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One of my favorite Sam Cooke tracks

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It's a shame there aren't that many soulful singers making it to the radio these days. Ray Lamontagne is one of the few.

I still can't grasp this voice coming out of this head..

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This is the greatest vocal performance captured on tape, IMHO. They don't make music like this anymore. There was not a finer human being and performer than Mr. Cooke.

You can really hear the influence he had on Rod Stewart. Cool rendition. Coincidentally some folks I was jamming with the other day were doing this....about one millionth as well.. :lol:

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It's a shame there aren't that many soulful singers making it to the radio these days. Ray Lamontagne is one of the few.

I still can't grasp this voice coming out of this head..

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Ray Lamontagne is great, he has one of the most unique voices out there. Great songwriter too.

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Ben Harper keeping the R&B/Soul sound alive. Great song.

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