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Sam Cooke’s 1964 Murder Case Needs Further Exploration

[caption id="attachment_200705" align="aligncenter" width="286"] Sam Cooke with neighbor friend Aretha Franklin[/caption]On this site, I have written about SO many music celebrities and industry deaths I've lost count. For some reason, Aretha Franklin's death was the hardest hitting. She was not only the Queen of Soul she was an American institution. While doing some reading on her, I discovered there was also once a "King of Soul," Sam Cooke.Cooke died tragically on December 11, 1964, at the age of 33. Cooke rescued himself from what he considered to be financial insolvency by leaving the Gospel industry, an industry that even in 2018 is still reputed to be outrageously frugal, for the more generous and profitable secular music industry. He admitted to Dick Clark when posed with the question, "Why did you leave Gospel?" responding "For financi

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Frank Ski, Jade Novah and JR Premiere “The Morning Culture” on...

Super congrats to one of our favorite radio stations V103 celebrating the new morning show, The Morning Culture. We love the idea and it looks like the new team is excited about new beginnings. KUDOS
 @v103atlanta We hit you with all kinds of newness this morning but who is #TheMorningCulture crew? Get to know us @jadenovah #atlanta #blackgirlmagic #music #morningradioPosted by Frank Ski on Tuesday, January 22, 2019