Editors’ Notes Scoring his first No. 1 single in 1957, Sam Cooke died just seven years later. In that brief time, his once-in-a-century voice changed the sound of pop permanently. With his singular mix of gospel and the blues, it's probably easier to say whom Cooke hasn't influenced. Many of his greatest disciples, from Aretha Franklin and Al Green to Rod Stewart and Mick Jagger, went on to become icons themselves.

SONG
ALBUM
Where Did My Baby Go
5:03
 
If I Knew
2:12
 
The Gospel
3:01
 
Chasing Pavements
19
3:30
 
Holding On to You
5:58
 
Love Letter
4:49
 
She's Out of My Life
3:38
 
Brutal Love
4:54
 
Handbags and Gladrags
4:27
 
Real Real Gone
3:40
 
Don't Let Me Be Lonely Tonight
2:35
 
Tired of Being Alone
2:52
 
Ain't No Sunshine
2:06
 
How I Miss You Baby
3:16
 
If You Don't Know Me By Now
3:25
 
Rome (Wasn't Built In a Day)
2:33
 
Love Is a Hurtin' Thing
2:14
 
I Think You've Got Your Fools Mixed Up
2:15
 
River
3:58
 
3:52
 
Holding Back the Years
4:29
 
I Don't Want to Go Home (2013 Remaster)
3:42
 
Heaven
3:49
 
I Luv Your Girl
4:27
 

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