ReMastered: The Two Killings of Sam Cooke (2019)

An investigation into the circumstances and controversy surrounding Sam Cooke’s murder. REMASTERED: A long form documentary series of high profile, in-depth stories about music’s impact on society, as told by critically acclaimed directors, with each episode revealing surprising insight beyond the expected or commonly known. SAM COOKE: Sam Cooke was the most influential black musician of the Civil Rights Movement and advocated for the rights of black musicians, frustrating the white establishment. An investigation into the circumstances and controversy surrounding his shooting death include theories that he had been robbed and “trick-rolled’ by a woman, later revealed to be a prostitute. But many believe in a larger societal set up; namely that he was targeted by music industry moguls with links to the mob who all wanted him dead for emerging as a totem for black musicians’ rights.

ReMastered: The Two Killings of Sam Cooke (2019)
74 min|Documentary, Music|08 Feb 2019
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An investigation into the circumstances and controversy surrounding Sam Cooke's murder.