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Leon Bridges Performs "Jesus Gave Me Water"
03:00 — Gospel and soul singer Leon Bridges performs a classic Sam Cooke song. Bridges debut album "Coming Home" is available now.
A Change Is Gonna Come By Sam Cooke Guitar Lesson
Learn how to play A Change Is Gonna Come chords by Sam Cooke with video guitar lesson. Chords lesson on using a capo to achieve open position chords.
Little Anthony Looks Back On Working With Sam Cooke And Other Music Legends
Little Anthony looks back on his legendary career as a musician.
Listen: Sam Cooke's iconic "A Change Is Gonna Come"
03:11 — It's the song that helped spark a movement. Listen to one of Sam Cooke's most memorable songs, "A Change Is Gonna Come," released 50 years ago this we (more…)
Yolanda Adams: "A Change is Gonna Come"
03:50 — Gospel Music star Yolanda Adams performs the Sam Cooke classic, "A Change is Gonna Come", a song that became an anthem for the civil rights movement a (more…)
DeShawn Washington Audition: "Twistin' the Night Away"
03:08 — A small-town singer with a big voice, DeShawn Washington twists his way onto Team Shakira with his version of Sam Cooke's "Twistin' the Night Away."
Road to Hollywood: Donald Reed
02:02 — It was a dream come true for Donald Reed to audition for our three celebrity judges. Donald compares himself to Sam Cooke and believes that will give (more…)
Biff Gore Audition: "A Change Is Gonna Come"
04:41 — Father, church singer and Army veteran Biff Gore puts his all into Sam Cooke's "A Change Is Gonna Come" - and spins four chairs in the process.
Sucker Free Sneak Peek: Rick Ross Knows How To Make 'Music' (2010)
01:32 — DJ Envy finds out the source of Rick Ross' musical talents, a healthy dose of soul from the likes of Sam Cooke and The Ohio Players. For the full inte (more…)
Sam Cooke - Legend
00:30 — Written by Peter Guralnick and narrated by Jeffrey Wright, 'Sam Cooke - Legend' is a stirring look at a singular talent. Produced for VH1 but expande (more…)
DeShawn Washington Audition: "Twistin' the Night Away"
03:08 — A small-town singer with a big voice, DeShawn Washington twists his way onto Team Shakira with his version of Sam Cooke's "Twistin' the Night Away."
Biff Gore Audition: "A Change Is Gonna Come"
04:41 — Father, church singer and Army veteran Biff Gore puts his all into Sam Cooke's "A Change Is Gonna Come" - and spins four chairs in the process.
Road to Hollywood: Donald Reed
02:02 — It was a dream come true for Donald Reed to audition for our three celebrity judges. Donald compares himself to Sam Cooke and believes that will give (more…)
Interview with Producer D. Channsin Berry
05:21 — D. Channsin Berry, Co-Producer of Sam Cooke: Crossing Over, discusses his motivation for making a documentary about the legendary soul singer.
Interview with Narrator Danny Glover
08:10 — Actor (and narrator of Sam Cooke: Crossing Over) Danny Glover discusses the first time he heard Sam Cooke's music, the social context in which Sam rel (more…)
Interview with Producer Avon Kirkland
02:22 — Avon Kirkland, ExecutiveProducer of Sam Cooke: Crossing Over, discusses the importance of the legendary singer.
Yolanda Adams: "A Change is Gonna Come"
03:50 — Gospel Music star Yolanda Adams performs the Sam Cooke classic, "A Change is Gonna Come", a song that became an anthem for the civil rights movement a (more…)