Archive for January 14th, 2006

14th January
written by Matt The Cat
Author Peter Guralnick Joins Matt The Cat
Sam Cooke
The Man Who Invented Soul!

This week, Harlem takes an in-depth look at the life and music of the “sultan of soul”, Sam Cooke. Author Peter Guralnick, who’s new book is called Dream Boogie: The Triumph Of Sam Cooke joins Matt The Cat for the story behind the story on this true soul legend. We’ll look at Cooke’s gospel beginnings with the Soul Stirrers through his pop breakthrough in the mid-1950s.

Harlem Airs On The 50s on 5:
Monday 1/16 @ 1pm EST
Tuesday 1/17 @ 9pm PST and midnight EST
Friday 1/20 @ 6pm EST
Sunday 1/22 @ 11am EST