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Dates 19 January 2014 – 19 January 2014
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I kept writing, hoping that I’d be left alone, which writers spend their lives hoping, but it never happens.

Cooke, whose first fame was with the gospel group the Soul Stirrers, was a popular symbol to black Americans, and it was as natural for the Stones to sign with Cooke’s ex-manager as it was for them to record at Chess, or at the RCA Studios in Los Angeles, where Cooke had recorded.