You Send Me by Daniel J. Wolff
The Life and Times of Sam Cooke

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A biography of gospel singer Sam Cooke chronicles the life of the pioneering African-American musical entrepreneur, from his success in gospel music, to his move into pop music, to his untimely murder at age thirty-three. 25,000 first printing.
 

About Daniel J. Wolff

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Daniel Wolff is the author of You Send Me: The Life and Times of Sam Cooke, which won the Ralph J. Gleason Award for best music book of 1995, and he was nominated for a Grammy for his liner notes for a recent Sam Cooke box set. His journalism has appeared in Vogue, the Nation, and Doubletake, and his poetry in the Paris Review, the Partisan Review, and the Threepenny Review.
 
Published January 1, 1995 by William Morrow & Co. 424 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Arts & Photography, Humor & Entertainment. Non-fiction

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An important contribution to the history of pop music in mid-century, this work by freelance journalist Wolff in collaboration with singer Craine, guitarist and bandleader White and music researcher Tenenbaum follows the career of Sam Cooke (born Cook) from boy singer in his father's church choir...

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YOU SEND ME: THE LIFE AND TIMES OF SAM COOK Daniel Wolff with S.R.

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