4th May 2019, Lewes Con Club
The legend of Sam Cooke in words & song, performed by Steve ‘Snips’ Parsons and band.
Sam Cooke invented soul music when he crossed over from gospel music into mainstream pop. His bold move sent a shockwave through the black community and inspired artists such as Aretha Franklin, Marvin Gaye, Mavis Staples, Bobby Womack and Otis Redding to follow in his footsteps.
Sam’s compositions include: WONDERFUL WORLD, YOU SEND ME, CHANGE IS GONNA COME, CUPID, SHAKE, BRING IT ON HOME and TWISTING THE NIGHT AWAY.
Here’s how it went…