rome Wasn't Built in a Day" and "Meet Me at Mary's Place. And then there's "Good Times," a bittersweet, introspective party number, and the pensive successor to "Twistin' the Night Away
He used it to make an album that he envisioned as a declaration of independence but instead became his epitaph. Nothing Cooke did seemed to come hard for him-be it gospel, which he’d sung with The Soul Stirrers before going pop in 1957, or teenage romance like You Send Me, or proto-bangers like Twistin’ the Night Away and Shake that had both white and black kids moving. Ain’t That Good News featured a classic Saturday night/Sunday morning structure: side A, uptempo party tunes; side B, ballads and woe. The title track takes a classic gospel song The Soul Stirrers knew and swaps in pop lyrics-the good news coming isn’t the word of God but word that his girl is headed home.
Ain't That Good News is the thirteenth and final studio album by American R&B and soul singer-songwriter Sam Cooke, released March 1, 1964, on RCA Victor Records, in both mono and stereo, LPM 2899 and LSP 2899. Recording sessions for the album took place at RCA Victor's Music Center of the World Studio in February and December 1963 and January 1964. The cover photo was taken by American photographer Wallace Seawell.
Ain’t That Good News Is the thirteenth and final recording by American Soul-Singer and Songwriter Sam Cooke. It was released to critical acclaim. It became a focal articulation of the African American experience at the turn of the 20th century. Ain't That Good News Q&A.
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|A2||Basin Street Blues|
|B1||I Wish You Love|
|B2||Cry Me A River|