Monday, September 3, 2012

Seven Sound Files Of The Gospel Group The Soul Stirrers (featuring Sam Cooke)

Edited by Azizi Powell

This post showcases seven sound files of the Gospel group The Soul Stirrers, featuring Sam Cooke.

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(These sound files are posted in no particular order.)

Example #1: The Soul Stirrers - Wonderful (Sam Cooke)

uploaded by dalkey130388 on Jul 3, 2008

This is a Gospel classic, by the most prominent Gospel group - The Soul Stirrers featuring Sam Cooke. I will be posting a similar pop soul tune called 'Loveable' with the same tune sung by a man under the pseudonym Dale Cook who sounded so much like the front man of the Soul Stirrers. Dale Cook was of course swiftly unmasked as Sam Cooke, who used the name to steer rumours away from his Gospel fans that he was going solo as a secular artist.
Anyway both songs are superb, they are both equally wonderful and loveable!

Example #2: Nearer My God To Thee - Sam Cooke and the Soul Stirrers

Uploaded by funkeyjunk on Jan 17, 2009

The Live Performance of this epic song performed by Mr. Soul himself, Its Sam Cooke and the Soul Stirrers.

Example #3: Touch The Hem Of His Garment - Sam Cooke & The Soul Stirrers

Uploaded by pannellctp on Apr 10, 2011

"Touch The Hem Of His Garment" - Sam Cooke & The Soul Stirrers, The Hem Of His Garment. Old style Gospel music when I was a teenager.

Example #4: Pilgrim Of Sorrow - Sam Cooke with The Soul Stirrers

pannellctp, Published on Oct 23, 2012

Had the Soul Stirrers only launched the career of Sam Cooke, they would have earned their place in rock and roll history. Beyond that, however, they set the pace for gospel and pop vocal groups and played a role as forefathers in the development of rhythm and blues. As exponents of the modern gospel quartet sound back in the Forties and Fifties, they took gospel out of local churches and found a national audience for it. The group radically reshaped traditional gospel material and wrote many enduring songs of their own. The music of the Soul Stirrers represented a progression from jubilee singing to a more rhythmic style, and it served as the basis for doo-wop and R&B.


Tjmministries T. Moore, Uploaded on Apr 19, 2009


Example #6: Sam Cooke & The Soul Stirrers Just Another Day

Uploaded by ToonsParis on Aug 27, 2009

In The Earlier 50's Sam Cooke & the Soul Stirrers made some beautiful songs like this one. Enjoy

Example #7: Sam Cooke & The Soul Stirrers..It Won't Be Very Long.wmv

Uploaded by nspiredbysam on Jun 9, 2010

Click information about The Soul Stirrers.
Click for information about Sam Cooke.

Thanks to Sam Cooke and other members of The Soul Stirrers, and & the composers of these Gospel songs. Thanks also to the uploaders of these videos.

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