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Sam Cooke: Rock & Roll Bad Guy

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Sam Cooke: Rock & Roll Bad Guy

Sam Cooke: Rock & Roll Bad Guy

Sam Cooke: Rock & Roll Bad Guy

Only Available in Archive Formats.

Karen Grigsby Bates learns about the legacy of rock & roll legend Sam Cooke from Mark Naison, a professor at Fordham University who's teaching a course called "From Rock n' Roll to Hip Hop."

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