Elegant Passionate Plaintive Romantic Joyous Stylish Cheerful Sensual Exuberant. Sam Cooke, The Soul Stirrers. Sam Cooke's SAR Records Story 1959-1965.
The definitive soul singer also contributed to the genre as a writer, producer and with his own SAR Records label. This 2-CD set collects close to 70 tracks recorded for his label from 1959-1965 and tells the SAR tale in two 36-page booklets. The music is simply divine: spiritual songs by the Soul Stirrers, . Harris & His Gospel Paraders and the Womack Brothers and secular sides by Johnnie Taylor, the Valentinos, Billy Preston and more-plus tracks and demos by Sam himself!
Album · 1993 · 67 Songs. The SAR Records Story Sam Cooke. 20th Century Masters - The Millennium Series: The Best of The Platters (Remastered).
Includes FREE MP3 version of this album. For a few years during the early 1960s, Sam Cooke, the man with the golden croon, ran his own small record label, SAR Records. In addition to aiding the career of the post-Cooke Soul Stirrers, SAR unleashed an impressive array of talent-Bobby Womack and the Valentinos, Lou Rawls and the Pilgrim Travelers, and a young organist named Billy Preston. This 2 CD set features a 31 track Gospel CD and 36 track classic soul CD. 2 Disc set contains 77 Gospel and Soul Tracks!
|–The Soul Stirrers||Looking Back|
|–The Soul Stirrers||Jesus Be A Fence Around Me|
|–The Soul Stirrers||Oh Mary, Don't You Weep|
|–Sam Cooke||That's Heaven To Me|
|–Sam Cooke||Somewhere There's A Girl|
|–The Simms Twins*||That's Heaven To Me|
|–Johnnie Morisette||Black Night|
|–The Valentinos*||It's All Over Now|
|2193-2, 3122-2||Various||Sam Cooke's SAR Records Story (CD, Comp, Promo)||ABKCO, SAR Records||2193-2, 3122-2||US||1994|
|2193-2||Various||Sam Cooke's SAR Records Story 1959 - 1965 8 Songs Promo (2xCD, Comp + CD, Promo, Smplr)||ABKCO||2193-2||US||1994|