The first 20-plus years of Sam Moore’s sensational career began by lending his unmistakable lead vocals to soul duo Sam & Dave. The 1967 smash hit “Soul Man,” catapulted the duo’s career up the Pop and R&B Charts, selling more than 10 million records worldwide and ultimately an induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Moore also scored critical acclaim and numerous awards as a solo artist for more than 35 years, performing at some of the world’s most iconic and notable venues, including Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center, The Hollywood Bowl, The Ryman Auditorium, The Grand Ole Opry, Royal Albert Hall, Nippon Budokan, The John F. Kennedy Center, The White House, Lincoln Memorial and Washington Monument. Moore has recently joined Florida International University (FIU) as an Artist in Residence for their Center of Humanities to build a program around the artist histories that shaped our culture through music.
After receiving “The Prez” guitar — a present — from Sam Moore of the former Sam and Dave soul duo, President Bush, left, plays the instrument with Republican National Committee Chairman Lee Atwater on Jan. 21, 1989. (Rick Lipski/The Washington Post) "My wife Joyce...
CORAL GABLES, Fla. – Legendary Soul Man Sam Moore was a label mate and close friends with the late Aretha Franklin, and joined many others in paying tribute to the Queen of Soul last year at Carnegie Hall in New York City. Moore shares his memories of his close friend...
Sam Moore was honored with the Trailblazer Award at the annual Dream Ball Gala on Monday, February 19 at the Bomb Factory in the Deep Ellum area of Dallas.
Code of Support Foundation (COSF) is honored to announce that Legendary Soul Man™ Sam Moore has joined COSF’s Advisory Board.
The legendary hit single “Soul Man,” which was written by Isaac Hayes & David Porter, with a little help from Sam, hit #1 50 years ago.