Sam Cooke at the Copa

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Sam Cooke at the Copa
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Live album by
ReleasedOctober 1964
RecordedJuly 8, 1964
VenueCopacabana, New York City
GenreRhythm and blues, soul, jazz
LabelRCA Victor
ProducerAl Schmitt
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Sam Cooke at the Copa

Sam Cooke at the Copa is a live album by American singer-songwriter Sam Cooke. The album was released in October 1964 in the United States by RCA Victor.

Track listing[edit]

Side one[edit]

  1. "Opening Introduction" – 0:35
  2. "The Best Things in Life Are Free" (Lew Brown, Buddy DeSylva, Ray Henderson) – 1:31
  3. "Bill Bailey Won't You Please Come Home" (Hughie Cannon) – 2:50
  4. "Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out" (James Cox) – 3:18
  5. "Frankie and Johnny" (Cooke) – 3:00
  6. Medley: "Try a Little Tenderness" / "(I Love You) For Sentimental Reasons" / "You Send Me" (William Best / Sam Cooke / Deek Watson) – 4:55
  7. "If I Had a Hammer" (Lee Hays, Pete Seeger) – 6:25

Side two[edit]

  1. "When I Fall in Love" (Edward Heyman, Victor Young) – 3:05
  2. "Twistin' the Night Away" (Cooke) – 5:04
  3. "This Little Light of Mine" (Cooke) – 3:36
  4. "Blowin' in the Wind" (Bob Dylan) – 3:01
  5. "Tennessee Waltz" (Pee Wee King, Redd Stewart) – 3:36


All credits adapted from the album's remastered liner notes.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Sam Cooke at the Copa (liner notes). Sam Cooke. US: ABKCO Records. 2003. 99702.