Tuesday, May 20, 2008

The Soul Stirrers - Jesus Done Just What He Said

By some definitions, soul music is gospel with secular lyrics. Sam Cooke was one of the first gospel superstars to make the cross-over to the profane world of pop, and when you compare his solo efforts to his early work with The Soul Stirrers, you can see the connection. Here's "Jesus Done Just What He Said":

1 comment:

Sam's Neph said...

This was an early example of a truly great artist in the making. You can even hear Sam's young voice crack at certain points!

Erik Greene
Author, “Our Uncle Sam: The Sam Cooke Story From His Family's Perspective”