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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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Catch the 2018 World Juniors on SiriusXM over the holidays

It must be the Holiday Season, as one of the best hockey tournaments on the calendar is set to get underway in beautiful British Columbia.

The 2019 IIHF World Junior Hockey Championships are in Vancouver, and Victoria this time around, and the action gets underway on December 26th, when the United States face Slovakia, and Canada clashes with Denmark.

SiriusXM will air the Canadian, and American, games, as well as the medal round games on Canada Talks and NHL Network Radio.  The full schedule is listed below.

Ten teams will vie for the crown, with Canada looking to defend its title.  They downed Sweden 3-1 in the Gold Medal Game last year in Buffalo.  It was Canada’s 17th Gold Medal, which puts them on top the leader board.  The Russians are next with 13 Championships, though they