Legendary Soul Man Sam Moore Remembers Dr. King With A New Song, Music Video

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 »


Watch: Sam Moore’s Tribute To Martin Luther King Jr.

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 »


Sam Moore’s “They Killed a King” remembers the murder of MLK and its legacy

“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 »


Remembering the Dream with Sam Moore on msnbc

‘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


Sam Moore reflects on his career, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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” in the Belgian News

“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.

Source: VRT


Sam Moore performs ‘Precious Lord, Take My Hand’

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 »


Sam Moore sings ‘Soul Man’

Watch the clip here


NYC, Here He Comes!

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 over “They Killed a King”

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 »