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Singer Sam Cooke visited this Mt. Airy, Philly, home.

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Singer Sam Cooke visited this Mt. Airy, Philly, home.

On a night in 1957, singer Sam Cooke, then 22, rang the doorbell here to wake up legendary DJ Douglas Jocko Henderson. Cooke was with his manager, Bumps Blackwell, pushing his new single, You Send Me. This information is from a Philadelphia Daily News article that is online, by Mark de la Vina, 9/18/92.

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Location: Former Jock Henderson Residence , 7003 Emlen St , Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19119, United States
Listing Category: Homes, Lives or Lived Here, Pop Music, Rock and Roll, Rock Stars
Virtual / Real: Virtual
Created Date: 06-24-2018

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Name : plaquemaster
Email : sjkc0072@aol.com
Comments : //www.newspapers.com/image/184924099/?terms=Jocko%2Bhenderson%2B%22sam%2Bcooke%22, but looking around on Google Street View, I cant place it.
Date : 2017-07-14

Name : plaquemaster
Email : sjkc0072@aol.com
Comments : //www.newspapers.com/image/39968798/?terms=jocko+henderson+%22Lincoln+drive%22.
Date : 2017-11-30

Name : plaquemaster
Email : sjkc0072@aol.com
Comments : //www.smithsonianmag.com/history/around-the-mall-amp-beyond-10-112965819/. [Sorry, I had to break up the URL to fit the page format. - Editor]
Date : 2017-12-01

Name : plaquemaster
Email : sjkc0072@aol.com
Comments : //www.bizapedia.com/pa/jocko-inc.html. But I drove bu the place today and still dont see the bay window pictured in the Philadelphia Inquirer article mentioned above.
Date : 2017-12-09

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