Sam Cooke Discography - Albums

Albums

The following is a listing of full-length albums released by Sam Cooke during his life and immediately thereafter. After his death, a number of compilations and anthologies were released by numerous labels and imprints to varying success. The most notable of these compilations are the 2003 anthology, Portrait of a Legend: 1951-1964 and Live at the Harlem Square Club, 1963, a 2005 reissue (remixed, and with improved sound) of the title concert, first released in 1985.

Year Title Chart Positions
1957 Sam Cooke 16
1958 Encore
  • Released: 1958
  • Label: Keen A-2003
1959 Tribute To The Lady - Billie Holliday
  • Released: 1959
  • Label: Keen A/AS-2004
Hit Kit
  • Released: 1959
  • Label: Keen 86101
1960 I Thank God
  • Released: 1960
  • Label: Keen 86103
Cooke's Tour
Hits of the 50's
  • Released: 1960
  • Label: LPM/LSP-2236
The Wonderful World of Sam Cooke
  • Released: 1960
  • Label: Keen 86106
1961 Sam Cooke (aka Swing Low)
  • Released: 1961
  • Label: LPM/LSP-2293
My Kind of Blues
  • Released: 1961
  • Label: LPM/LSP-2392
1962 Twistin' the Night Away
  • Released: 1962
  • Label: LPM/LSP-2555
74
The Best of Sam Cooke
  • Released: 1962
  • Label: RCA Victor LPM/LSP-2625
22
1963 Mr. Soul
  • Released: 1963
  • Label: LPM/LSP-2673
94
Night Beat
  • Released: August 1963
  • Label: RCA Victor LPM/LSP-2709
62
1964 Ain't That Good News
  • Released: March 1, 1964
  • Label: RCA Victor LPM/LSP-2899
34
Sam Cooke at the Copa
  • Released: 1964
  • Label: LPM/LSP-2970
29 1
1965 Shake
  • Released: 1965
  • Label: LPM/LSP-3367
44 1
The Best of Sam Cooke, Volume II
  • Released: 1965
  • Label: LPM/LSP-3373
128 7
Try a Little Love
  • Released: 1965
  • Label: LPM/LSP-3435
120
  • B^ Billboard Magazine did not introduce an R&B album chart until late 1964.

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