SAM COOKE REMEMBERED

Today (January 22nd) marks what would have been legendary soul singer Sam Cooke's 89th birthday. Born in Clarksdale, Mississippi in 1931, he was one of seven children raised by parents Annie Mae Cook and Charles Cook, Sr., a Baptist minister. Cook — he added...

QUICK TAKES

While performing in Sydney on Tuesday night (September 7th), Elton John revealed he was donating $1 million to the fundraising effort for the Australian bushfire disaster. Elton told the crowd: “We should all be in the awe of the work the firefighters are doing....