Now I think I’m able to carry on

Rock the Day January 22

Micki Marris1940: Happy birthday Addie “Micki” Harris of The Shirelles.





1960: Silken-voiced Sam Cooke signs with RCA Victor. Four years later, the label releases Cooke’s 13th and final studio album Ain’t That Good News. Side 2, Track 1 — A Change Is Gonna Come — becomes Cooke’s signature song and one of the anthems of the Civil Rights Movement. We’re painfully in need of more change.