An incredible look at the all-too-short life and music of Sam Cooke – put together by Peter Guralnick
with an amazing amount of historical detail, and an even more important love of Cooke's music! The book is to Cooke what Guralnick
's earlier writings were to Elvis Presley – a much deeper look at the man than had ever before been published – put together with an keen understanding for the music and its contribution to the world around it. Guralnick
follows Cooke's key years with a great amount of detail – presenting incredible research, along with a wealth of vintage photos, but in ways that always read with far more depth than typical music history. A whopping 749 pages, softcover, with lots of photos!