Sam Cooke: Legend

Sam Cooke: Legend

Special | 56m 14s  | Video has closed captioning.

This Grammy-winning film documents the rise of soul music legend Sam Cooke, from his beginnings as a gospel singer to his crossover to the pop and R&B charts. An exploration of more than just his music alone, the biography also looks at Cooke’s personal life and his role as a civil rights activist. The film includes interviews with Aretha Franklin, Bobby Womack, Dick Clark, and others.

Aired: 10/21/21

Expires: 06/28/24

Rating: TV-PG

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Distributed nationally by American Public Television