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TCC Playlist: He’s My Friend Until the End by Sam Cooke

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The son of a Baptist minister, and one of eight children, Sam Cooke got his start singing in church.  He later sang with the gospel group the Soul Stirrers, and eventually crossed over to popular music.  Teenage girls swooned at his shows. Arguably the most important soul singer in history, even as a pop star, Cooke continued to be a voice for peace and justice with songs about the Civil Rights movement like “A Change is Gonna Come.” Listen to his song about Jesus “He’s My Friend Until the End” here: