Chicago Honors Legendary Singer Sam Cooke With His Own Street

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CHICAGO– The city of Chicago is honoring soul and gospel singer, Sam Cooke, with his own street.

Cooke is originally from Mississippi, but moved to Chicago at a young age. He started off as a gospel singer but began making rhythm and blues music including his hits “You Send Me” and “A Change Gon Come.”

NBC Chicago reports:

The city of Chicago plans to honor soul singer Sam Cooke with his own street.

City officials will rename a section of 36th Street and Cottage Grove Avenue “Sam Cooke Way” during a Saturday afternoon ceremony. Cooke once lived near the street location in Chicago’s Bronzeville neighborhood.

Read The Whole Story At NBC Chicago

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