Songs that changed history: Sam Cooke - A Change Is Gonna Come (1964)
Inspired by Sam Cooke's own experiences of racism in the 60s, 'A Change Is Gonna Come' is a classic civil rights song. And though it has roots in Bob Dylan's 'Blowin' in the Wind', it's a masterpiece of its own.
In the lyrics, Cooke tells a very personal story of how life has been difficult for him. But the song has a...
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