Songs by Sam Cooke

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Songs by Sam Cooke
Sam Cooke (1957 album).jpg
Studio album by Sam Cooke
Released February 1958[citation needed]
Recorded 30:16
Genre Traditional pop
Label Keen
Producer Bumps Blackwell
Sam Cooke chronology
Songs by Sam Cooke
(1957)
Encore
(1958)

Sam Cooke, better known as Songs by Sam Cooke (as shown on the back cover), is the debut studio album by American singer-songwriter Sam Cooke. The backing band is the Bumps Blackwell Orchestra.

Track listing[edit]

Side 1
  1. "You Send Me" (Sam Cooke, originally credited to L.C. Cook) – 2:41
  2. "The Lonesome Road" (Gene Austin, Nathaniel Shilkret) – 2:31
  3. "Tammy" (Jay Livingston, Ray Evans) – 3:30
  4. "Ol' Man River" (Jerome Kern, Oscar Hammerstein II) – 2:39
  5. "Moonlight in Vermont" (John Blackburn, Karl Suessdorf) – 2:40
  6. "Canadian Sunset" (Eddie Heywood, Norman Gimbel) – 2:57
Side 2
  1. "Summertime" (DuBose Heyward, George Gershwin) – 2:25
  2. "Around the World" (Harold Adamson, Victor Young) – 1:58
  3. "Ain't Misbehavin'" (Andy Razaf, Fats Waller, Harry Brooks) – 2:05
  4. "The Bells of St. Mary" (A. Emmett Adams, Douglas Furber) – 2:17
  5. "So Long" (Remus Harris, Russ Morgan, Irving Melsher) – 2:38
  6. "Danny Boy" (Frederic Weatherly) – 2:16
  7. "That Lucky Old Sun" (Beasley Smith, Haven Gillespie) – 2:19

Personnel[edit]

On "You Send Me" and "Summertime"

  • Clifton White, René Hall - guitar
  • Ted Brinson - bass
  • Earl Palmer - drums
  • Lee Gotch, The Pied Pipers - backing vocals

Charts[edit]

Weekly charts[edit]

Chart (1958) Peak
position
Billboard Top LPs[1] 16

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Sam Cooke – Awards". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved February 28, 2014. 

External links[edit]