Long, Long Ago

Hey music lovers! Today, I want to introduce you to a timeless classic that will transport you back in time. The song I’m talking about is “Long, Long Ago” by the legendary Sam Cooke.

Released in 1961 as part of his album “Swing Low,” this track showcases Cooke’s incredible vocal range and soulful delivery. It’s a beautiful blend of R&B and gospel, with a touch of Cooke’s signature smoothness.

Now, let’s dive into the composition history of this gem. “Long, Long Ago” was written by Sam Cooke himself, showcasing his talent not only as a singer but also as a songwriter. The song was a departure from his usual upbeat and energetic style, as it delves into a more introspective and nostalgic mood.

The lyrics of “Long, Long Ago” paint a vivid picture of longing and reminiscing about a lost love. Cooke’s heartfelt vocals bring out the raw emotions of the song, making it relatable to anyone who has experienced heartbreak.

One of the things that make this song so special is its influence on future generations of musicians. Artists like Otis Redding and Marvin Gaye have cited Sam Cooke as a major inspiration, and you can hear echoes of his soulful sound in their music.

If you want to experience the magic of “Long, Long Ago” for yourself, I highly recommend giving it a listen. You can find it on the album “Swing Low,” which is available on various streaming platforms.

So, what are you waiting for? Take a trip down memory lane with Sam Cooke’s “Long, Long Ago” and let the music transport you to a different era. Trust me, you won’t be disappointed!

For more information about Sam Cooke and his incredible discography, check out his biography. And if you want to explore more songs from the “Swing Low” album, click here.

Listen to Long, Long Ago Sam Cooke

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Long, Long Ago – Sam Cooke lyrics

🎵 Let’s sing along with the lyrics! 🎤

Tell me the tales that to me were so dear(Long, long ago, oh long, long ago)Hummm and sing me the songs I delighted to hear(Long, long ago, oh, long ago)
Now you are come all my grieve is removedLet me forget that so long you have rovedLet me believe that you love as you loved(Long, long ago, oh, long ago)
Oh and now do you remember the path where we met (aha, oh yeah, aha, oh yeah)(Long, long ago, oh long, long ago)Oh yeah you told me you never would forget (aha, oh yeah, aha, oh yeah)(Long, long ago, oh, long ago)
Hummm then to all others my smile you preferred (hummm)Love when you spoke gave a charm to each word (hummm)Still my heart treasures the praises I heard(Long, long ago, oh, long ago)
Though by your kindness my fond hopes were raised (aha, oh yeah, aha, oh yeah)(Long, long ago, oh long, long ago)I know you’ve by more eloquent lips have been praised (aha, oh yeah, aha, oh yeah)(Long, long ago, oh long, long ago)Humm but by long absence your truth has been tried (hummm)Still to your accents I listened with pride (hummm)Blessed as I was when I set by your sideLong, long agoLong ago(Aha, oh yeah, aha, oh yeah)

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