TCC Playlist: Were you there when they crucified my Lord by Sam Cooke

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Sam Cooke

The son of a Baptist minister, and one of eight childrenSam Cooke got his start singing in church.  He later sang with the gospel group the Soul Stirrers, and eventually crossed over to popular music. 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 a classic American spiritual for Good Friday, “Were You There” here: