Cooke, John

Cooke, John (Esten)

(1830–86) writer; born in Winchester, Va. He earned a national reputation with historical romances set in old Virginia, such as The Virginia Comedians (1854). His Civil War service with the Confederate army inspired him to write war novels and biographies of “Stonewall” Jackson (1863) and R. E. Lee (1871). Returning to Virginia after the war, he wrote idealized novels of the antebellum South and a distinguished colonial state history (1883).
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In no particular order it would be Elvis, Roy Orbison, Eddie Cochran, Chuck Berry, Sam Cooke, John Lennon and The Beatles, The Stones, Prince, Tom Petty, Shane MacGowan and The Pogues, The Dubliners, Johnny Cash, Kris Kristofferson, Bob Dylan and I didn't realise till recently but Willie Nelson.
The band's early fiery repertoire was chockablock with r'n'b standards by the likes of Sam Cooke, John Lee Hooker and Jimmy Reed, but it was their electrifying take on the traditional folk song Rising Sun Blues which astounded pop audiences in the region.
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Doolan was also one of the first 40 inductees into the Radio Academy's Hall of Fame alongside Tony Hancock, Alistair Cooke, John Peel and great friend Les Ross.
Glammy coach Matthew Mott knows his side must improve (Back left to right) Will Owen, Chris Ashling, Chris Cooke, John Glover, Nick James, Aneurin Norman, Mike Reed, Andrew Salter, (middle row left to right) Will Bragg, Mike O''Shea, Graham Wagg, Stewart Walters, Moises Henriques, Huw Waters, Alex Jones, (front row left to right) Robert Croft, Ben Wright, Simon Jones, Jim Allenby, 1st XI coach Matthew Mott, Captain Mark Wallace, Dean Cosker, James Harris and Gareth Rees during the press day at the SWALEC Stadium, Cardiff
The team are pictured (back from left) Jimmy Martin (manager), Jamie Shipman (coach), Ross Martin, Stephen Brown, Carl Auckland, Daniel Walker, Josh Cooke, John Paul Flynn, Eddie Martin (assistant manager).
Attending the event, and head table guests, included Jackie Monohan, John Manzi, Ken Burns, Major League umpire Bill Summers of Upton, Gus Cervini, Franny McGrath, Jim Cooke, John Bohdiewicz and Swede's dad, Charlie Begstrom.
Chris McGinn, Ian Cooke, John Couch and Ronnie Morgan, with his 44th goal of the season, were on target for Lairds, with Gavin Cooper, Scot Gizon and Craig Ingram replying.
Ian Cooke, John Couch, Aaron Rae and Jamie McCoy sealed a comfortable win
WINNERS: (Back, from left) John Faries, Kath Moreton, Charlotte Moreton, Neil Carlton, Michael Taylor, Tracy Gray, Patricia Cooke, John Flitton, Edwina Scott, (front, from left), Juliet Faries, Lorraine Martin, Anne Jarvis, Mary Abrams, James Abrams, Graham Bicker, Val Lockhart, Charlotte Wheeler, Sharon Wheeler and son, Audrey Harrison, Terry Harrison
Bridgend 1st XI squad: Adrian Hibbert, Paul Davies, Steve Murphy, Rhydian Cole, Tony Price, Richard Amos, Andrew Jones, Andy Schofield (c), Jason Burke, Jon Catton, David Knight, Nick Cooke, John Ruberry, Brendon Noble, Malcolm Thomas.