It is a pleasure to write about Sam Cooke and his songs. Samuel Cook was born in January 1931 and left us in December 1964.
He was an American artist, producer, singer and songwriter, born in Chicago. He was famous for his compositions and was known as the King of Soul.
He had an amazing voice and enchanted us with some great, great songs.
One of his amazing songs ever is A Change Is Gonna Come, written and composed by Sam, and produced by Hugo & Luigi.
The song was released in February 1964 and it is part of the album named Ain’t That Good News.
A Change Is Gonna Come has a length of 3:11 minutes and belongs to the Soul, R&B music genres. The composition of the free A Change Is Gonna Come piano sheet music is very interesting, each verse being a different movement.
The song has in its composition the French horn, which was intended to convey a melancholic spirit.
A Change Is Gonna Come has a beautiful diversity of instruments and a big team involved in the technical part of the song. For example, looking into the music composition, we can find elements like lead vocals, guitar, bass guitar, drums, piano, violin, trumpet, and trombone.
There are so many instruments present in the song, as it is one of the best songs produced by Sam.
The song’s story was inspired by some personal events from Sam’s life, experiences from Louisiana. Over the years, the song became an anthem for the Civil Rights Movement.
Once released, A Change Is Gonna Come had amazing success, was voted number 12 in Rolling Stone magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time and number 3 in the Pitchfork Media’s The 200 Greatest Songs of the ’60s.
Important song facts are that over the years, because of its amazing success, the free A Change Is Gonna Come piano sheets were used in media a lot.
For example, the song was covered by Capone-N-Noreaga in 2011, Jon Bon Jovi or Beyoncé Knowles. The song was also used in media for movies, concerts, and commercials.
A Change Is Gonna Come has a very unique vibe and we strongly recommend you to play it at your piano so you can feel Sam’s spirit and message.