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CUT of The Day: Sam Cooke Gangs Up With Muhammed Ali

CUT of The Day: Sam Cooke Gangs Up With Muhammed Ali

CUT of the day: August 29 2007

Today, check out a fantastic happy pairing of legend Sam Cooke with boxing legend Muhammed Ali on BBC TV in 1964.

Jovially talking about a song they've done together, they break into a short but sweet version of 'The Gang's All Here, with just some hand drumming on the table to set the beat.

See the video clip here:


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