TV Review: “Sam Cooke: Crossing Over” American Masters (PBS) | Popdose

Sam CookeTonight, the latest entry in the excellent PBS series American Masters series, Sam Cooke: Crossing Over, debuts. My review of the biography ran today on Popdose:

“Maybe it’s because I’ve read Peter Guralnick’s comprehensive 2005 Sam Cooke biography Dream Boogie: The Triumph of Sam Cooke that the newest entry in the generally wonderful PBS series American Masters, Sam Cooke – Crossing Over, which debuts on PBS tonight, seems a little bit skimpy to me. An hour simply is not enough to tell the story of one of America’s greatest musical lives.”

You can read my entire review by clicking here.

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