Sam Cooke – “A Change ‘Gonna Come”

The legendary great Sam Cooke.

Everyone has ‘bad’ days, days of sadness.  But for some communities, groups, there has been a social oppression that brings more than most. This song is about history, the ancestors, and how it is still alive today.  It is not just ‘personal.’

Sam Cooke was killed, dead at the age of 33.  The circumstances of his death are, till this day, ‘controversial.’ A woman’s account told of Sam Cooke being the perpetrator.  The evidence suggests otherwise.

Here Sam Cooke brings us this amazing and soulful original song of survival and hope amidst unimaginable loss and grief.  It was re-done wonderfully by many artists.  Recently, I feel Seal did a great re-make.

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