Happy Birthday Jesse Belvin

Happy Birthday Jesse Belvin

Feb. 10, 2014 by

R&B singer Jesse Belvin was born today (December 15th, 1932) in San Antonio Texas. Although Belvin’s name may not be a household one now, he was the author of some of the most famous pop songs in music history. In

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BOBBY WOMACK MARRIES SAM COOKE’S WIDOW; GETS PISTOL WHIPPED

Feb. 24, 2013 by

Singer Bobby Womack married Sam Cooke’s widow today (February 24, 1965). The marriage was scandalous from the start and since Bobby Womack wasn’t even 21 years old yet, he had to receive his parents’ permission. But the main issue was

Sam Cooke Singing Bob Dylan’s “Blowin’ In The Wind” Live

Jan. 30, 2013 by

In today’s clip, Sam Cooke performs Bob Dylan’s classic anthem, “Blowin In The Wind.” Sam was inspired by the lyrics of this song and is response, wrote “A Change Is Gonna Come,” which was recorded today (January 30, 1964).  

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SAM COOKE REPLIES TO DYLAN WITH “A CHANGE IS GONNA COME”

Jan. 30, 2013 by

Sam Cooke hit the recording studio today (January 30, 1964), to record his classic Civil Rights song “A Change Is Gonna Come.” Sam Cooke recorded the track in response to Bob Dylan’s song “Blowing in The Wind.” In addition to

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WOMAN INVOLVED IN SAM COOKE’S DEATH ARRESTED BY LA VICE SQUAD

Jan. 11, 2013 by

The drama surrounding the shooting death of singer Sam Cooke continued today (January 11, 1965), in Los Angeles. One of the major suspects in the murder, Elisa Boyer, was arrested by the Los Angeles Police Department Vice Squad. Elisa Boyer