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"VH1 Legends" Sam Cooke (2001)

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Original Air Date:
16 December 2001
This film documents the rise of legendary singer Sam Cooke, from his beginnings as a gospel singer to his crossover to the pop and R&B charts. Includes interviews with Aretha Franklin, Lou Rawls and more. | Add synopsis »
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 (Episode Cast)

Lou Adler ... Himself
J.W. Alexander ... Himself

Dick Clark ... Himself
Charles Cooke ... Himself
L.C. Cooke ... Himself
Sam Cooke ... Himself (archive footage)
Leroy Crume ... Himself

Aretha Franklin ... Herself
Agnes Hoskins ... Herself
Lloyd Price ... Himself

Lou Rawls ... Himself

Bobby Womack ... Himself
Linda M. Womack ... Herself

Jeffrey Wright ... Narrator

Episode Crew
Directed by
Mary Wharton (uncredited)
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Peter Guralnick 

Produced by
Mick Gochanour .... producer
Iris Keitel .... executive producer
Robin Klein .... producer
Jim McDonnell .... associate producer
Mary Wharton .... producer
Film Editing by
Alex Hall 
Art Direction by
Alisa Coleman 
Other crew
Donna M. Fields .... archive footage provider
Alec Michod .... production associate
Traci Stick .... production assistant
Series Cast
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Ossie Davis ... Narrator

Series Crew
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Produced by
Matthew Ginsburg .... producer (episode "Legends: Bruce Springsteen")
J.V. Martin .... associate producer (episode "Johnny Cash")
Cinematography by
Mark Ritchie 
Film Editing by
Sakae Ishikawa 
Other crew
Athena Scarola .... production coordinator

Additional Details

USA:90 min


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