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1958 Lewiston or Chicago or Winnipeg?

Sam Cooke Recording Sessions

The Soul Stirrers

March 3, 1953 Safford Junior High School Auditorium, Tucson, AZ

July 21, 1955 John Spring Junior High School, Tucson, AZ

July 22, 1955 Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, CA (The Great 1955 Shrine Concert)

October 11, 1955 Old Simpson Methodist Church, Indianapolis, IN (World Series of Gospel)

January 13, 1956 Carver School Auditorium, Tulsa, OK

May 15, 1956 Shiloh Baptist Church, Indianapolis, IN

May 28, 1956 McCord School, Benton Harbor, MI

Solo

October 1957 Art Laboe show in Long Beach, CA (with the Penguins, Joe Houston, Big Jay McNeely, Marvin & Johnny, Don & Dewey, Johnny Flamingo, and newcomer, Sam Cooke)

November 3, 1957 CBS TV Studio 50, New York City, NY (US TV "The Ed Sullivan Show")

November 11, 1957 El Capitan Theatre, Hollywood, CA (US TV "The Guy Mitchell Show")

November 21, 1957 McElroy's Ballroom, Portland, OR

December 1, 1957 CBS TV Studio 50, New York City, NY (US TV "The Ed Sullivan Show")

December 2, 1957 Studio B, Philadelphia, PA (US TV "American Bandstand")

December 4, 1957 Garrick Theater, Chicago, IL (US TV "The Howard Miller Show")

December 6, 1957 Opera House, Chicago, IL

January 5, 1958 NBC Studios, New York City, NY (US TV "The Steve Allen Show" performing "You Send Me" & "For Sentimental Reasons")

January 6, 1958 Town Casino, Buffalo, NY (start of residency)

January 11, 1958 Buffalo, NY (US TV "Dance Party with Pat Fagan")

January ?, 1958 Club Elegante, Brooklyn, NY (5 day engagement)

January 24-25, 1958 Club Safari, College Point, NY

January 29, 1958 New York City, NY (US TV "The Big Record" performing "You Send Me" & "I'll Come Running Back to You")

February 7, 1958 Columbus, OH (start of a 17 day tour with Thurston Harris and The Sharps, The Silhouettes, Ernie Freeman, The Drifters, The Casuals & The Dubs)

February ?, 1958 Syria Mosque, Pittsburgh, PA (with Thurston Harris and The Sharps, The Silhouettes, Ernie Freeman, The Drifters, The Casuals & The Dubs)

February 12, 1958 Municipal Auditorium, Oklahoma City, OK (with Thurston Harris and The Sharps, The Silhouettes, Ernie Freeman, The Drifters, The Casuals & The Dubs)

February 15, 1958 Memorial Coliseum, Corpus Christi, TX (2 shows 7.30 & 10.00, with Thurston Harris and The Sharps, The Silhouettes, Ernie Freeman, The Drifters, The Casuals & The Dubs)

February 16, 1958 Municipal Auditorium, San Antonio, TX (with Thurston Harris and The Sharps, The Silhouettes, Ernie Freeman, The Drifters, The Casuals & The Dubs)

February 17, 1958 Municipal Auditorium, Houston, TX (Clifton "King Bee" Smith's "Teen-Age Record Hop", with Thurston Harris and The Sharps, The Silhouettes, Ernie Freeman, The Drifters, The Casuals & The Dubs)

February 19, 1958 Municipal Auditorium, New Orleans, LA (2 shows, with Thurston Harris and The Sharps, The Silhouettes, Ernie Freeman, The Drifters, The Casuals & The Dubs)

February 21, 1958 Memorial Auditorium, Raleigh, NC (with Thurston Harris and The Sharps, The Silhouettes, Ernie Freeman, The Drifters, The Casuals & The Dubs)

March 2, 1958 NBC Studios, New York City, NY (US TV "The Steve Allen Show")

March 6, 1958 Copacabana, New York City, NY (3 week residency, supporting Comic Myron Cohen)

March 22, 1958 Little Theater, New York City, NY (US TV "Dick Clark Saturday Night")

March 29, 1958 US TV "The Jimmy Dean Show"

'Show of Stars for '58' with Sam Cooke, Paul Anka, The Everly Brothers, Clyde McPhatter, Frankie Avalon, Lavern Baker, Jackie Wilson, The Royal Teens, George Hamilton IV, The Silhouettes, The Crescendos, Storey Sisters, The Monotones, The Playmates, Huey Smith & the Clowns, Jimmy Dell, Bobby Marchan

April 5, 1958 Norfolk, VA ('Show of Stars for '58', The tour opens after several days of rehearsals in New York City)

April 6, 1958 The Mosque, Richmond, VA (2 shows 7.00 & 10.00)

April 11, 1958 Sports Arena, Hershey, PA

April 12, 1958 Philadelphia, PA (A disappointing crowd of less than 1,000 show up)

April 13, 1958 New Haven Arena, New Haven, CT ('Show of Stars for '58')

April 14, 1958 Syria Mosque, Pittsburgh, PA ('Show of Stars for '58', 2 shows 7.30 & 10.30)

April 17, 1958 War Memorial Auditorium, Rochester, NY ('Show of Stars for '58')

April 18, 1958 Auditorium, Ottawa, ON ('Show of Stars for '58'. A modest crowd of 1,500 attend tonight's show highlighting Paul Anka's return to his hometown. Five youths in leather jackets were thrown out of the show for throwing things onto the stage)

April 19, 1958 Sports Arena, Hershey, PA ('Show of Stars for '58')

April 20, 1958 Forum, Montreal, QC

April 22, 1958 Memorial Auditorium, Buffalo, NY ('Show of Stars for '58')

April 23, 1958 Warner Theatre, Erie, PA ('Show of Stars for '58', 2 shows 7.00 & 9.15)

April 24, 1958 Sports Arena, Toledo, OH ('Show of Stars for '58')

April 26, 1958 Freedom Hall, Louisville, KY ('Show of Stars for '58')

April 29, 1958 Cincinnati Garden, Cincinnati, OH ('Show of Stars for '58')

May 1, 1958 Indiana Theater, Indianapolis, IN ('Show of Stars for '58', 2 shows 7.30 & 9.45)

May 2, 1958 Kiel Auditorium, St. Louis, MO ('Show of Stars for '58', 2 shows 8.00 & 11.00)

May 3, 1958 Civic Opera House, Chicago, IL ('Show of Stars for '58', 2 shows 7.00 & 10.00)

May 4, 1958 Auditorium, St. Paul, MN (3pm 'Show of Stars for '58')

May 4, 1958 Minneapolis Auditorium, Minneapolis, MN (8pm 'Show of Stars for '58')

May 5, 1958 Civic Auditorium, Lewiston, ME ('Show of Stars for '58', 2 shows 7.00 & 9.30)

May 5, 1958 Winnipeg Auditorium, Winnipeg, MB ('Show of Stars for '58')

May 8, 1958 Saskatoon Arena, Saskatoon, SK ('Show of Stars for '58')

May 10, 1958 Stampede Corral, Calgary, AB ('Show of Stars for '58', 2 shows 2.30 & 8.30)

May 12, 1958 Orpheum Theater, Seattle, WA ('Show of Stars for '58', 3 shows 4.00, 7.00 & 9.30)

May 13, 1958 Georgia Auditorium, Vancouver, BC ('Show of Stars for '58', 2 shows 7.00 & 9.30)

May 14, 1958 Paramount Theatre, Portland, OR ('Show of Stars for '58')

May 15, 1958 Auditorium Arena, Denver, CO ('Show of Stars for '58')

May 17, 1958 Memorial Coliseum, Corpus Christi, TX ('Show of Stars for '58')

May 18, 1958 Municipal Auditorium, San Antonio, TX ('Show of Stars for '58')

May 20, 1958 Municipal Auditorium, Oklahoma City, OK ('Show of Stars for '58', 2 shows 7.30 & 10.00

May 24, 1958 Music Hall, Civic Auditorium, Omaha, NE ('Show of Stars for '58', 2 shows 7.00 & 9.00)

May 27, 1958 Herndon Stadium, Atlanta, GA ('Show of Stars for '58')

May 29, 1958 Charlotte Coliseum, Charlotte, NC ('Show of Stars for '58')

May 31, 1958 Warner Theater, Atlantic City, NJ ('Show of Stars for '58', 3 shows 2.30, 8.00 & 10.30)

July 4, 1958 US TV "Strictly Informal", hosted by Larry Finlay

July 7, 1958 Los Angeles, CA (US TV "The Johnny Otis Show". Debut show featuring Sam & Jody Reynolds)

August 1, 1958 Southside Armory, Indianapolis, IN

August 3, 1958 Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, CA (14th Annual Cavalcade of Jazz)

August 25, 1958 US TV "In Town Tonight". A 15-minute musical variety show on Chicago's CBS affiliate, sponsored by Old Gold Cigarettes and hosted by Jim Conway)

September 5-11, 1958 Flame Show Bar, Detroit, MI

September 29, 1958 City Auditorium, Chattanooga, TN

October 6, 1958 New York City, NY (US TV "The Arthur Murray Party" performing "Mary, Mary Lou")

October 11, 1958 Lakewood Park, Atlanta, GA (US TV "The Dick Clark Saturday Night Show")

December 11, 1958 Livestock Auditorium, Valdosta, GA

January 11, 1959 US TV "Buddy Bregman's Music Shop". Guest on the first show with Richie Valens)

February 13, 1959 Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, CA (Show Of The Year, benefit for the City Of Hope)

March 6-8, 1959 Civic Auditorium, Honolulu, HI (supported by Little Anthony & the Imperials, Don & Dewey & The Acorns)

March 14, 1959 Little Theater, New York City, NY (US TV "The Dick Clark Saturday Night Show")

April 10, 1959 Apollo Theater, New York City, NY (with Sam Cooke, the Clovers, Willie Lewis, Sally Blair, and the Reuben Phillips Orchestra)

May 1, 1959 New York City, NY (US TV "The Jimmy Dean Show" performing "Everybody Loves To Cha Cha Cha", "God Bless The Child" & "Just A Little Talk With Jesus" dueted with host Dean)

May 22-31-June 1-4, 1959 Flame Show Bar, Detroit, MI

May 25, 1959 Ford Auditorium, Detroit, MI (Battle of Jazz)

June 10, 1959 Memorial Auditorium, Chattanooga, TN

June 12, 1959 Norfolk Arena, Norfolk, VA

June 20, 1959 Little Theater, New York City, NY (US TV "The Dick Clark Saturday Night Show" performing "Only Sixteen")

June 29, 1959 Philadelphia, PA (US TV "American Bandstand" performing "Only Sixteen")

July 4, 1959 Carr's Beach, Annapolis, MD (with Lloyd Price, Coasters, Drifters, Spanieles, Teenagers, Dell-Vikings & (MC) Flip Wilson)

September 10, 1959 Bellevue Casino, Montreal, QC

October 2-8, 1959 Flame Show Bar, Detroit, MI

October 19, 1959 Mobil Oil Midway Stage, Dallas, TX (3 free shows at the 1959 State Fair Of Texas)

November 12, 1959 Starts a 30 day tour of the south with brother L.C. Cooke

November 14, 1959 US TV "The Dick Clark Saturday Night Beechnut Show" performing "There, I've Said It Again". Also appearing were Fabian, Jimmy Clanton & Johnny & the Hurricanes)

December 12, 1959 Muncie Armory, Muncie, IN

1960

January 22-24, 1960 Shell House, Long Island, NY

February 15, 1960 Moulin Rouge Theater, Los Angeles, CA (8th Annual Shrine Star Of Stars Show)

March 14, 1960 Montego Bay, JAM

April 19, 1960 Textile Hall, Greenville, SC (supported by Dee Clark, The Midnighters, The Drifters, Big Maybelle & Barrett Strong)

April 28-May 4, 1960 Apollo Theater, New York City, NY

May 6-12, 1960 Howard Theatre, Washington DC (supported by The Crests)

May 13-19, 1960 Royal Theatre, Baltimore, MD (supported by The Crests)

May 20, 1960 Tivoli Theater, Chicago, IL (with the Flamingos & the Crests)

May 27-31-June 1-2, 1960 Flame Show Bar, Detroit, MI

July 17-18, 1960 Cat & Fiddle Nightclub, Nassau, BAH

July 21-24, 1960 Regal Theatre, Kingston, JAM (2 shows each night, 3 on the 23rd)

July 25, 1960 Tudor Theatre, Mandeville, JAM (2 shows 7.00 & 9.00)

July 26, 1960 Coral Theatre, Montego Bay, JAM (2 shows 7.00 & 9.00)

July 27, 1960 Astor Theatre, Spanish Town, JAM

July 28, 1960 Delmar Theatre, Port Antonio, JAM (2 shows 7.00 & 9.00)

July 29, 1960 Ambassador Theatre, Kingston, JAM (After Jamaica, Sam went to Trinidad and Barbados for shows)

August 3, 1960 Municipal Auditorium, New Orleans, LA

August 29, 1960 Milens Jewelers, Oakland, CA (In store appearance)

September ?, 1960 Town Hill Club, Brooklyn, NY

September 15, 1960 Memorial Coliseum, Winston-Salem, NC (The Biggest Show of Stars for 1960)

September 16, 1960 Lyric Theatre, Baltimore, MD (2 shows 8.00 & 10.30, The Biggest Show of Stars for 1960)

September 18, 1960 Forum, Montreal, QC

September 20, 1960 Broadway Capitol Theater, Detroit, MI (The Biggest Show of Stars for 1960)

September 21, 1960 Olympia Stadium, Detroit, MI (The Biggest Show of Stars for 1960)

September 22, 1960 Welsh Auditorium, Grand Rapids, MI (The Biggest Show of Stars for 1960)

September 23, 1960 Syria Mosque, Pittsburgh, PA (The Biggest Show of Stars for 1960)

September 24, 1960 Freedom Hall, Louisville, KY (The Biggest Show of Stars for 1960)

September 25, 1960 Sports Arena, Toledo, OH (The Biggest Show of Stars for 1960)

September 26, 1960 Arena, Philadelphia, PA (2 shows 7.30 & 10.00)

October 18, 1960 Textile Hall, Greenville, SC (with Hank Ballard and the Midnighters, Lavern Baker, Little Willie John, Marv Johnson, Jerry Butler, The 5 Royales, The Upsetters Orchestra, Hank Moore Orchestra & (MC) Bill Murray)

October 19, 1960 Charlotte Coliseum, Charlotte, NC (with Hank Ballard and the Midnighters, Lavern Baker, Little Willie John, Marv Johnson, Jerry Butler, The 5 Royales, The Upsetters Orchestra, Hank Moore Orchestra & (MC) Bill Murray)

October 21, 1960 Rockland Palace, New York City, NY (with Hank Ballard and the Midnighters, Lavern Baker, Little Willie John, Marv Johnson, Jerry Butler, The 5 Royales, The Upsetters Orchestra, Hank Moore Orchestra & (MC) Bill Murray)

November 3, 1960 Chaudiere Rose Room, Ottawa, ON (2 shows 9.30 & 11.45)

November 7, 1960 Sciolla's Club, Philadelphia, PA

November 11, 1960 Sciolla's Club, Philadelphia, PA

November 12, 1960 NBC Studios, New York City, NY (US TV "Saturday Prom" performing "Chain Gang" & "Sad Mood". Hosted by Merv Griffin)

December 11, 1960 Pacific Ballroom, San Diego, CA

January 7, 1961 Municipal Auditorium, Long Beach, CA (US TV "The Wink Martindale Dance Party". The show featured Sam and Dodie Stevens beginning at 8:00 p.m. Sam and Buddy Knox then headlined a six-act stage show at the auditorium at the conclusion of the television broadcast)

January 13, 1961 Apollo Theater, New York City, NY (supported by the Shells)

February 1, 1961 Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, NC (supported by Bobby Vee, Etta James, Gary US Bonds, BB King & His Orchestra, The Vibrators, Johnny Tillotson, Ben E. King, Joe Tex & Frank Gari)

February 24-March 2, 1961 Apollo Theater, New York City, NY (supported by Little Anthony & the Imperials, Aretha Franklin & Bunny Briggs)

March 1961 Royal Theater, Baltimore, MD

March 1961 Howard Theatre, Washington, DC (with the Rochelles and the Candles

April 1, 1961 NBC Studios, New York City, NY (US TV "Saturday Prom" performing "That's It, I Quit, I'm Movin' On" & "Grandfather's Clock". Hosted by Merv Griffin)

April ?, 1961 Port Of Spain, TRI

April 25-26, 1961 Ward Theatre, Kingston, JAM (2 shows on 25th 7.15 & 9.15, 4 shows on 26th 2.15, 4.30, 7.15 & 9.15)

April 25, 1961 Skyline Club, Kingston, JAM (Midnight nightclub appearance)

Late April 1961 Sam Cooke appears for a week at the Flame Show Bar, Detroit, MI

May 13, 1961 Kiel Auditorium, St. Louis, MO (with Hank Ballard and the Midnighters, Clyde McPhatter, Aretha Franklin, The Olympics)

May 19, 1961 NBC Studio 6B, New York City, NY (US TV "Play Your Hunch")

June 12, 1961 ABC Studios, New York City, NY (US TV "PM East / PM West" performing "Summertime")

June 14, 1961 ABC Studios, New York City, NY (US TV "PM East / PM West - Sam Cooke: Phenomenon")

June 16-25, 1961 Flame Show Bar, Detroit, MI

July 12, 1961 Lincoln Beach, New Orleans, LA

July 15, 1961 Graystone Ballroom, Detroit, MI

August 12, 1961 Newark School Stadium, Newark, NJ (with James Brown, Gary (US) Bonds, The Drifters)

September 9, 1961 Rockland Palace, New York City, NY

Early March 1962 touring the south with Aretha Franklin

March 23, 1962 Howard Theatre, Washington, DC

March 30, 1962 Royal Theater, Baltimore, MD

Supersonic Record Show Of Stars with Sam Cooke, Dion, Ral Donner, Dee Clark, BB King, The Drifters, The Sensations, Gladys Knight & The Pips, Solomon Burke & Barbara George

April 11, 1962 Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, NC (supported by Dion, Ral Donner, Dee Clark, BB King & His Orchestra, The Drifters, The Sensations, Gladys Knight & The Pips, Solomon Burke & Barbara George)

April 14, 1961 Kiel Opera House, St. Louis, MO (supported by Dion, Ral Donner, Dee Clark, BB King & His Orchestra, The Drifters, The Sensations, Gladys Knight & The Pips, Solomon Burke & Barbara George)

April 22, 1962 Municipal Auditorium, Kansas City, MO (supported by Dion, Ral Donner, Dee Clark, BB King & His Orchestra, The Drifters, The Sensations, Gladys Knight & The Pips, Solomon Burke & Barbara George)

April 23, 1962 Coliseum, Evansville, IN (supported by Dion, Ral Donner, Dee Clark, BB King & His Orchestra, The Drifters, The Sensations, Gladys Knight & The Pips, Solomon Burke & Barbara George)

May ?, 1962 Nassau, BAH

May 10, 1962 Coral Theatre, Montego Bay, JAM (2 shows 7.00 & 9.15)

May 11, 1962 Tudor Theatre, Mandeville, JAM (2 shows 7.00 & 9.15)

May 12-13, 1962 State Theatre, Kingston, JAM (3 shows 4.00, 7.00 & 9.15)

June 8, 1962 Royal Theater, Baltimore, MD

June 15, 1962 Howard Theatre, Washington, DC

Early July 1962 A one nighter in Philadelphia features Sam Cooke, the Isley Brothers, Dee Dee Sharp, the Orlons, the Olympics, Lee Andrews and the Hearts, the Five Satins, the Skyliners and Little Joey and the Flips.

July 27, 1962 Regal Theater, Chicago, IL

August 17, 1962 Sam Cooke attends the annual meeting of the Rhythm and Blue Association at the Shreaton-Jefferson Hotel in St. Louis.

September 14, 1962 Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, NC (with Clyde McPhatter)

September 17, 1962 Raleigh, NC (with Clyde McPhatter)

September ?, 1962 At the end of September 1962, Sam began a week long tour of American military bases in Germany

Package Tour with Little Richard, Sam Cooke & Jet Harris, The Jetblacks, Sounds Incorporated, The Breakaways & (compere) Bob Bain

October 8, 1962 Gaumont, Doncaster, ENG (Sam Cooke didn't appear)

October 9, 1962 Granada, Mansfield, ENG (2 shows 6.20 & 8.30)

October 10, 1962 Town Hall, Birmingham, ENG (2 shows 6.40 & 8.50)

October 11, 1962 Granada, Grantham, ENG

October 12, 1962 Granada, Shrewsbury, ENG (Little Richard didn't appear)

October 13, 1962 Woolwich, Granada, London, ENG

October 14, 1962 Hippodrome, Brighton, ENG (2 shows 6.15 & 8.30)

October 15, 1962 Colston Hall, Bristol, ENG (2 shows 6.40 & 8.50)

October 16, 1962 Gaumont, Southampton, ENG

October 17, 1962 Granada, Bedford, ENG (2 shows 7.00 & 9.10)

October 18, 1962 Granada, Maidstone, ENG

October 19, 1962 Granada, Kingston, ENG (2 shows 7.00 & 9.10)

October 20, 1962 Adelphi, Slough, ENG (2 shows 6.00 & 8.30)

October 21, 1962 Walthamstow Granada, London, ENG (2 shows 6.00 & 8.30)

October 22, 1962 City Hall, Newcastle, ENG

October 23, 1962 City Hall, Sheffield, ENG

October 24, 1962 Granada, Kettering, ENG

October 25, 1962 Granada, Harrow, ENG

October 26, 1962 Granada, Aylesbury, ENG (2 shows 7.00 & 9.10, Little Richard didn't appear)

October 27, 1962 Granada, Tooting, ENG

October 28, 1962 Empire, Liverpool, ENG (Sam Cooke didn't appear replaced by Craid Douglas & The Beatles)

October 28, 1962 Palace Theatre, Manchester, ENG (with Sophie Tucker)

November 2-8, 1962 Apollo Theater, New York City, NY (supported by The Coasters, The Crystals, The Majors & The King Curtis Band)

November 16, 1962 NBC Studios, New York City, NY (US TV "The Tonight Show" performing "Twistin' The Night Away" & "That Lucky Old Sun". Other guests were Betty White & actor Larry Storch)

December 31, 1962 Newark Armory, Newark, NJ (Guests with the Soul Stirrers. Gospel show with the Dixie Hummingbirds, The Swanee Quintet, The Caravan Singers)

January 12, 1963 Harlem Square Club, Miami, FL

March 18, 1963 US TV "The Merv Griffin Show" performing "Send Me Some Lovin". Other guests were comedienne Dody Goodman & author Betty Friedman

The Sam Cooke Show with Jerry Butler, Dee Clark, The Crystals, The Drifters, Solomon Burke, Little Esther Phillips, Dionne Warwick, Johnny Thunder, Little Julius High, The Upsetters & (MC) Gorgeous George

April 17, 1963 Civic Coliseum, Knoxville, TN (with Jerry Butler, Dee Clark, The Crystals, The Drifters, Solomon Burke, Little Esther Phillips, Dionne Warwick, Johnny Thunder, Little Julius High, The Upsetters & (MC) Gorgeous George)

April 26, 1963 Maple Leaf Gardens, Toronto, ON (with Jerry Butler, Dee Clark, The Crystals, The Drifters, Solomon Burke, Little Esther Phillips, Dionne Warwick, Johnny Thunder, Little Julius High, The Upsetters & (MC) Gorgeous George)

April 28, 1963 Forum, Montreal, QC (with Jerry Butler, Dee Clark, The Crystals, The Drifters, Solomon Burke, Little Esther Phillips, Dionne Warwick, Johnny Thunder, Little Julius High, The Upsetters & (MC) Gorgeous George)

May 1, 1963 Palace Theatre, Albany, NY (2 shows 7.30 & 10.00, with Jerry Butler, Dee Clark, The Crystals, Solomon Burke, Little Esther Phillips, Dionne Warwick, The Drifters, Johnny Thunder, The Upsetters)

May 3, 1963 Syria Mosque, Pittsburgh, PA (Porky Chadwick 'Groove Spectacular' 2 shows with Jerry Butler, Dee Clark, The Crystals, Solomon Burke, Little Esther Phillips, Dionne Warwick, The Drifters, Johnny Thunder, The Upsetters)

May 12, 1963 Sulphur Dell Ball Park, Nashville, TN (with Jerry Butler, Little Esther Phillips, The Drifters, Dee Clark, The Crystals, Johnny Thunder, Dionne Warwick, Solomon Burke, The Upsetters & (MC) Gorgeous George)

May 13, 1963 Chattanooga Auditorium, Chattanooga, TN (with Jerry Butler, Dee Clark, The Crystals, The Drifters, Solomon Burke, Little Esther Phillips, Dionne Warwick, Johnny Thunder, Little Julius High, The Upsetters & (MC) Gorgeous George)

May 27, 1963 Municipal Coliseum, Lubbock, TX (with Jerry Butler, Dee Clark, The Crystals, The Drifters, Solomon Burke, Little Esther Phillips, Dionne Warwick, Johnny Thunder, Little Julius High, The Upsetters & (MC) Gorgeous George)

May 30, 1963 City Auditorium, Omaha, NB (with Jerry Butler, Dee Clark, The Crystals, The Drifters, Solomon Burke, Little Esther Phillips, Dionne Warwick, Johnny Thunder, Little Julius High, The Upsetters & (MC) Gorgeous George)

? ?, 1963 Ponce De Leon Park, Atlanta, GA (with Jerry Butler, Solomon Burke, Dionne Warwick, The Drifters & others)

June 1, 1963 Minneapolis Auditorium Concert Bowl, Minneapolis, MN (with Jerry Butler, Dee Clark, The Crystals, The Drifters, Little Esther Phillips, Solomon Burke, Dionne Warwick, Johnny Thunder, Little Julius High, The Upsetters & (MC) Gorgeous George)

June 2, 1963 Municipal Auditorium, Kansas City, MO (with Jerry Butler, Dee Clark, The Crystals, The Drifters, Little Esther Phillips, Solomon Burke, Dionne Warwick, Johnny Thunder, Little Julius High, The Upsetters & (MC) Gorgeous George)

June 28-July 4, 1963 Apollo Theater, New York City, NY

July 4-7, 1963 Airport Drive-In, Philadelphia, PA (Benefit for City of Hope Charities with Little Stevie Wonder, Gary (US) Bonds, The Miracles, Little Anthony, The Contours, Choker Campbell and his fabulous Motor Town Revue Band, plus five other sensational acts)

July 11-17, 1963 Club Harlem, Atlantic City, NJ

July 27, 1963 Sunset Lake Park, Chesapeake, VA

August 2, 1963 Regal Theater, Chicago, IL

September 15, 1963 Sulphur Dell Ball Park, Nashville, TN (with Dion, Bobby Bland, Little Willie John, Baby Washington, The Tymes, The King Pins, Freddie Scott, Gorgeous George & Joe Scott & His Orchestra)

September 19, 1963 Charlotte Coliseum, Charlotte, NC (with Dion, Bobby Bland, Little Willie John, Baby Washington, The Tymes, The King Pins, Freddie Scott, Gorgeous George & Joe Scott & His Orchestra)

September 26, 1963 Municipal Auditorium, Shreveport, LA (with Bobby Bland, Little Willie John, Dion)

October 5, 1963 Kiel Opera House, St. Louis, MO (with Dion)

October 8, 1963 Municipal Auditorium, Shreveport, LA

November 22-28, 1963 Apollo Theater, New York City, NY (supported by Mary Wells, Dean & Jean, Clay Tyson, The Romantics & Reuben Phillips)

December 7, 1963 US TV "The Jerry Lewis Show" performing "Twistin’ The Night Away" & "The Riddle Song"

December 7, 1963 Newark Armory, Newark, NJ

January 11, 1964 Civic Auditorium, Richmond, CA (with Bobby 'Blue' Bland)

February 7, 1964 NBC Studios, New York City, NY (US TV "The Tonight Show", performing "Basin Street Blues" & "A Change Is Gonna Come")

February 8, 1964 US TV "The Clay Cole Show"

February ?, 1964 Cleveland, OH (US TV "The Mike Douglas Show" performing "Ain’t That Good News", "For Sentimental Reasons/You Send Me" & "Basin Street Blues". Broadcast February 18th)

February 25, 1964 Convention Hall, Miami Beach, FL (Sam joins Cassius Clay in the ring to celebrate his defeat of Sonny Liston for boxing's World Heavyweight Championship)

March 4, 1964 Columbia Recording Studios, New York City, NY (BBC TV "Grandstand" performing "Hey, Hey, The Gang’s All Here" with Cassius Clay)

March 17, 1964 Convention Hall, Philadelphia, PA (2nd 'WDAS FREEDOM SHOW' with Sam Cooke, Jerry Butler, the Shirelles, Martha and the Vandellas, and comedian Jackie “Moms” Mabley. The concert raised $30,000. Estimated that 14,000 people filled the hall with another five thousand waiting outside)

March 27-April 5, 1964 Paramount Theater, New York City, NY (with 4 Seasons, Lesley Gore, the Sapphires, King Curtis. Sam was replaced by Jackie Wilson & James Brown on some of these dates)

April 4, 1964 ABC Television Center, Los Angeles, CA (US TV "American Bandstand" performing "Ain’t That Good News")

June 19, 1964 Maceo's Center, Nashville, TN

June 24-July 8, 1964 Copacabana, New York City, NY

June 30, 1964 Elysee Theater, New York City, NY (US TV "Missing Links" Quiz Show)

July 23-August 5, 1964 Club Harlem, Atlantic City, NJ

August 10, 1964 ABC Television Center, Los Angeles, CA (US TV "Shindig" performing "Tennessee Waltz", "Blowin’ In The Wind" & "Lucille" with The Everly Brothers. Broadcast September 16, 1964)

August 15, 1964 Comisky Park, Chicago, IL (Miller High Life Beer presents ‘Blues Under The Stars’ Starring: Sam Cooke, Chuck Berry, Etta James, Marvin Gaye, The Impressions, Red Saunders and His Band, Stevie Wonder, Muddy Waters, Sugar Pie De Santo, Gene Chandler, Eddie Holland, The Marvelettes, Major Lance, Mitty Collier, Buddy Guy and Many Others)

September 5, 1964 City Auditorium, Macon, GA (supported by The Brown Beetles, The Valentino's & Ernie Fields 15 Piece Orchestra)

October ?, 1964 Mobile, AL (with Jackie Wilson, Hank Ballard & The Midnighters, Garnet Mimms, Valentinos, The Upsetters, Jimmy Hughes & Mitty Collier)

October 18, 1964 Circle Theater, Indianapolis, IN (2 shows 7.00 & 9.00 with Jackie Wilson, Hank Ballard & The Midnighters, Garnet Mimms, Valentinos, The Upsetters, Jimmy Hughes & Mitty Collier)

October 22-31, 1964 Town Hall, Brooklyn, NY

October 24, 1964 Chattanooga, TN (with Jackie Wilson, Hank Ballard & The Midnighters, Garnet Mimms, Valentinos, The Upsetters, Jimmy Hughes & Mitty Collier)

October 25, 1964 J.S. Dorton Arena, Raleigh, NC (with Jackie Wilson, Hank Ballard & The Midnighters, Garnet Mimms, Valentinos, The Upsetters, Jimmy Hughes & Mitty Collier)

October 25, 1964 City Auditorium, Birmingham, AL (with Jackie Wilson, Hank Ballard & The Midnighters, Garnet Mimms, Valentinos, The Upsetters, Jimmy Hughes & Mitty Collier)

October 26, 1964 New Orleans, LA (with Jackie Wilson, Hank Ballard & The Midnighters, Garnet Mimms, Valentinos, The Upsetters, Jimmy Hughes & Mitty Collier)

October 31, 1964 Norfolk, VA (with Jackie Wilson, Hank Ballard & The Midnighters, Garnet Mimms, Valentinos, The Upsetters, Jimmy Hughes & Mitty Collier)

November 1, 1964 Kiel Auditorium, St. Louis, MO (with Jackie Wilson, Hank Ballard & The Midnighters, Garnet Mimms, Valentinos, The Upsetters, Jimmy Hughes & Mitty Collier)

November 2, 1964 Hippodrome Roller Rink, Nashville, TN (2 shows 7.00 & 9.30, with Jackie Wilson, Hank Ballard & The Midnighters, Garnet Mimms, Valentinos, The Upsetters, Jimmy Hughes & Mitty Collier)

November 3, 1964 WHBQ-TV, Memphis, TN (US TV "Talent Party TV Show" lip-syncing "Everybody Loves To Cha Cha Cha" with Jackie Wilson)

November 3, 1964 Ellis Auditorium, Memphis, TN (with Jackie Wilson, Hank Ballard & The Midnighters, Garnet Mimms, Valentinos, The Upsetters, Jimmy Hughes & Mitty Collier)

November 7, 1964 Clemson, SC (with Jackie Wilson, Hank Ballard & The Midnighters, Garnet Mimms, Valentinos, The Upsetters, Jimmy Hughes & Mitty Collier)

November 8, 1964 The Mosque, Richmond, VA (2 shows 7.30 & 10.00, with Jackie Wilson, Hank Ballard & The Midnighters, Garnet Mimms, Valentinos, The Upsetters, Jimmy Hughes & Mitty Collier)

November 9, 1964 Greensboro, NC (with Jackie Wilson, Hank Ballard & The Midnighters, Garnet Mimms, Valentinos, The Upsetters, Jimmy Hughes & Mitty Collier)

November ?, 1964 Memorial Auditorium, Dallas, TX

November 24-29, 1964 Royal Peacock Club, Atlanta, GA

December 19, 1964 Mount Sinai Baptist Church, Los Angeles, CA (Memorial Service)

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