1. Live at the Harlem Square Club, 1963 has been called one of the best live albums ever recorded. But it was shelved for more than 20 years by executives at Sam Cooke’s record label, who feared what the mainstream would make of his fiery performance.

    Live at the Harlem Square Club, 1963 has been called one of the best live albums ever recorded. But it was shelved for more than 20 years by executives at Sam Cooke’s record label, who feared what the mainstream would make of his fiery performance.