Live at the Harlem Square Club

On January 12, 1963 Sam Cooke recorded what is regarded as one of the greatest ever live soul performances at Harlem Square Club. It was memorialized in “Sam Cooke Live at the Harlem Square Club, 1963.” The album was released by RCA Records in June 1985.


Feel It
Chain Gang
Medley: It’s All Right/For Sentimental Reasons
Twistin’ the Night Away
Somebody Have Mercy 
Bring It On Home to Me
Nothing Can Change This Love
Having a Party


Sam Cooke – vocals
Clifton White – guitar
Cornell Dupree – guitar
Jimmy Lewis – bass guitar
Albert “June” Gardner – drums
George Stubbs – piano
King Curtis – saxophone
Tate Houston – saxophone

Sam Cooke Studio Discography

1958 – Songs by Sam Cooke
1958 – Encore
1959 – Tribute to the Lady
1960 – The Wonderful World of Sam Cooke
1960 – Cooke’s Tour
1960 – Hits of the 50’s
1961 – Swing Low
1961 – My Kind of Blues
1962 – Twistin’ the Night Away
1963 – Mr. Soul
1963 – Night Beat
1964 – Ain’t That Good News

Harlem Square Club
NW 2nd Ave & NW 10th Street
Miami,  FL 33136