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Sam Cooke
Photographer: Allen C. Browne
Taken: November 15, 2016
Caption: Sam Cooke
Additional Description: Soul music pioneer Sam Cooke was born in Mississippi and raised in Chicago, where he began his career as a gospel singer. Chicago-based soul and soul-blues singer Denise LaSalle, Jerry Butler, Tyrone Davis, Little Milton, Junior Parker, Otis Clay, McKinney Mitchell, and Syl Johnson also came from Mississippi.
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Submitted: November 29, 2016, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.
Database Locator Identification Number: p370906
File Size: 0.928 Megabytes

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