Sam Cooke Songs

Sam Cooke
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You Send Me Sam Cooke

Caren will show you an acoustic guitar accompaniment to the soulful pop classic, "You Send Me" originally made famous by the legendary Sam Cooke. A dreamy love song with a simple chord progression, a swinging beat & catchy lyrics. This song uses basic guitar chords, is easy strum along with, and fun to sing.

Published: 01/21/2015 Upgrade
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Cupid Sam Cooke

Caren will show you how to strum an acoustic guitar part along with this classic pop tune.

Published: 01/21/2015 Upgrade
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(What A) Wonderful World Sam Cooke

Caren will show you how to play along with this classic crooner love song. You'll use a capo and an acoustic guitar to play a simple chord progression. A bonus lesson shows you how to approach the song without the capo.

Published: 10/12/2015 Upgrade
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Nothing Can Change This Love Sam Cooke

Mike will show you the 2 clean electric guitars featured in this song. Guitar 1 plays the chord progressions throughout using strums and backbeat staccato stabs. Guitar 2 plays a melodic solo, and also adapts the brief piano line in the intro.

Published: 07/29/2021 Upgrade
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Twistin' The Night Away Sam Cooke

Mike will show you the single clean electric guitar in this song that plays the chord progressions throughout using a swinging strum groove. There’s also another electric guitar that we’ll use to adapt the sax solos to the guitar.

Published: 08/12/2021 Upgrade
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Chain Gang Sam Cooke

Mike will show you the 2 clean electric guitar in this song. Guitar 1 strums and arpeggiates the chord progression, while Guitar 2 digs into staccato stabs on the backbeat.

Published: 09/02/2021 Upgrade
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You're Always On My Mind Sam Cooke

There is one clean electric guitar playing steady eighth note staccato strums throughout. This song uses upper string voicings, staccato strums on the backbeat, and a 6/8 feel.

Published: 10/27/2022 Upgrade