They Killed A King is Moore’s latest musical endeavor, recorded at Willie Mitchell’s Royal Studios, where Anne Peebles and Al Green cut their hit records back in the day, during the 2014 MLK holiday weekend, and is being officially released April 4 to honor Dr. King’s memory and remind us all of his important message…. Read more »
Today, April 4, marks the 46th anniversary of the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Legendary soul man Sam Moore is celebrating the life of Dr. King in music by releasing a new tune, “They Killed a King.”
Moore completely re-worked the song from it’s original form feeling those lyrics wouldn’t translate here in… Read more »
“Today sees the release of the first new recording in almost eight years from Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Sam Moore, with whom Bruce Springsteen has recorded and performed, calling him “the original Soul Man and one of the greatest voices of all time.” Moore has recorded “They Killed a King,” a song originally… Read more »
‘Soul legend pays tribute to MLK : 1960’s soul legend Sam Moore joins host Craig Melvin to talk about his song, ‘They Killed a King’ which pays tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Junior.’ Watch it here
Musician Sam Moore on his marriage, career and time spent with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Watch the interview with IMUS here.
“They Killed a King” – Headline News in Belgium April 4th, 2014 – 19:00
Watch the interview with the producer of the music video: Tom Schoepen – son of Bobbejaan Schoepen, co-writer of ‘They Killed a King’ – on the Belgian news. Click here to watch the broadcast.
Take My Hand, Precious Lord” (aka “Precious Lord, Take My Hand“) is a gospel song. The lyrics were written by Rev. Thomas A. Dorsey (1899–1993), and the melody by George Nelson Allen (1812–1877). It was Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s favorite song, and he often invited gospel singer Mahalia Jackson to sing it at civil… Read more »
Watch the clip here
Sam Moore Gears Up for Big Week in the Big Apple Sam Moore Performs during Paul Simon Tribute at Carnegie Hall, set to Headline a concert at City Winery, Releasing New Music April 4th, “They Killed A King” in remembrance of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr’s memory and loss, Perform on Huckabee, Imus in the… Read more »
Boo Mitchell weet het zeker: ‘Deze song is zo sterk dat hij in 1965 opgenomen had kunnen zijn, in de grote dagen van het Stax-label, door de beste soulsterren.’ Dat is boud, maar niet eens zo fout ingeschat. Alleen werd ‘They killed a king’ niet in Tennessee geschreven, maar in het kleine Vlaanderen, door Bobby… Read more »