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Portrait of a Legend 1951-1964 (2 LPs x 180 gram vinyl)

   Artist: Sam Cooke
Label: abkco Records
Orig. Released: 2003
Catalog No.: LPABKO9264
Condition: Sealed-Reissue
Format: LP (2.4)

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Description
"...a compilation album by American singer-songwriter Sam Cooke, released posthumously on June 17, 2003 by ABKCO Records. These 2 LPs cover Cooke's entire career, from his early 1950s beginnings with the Soul Stirrers to the posthumous 1964 single "Shake". The collection includes most of the singer's hit singles, including "You Send Me", "Wonderful World", "Chain Gang", "Cupid", "Twistin' the Night Away", "Bring It on Home to Me", "Another Saturday Night", "Little Red Rooster", "Ain't That Good News", "Good Times", and what is often regarded as the singer's magnum opus, "A Change Is Gonna Come". The compilation is generally considered the most complete and comprehensive collection of Cooke's work. It has been included on various "best-of" lists by music publications, including Rolling Stone and Time."

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Track Titles
All songs written and composed by Sam Cooke, except where noted.
No. Title Writer Length
1. "Touch the Hem of His Garment" 2:01
2. "Lovable" Cooke, Tony Harris 2:24
3. "You Send Me" L.C. Cook 2:43
4. "Only Sixteen" 2:02
5. "(I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons" Derek Watson, William Best 2:38
6. "Just for You" 2:19
7. "Win Your Love for Me" 2:46
8. "Everybody Loves to Cha Cha Cha" 2:45

9. "I'll Come Running Back to You" Cooke, Bill Cook 2:13
10. "You Were Made for Me" 2:53
11. "Sad Mood" 2:39
12. "Cupid" 2:36
13. "(What a) Wonderful World" Cooke, Lou Adler, Herb Alpert 2:05
14. "Chain Gang" 2:34
15. "Summertime" DuBose Heyward, George Gershwin 2:20
16. "Little Red Rooster" Willie Dixon 2:52

17. "Bring It on Home to Me" 2:42
18. "Nothing Can Change This Love" 2:37
19. "Sugar Dumpling" 2:43
20. "(Ain't That) Good News" 2:28
21. "Meet Me at Mary's Place" 2:41
22. "Twistin' the Night Away" 2:41
23. "Shake" 2:50
24. "Tennessee Waltz" Pee Wee King, Redd Stewart 3:09

25. "Another Saturday Night" 2:40
26. "Good Times" 2:27
27. "Having a Party" 2:35
28. "That's Where It's At" Cooke, J. W. Alexander 2:35
29. "A Change Is Gonna Come" 3:11
30. "Jesus Gave Me Water" Lucie Campbell 2:29
 

 
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