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The best album by Sam Cooke is Night Beat which is ranked number 1,647 in the overall greatest album chart with a total rank score of 1,141.

Sam Cooke is ranked number 413 in the overall artist rankings with a total rank score of 4,739.

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Sam Cooke best albums

The following albums by Sam Cooke are ranked highest in the greatest album charts:

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RankAlbumArtist
1.

Night BeatUnited States Sam Cooke
Year of Release:1963Appears in:108 charts
Rank in 1963:7Rank Score:1,141
Rank in 1960s152Overall Rank:1,647
Average Rating:  78/100 (98 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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2.

Live At The Harlem Square Club, 1963United States Sam Cooke
Year of Release:1985Appears in:61 charts
Rank in 1985:23Rank Score:1,085
Rank in 1980s281Overall Rank:1,721
Average Rating:  81/100 (95 votes)
Comments: 6 comments
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3.

Portrait Of A Legend 1951-1964
Compilation
United States Sam Cooke
Year of Release:2003Appears in:33 charts
Rank in 2003:44Rank Score:1,040
Rank in 2000s386Overall Rank:1,790
Average Rating:  82/100 (100 votes)
Comments: 12 comments
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4.

Ain't That Good NewsUnited States Sam Cooke
Year of Release:1964Appears in:66 charts
Rank in 1964:17Rank Score:541
Rank in 1960s242Overall Rank:2,997
Average Rating:  78/100 (59 votes)
Comments: 5 comments
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5.

Sam CookeUnited States Sam Cooke
Year of Release:1957Appears in:48 charts
Rank in 1957:14Rank Score:366
Rank in 1950s85Overall Rank:4,060
Average Rating:  75/100 (34 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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6.

At The CopaUnited States Sam Cooke
Year of Release:1964Appears in:12 charts
Rank in 1964:45Rank Score:106
Rank in 1960s687Overall Rank:10,652
Average Rating:  72/100 (20 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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7.

The Wonderful World Of Sam CookeUnited States Sam Cooke
Year of Release:1960Appears in:22 charts
Rank in 1960:31Rank Score:98
Rank in 1960s734Overall Rank:11,492
Average Rating:  73/100 (14 votes)
Comments: 0 comments
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Twistin' The Night AwayUnited States Sam Cooke
Year of Release:1962Appears in:13 charts
Rank in 1962:29Rank Score:95
Rank in 1960s750Overall Rank:11,866
Average Rating:  73/100 (11 votes)
Comments: 1 comment
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Hit Kit
Compilation
United States Sam Cooke
Year of Release:1959Appears in:18 charts
Rank in 1959:48Rank Score:94
Rank in 1950s241Overall Rank:11,911
Average Rating:  75/100 (14 votes)
Comments: 2 comments
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10.

Solitude
Compilation
United States Sam Cooke
Year of Release:1984Appears in:3 charts
Rank in 1984:213Rank Score:70
Rank in 1980s2,240Overall Rank:15,445
Average Rating: Not enough data
Comments: 0 comments
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Overall band rank: 413

This may not be a complete discography for Sam Cooke. This listing only shows those albums by this artist that appear in at least one chart on this site. If an album is 'missing' that you think deserves to be here, you can include it in your own chart from the My Charts page!

Sam Cooke best tracks

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1.A Change Is Gonna Come
(from the album Ain't That Good News)
 87/100 (22 votes)
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2.You Send Me
(from the album Sam Cooke)
 82/100 (9 votes)
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3.Nothing Can Change This Love
(from the album Live At The Harlem Square Club, 1963)
 81/100 (7 votes)
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4.Bring It On Home To Me
(from the album Live At The Harlem Square Club, 1963)
 81/100 (8 votes)
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5.Wonderful World
(from the album The Wonderful World Of Sam Cooke)
 81/100 (4 votes)
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6.Medley: It's All Right/For Sentimental Reasons
(from the album Live At The Harlem Square Club, 1963)
 81/100 (7 votes)
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7.Somebody Have Mercy
(from the album Live At The Harlem Square Club, 1963)
 81/100 (8 votes)
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8.Chain Gang
(from the album Live At The Harlem Square Club, 1963)
 80/100 (7 votes)
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9.Another Saturday Night
(from the album Ain't That Good News)
 80/100 (11 votes)
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10.Get Yourself Another Fool
(from the album Night Beat)
 80/100 (13 votes)
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11.Feel It
(from the album Live At The Harlem Square Club, 1963)
 80/100 (8 votes)
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12.Summertime
(from the album Sam Cooke)
 80/100 (7 votes)
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13.Cupid
(from the album Live At The Harlem Square Club, 1963)
 80/100 (7 votes)
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14.A Change Is Gonna Come
(from the album Shake)
 79/100 (4 votes)
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15.Tammy
(from the album Sam Cooke)
 79/100 (4 votes)
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16.Twistin' The Night Away
(from the album Live At The Harlem Square Club, 1963)
 79/100 (7 votes)
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17.(Ain't That) Good News
(from the album Ain't That Good News)
 79/100 (11 votes)
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18.Twistin' The Night Away
(from the album Twistin' The Night Away)
 79/100 (4 votes)
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19.Nobody Knows The Trouble I've Seen
(from the album Night Beat)
 79/100 (13 votes)
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20.Danny Boy
(from the album Sam Cooke)
 79/100 (3 votes)
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Sam Cooke ratings

Average Rating: 
79/100 (from 32 votes)
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81/100
 
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01/14/2017 10:22
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69/100
 
80/100
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From DeusExMackia 11/18/2015 22:51
That voice...
...no, seriously, THAT voice.
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From 9999 03/28/2015 01:54
I get it, this is a "best albums" website, not a "best artists" one, but I simply can't trust a "top artists" list if Sam Cooke is not at least in the top 30.
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From skelter54 03/24/2013 16:12
The greatest artist of the soul music.
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From AngryAchilles 06/21/2012 04:03
He had the greatest voice
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90/100
From junodog4 01/06/2012 20:24
It's a shame this is a 'best albums' website. It means that artists from the singles era (before the mid sixties) are often overlooked. Sam Cooke is a perfect example of this. Despite his early demise, he has a phenomenal library of music. Nobody could swing with soul like Sam Cooke.
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