RELEASED ON THIS DAY IN 1957

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Samuel Cook (January 22, 1931 – December 11, 1964)

Cooke’s debut single, was a massive commercial success, becoming
a number one hit for three weeks on Billboard‍‍ ‘​‍s pop chart and six
weeks on Billboard’s 
Rhythm & Blues chart.

It was named one of the 500 most important rock and roll recordings
by the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. In 2005, the song was voted #115
by representatives of the music industry and press in Rolling Stone

magazine’s The 500 Greatest Songs of All Time
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