This day (October 12, 1935), in Miami, Florida, is born Sam Moore, an American Southern soul and rhythm & blues (R&B) singer.
Wikipedia : This day (October 12, 1935), in Miami, Florida, is born Sam Moore, an American Southern soul and rhythm & blues (R&B) singer.
Sam Moore : Sam & Dave sold more than 10 million records worldwide. The music and sound of Sam & Dave became so popular that the duo served as the inspiration for The Blues Brothers parody by Dan Aykroyd and John Belushi.
@allmusic : Moore and Prater reunited as Sam & Dave a number of times in the 1970s and ’80s, but their relationship remained strained and Prater died in 1988 in a car wreck. Throughout this period, Moore continued to play live shows and record when the opportunities arose
@last.fm : Sam’s most recent release, “Ovenight Sensational” earned him a Grammy nomination for “You Are So Beautiful” the stunning tribute to his best friend, Billy Preston who fell into an irreversible coma during the making of the album.