Our Uncle Sam

February 13, 2007 § 5 Comments

Our Uncle Sam
Painting I did for Our Uncle Sam book in 2005
Sam Cooke
Erik Greene author and nephew of the legendary Sam Cooke can be reached at scooke@ourunclesam.com

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§ 5 Responses to Our Uncle Sam

  • YAMS says:

    I absolutely love Sam Cooke
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  • X. Dell says:

    I was a fan of your uncle before his death, and am a big one now. I’m wondering if any multimedia projects about him are on the horizon.

  • maya escobar says:

    X Dell –

    I actually don’t know however there are a number of videos of him on youtube. Try contacting Erik Greene at: scooke@ourunclesam.com and he might be able to point you in the right direction.

    good luck!
    maya

    ps Erik is Sam’s nephew ( I am just a fan 🙂 and the painter of his portrait)

  • Erik Greene says:

    I’m Erik Greene, the nephew of Sam Cooke and the author of “Our Uncle Sam: The Sam Cooke Story From His Family’s Perspective.” While still in the writing process, I asked a friend, a talented artist in his own right, to paint a portrait of my uncle for my back cover. His response was “I could do it, but I know someone who could do it better” and he introduced me to Maya. Started while she was in Spain and finished here in the U.S., she used sixteen different angles of Sam to paint her untitled portrait and the result exceeded my every expection. Maya Escobar is a truly amazing talent.

  • robin hillis says:

    hi from scotland. can you please tell me the dates for the sam cooke tribute weekend in memphis april 2008? im a huge fan and would love to come. thanks.

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