John Robert «Joe» Cocker, OBE (20 May 1944 – 22 December 2014) was an English singer. He was known for his gritty voice, spasmodic body movement in performance, and distinctive versions of popular songs of varying genres.
Singer, Songwriter. Cocker, whose career began in 1960s as a blues-rock singer, will best be remembered for such songs like You are So Beautiful, With a Little Help from My Friends and Unchain My Heart. Born John Robert Cocker, his first foray into music was under the stage name Vance Arnold with his band Vance Arnold
Place Of Birth: Sheffield, Metropolitan Borough of Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England
Joe Cocker, 20 years-old R&B singer from Sheffield, goes sightseeing in Piccadilly, Sept.10,1964.Cocker was in London to promote his first record.
Founded: Sep 18, 1927
Dec 27, 2014 · After another short-lived band The Joe Cocker Blues, Cocker formed, and then re-formed The Grease Band as a backup band. Together they had the above major hit in 1968, by which time Cocker had abandoned the pompadour.
Joe Cocker was born on May 20, 1944 in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England as John Robert Cocker. He was Born: May 20, 1944 Died: December 22, 2014 (age 70) Photos. See all photos. Contact Info View agent, publicist, legal on IMDbPro Filmography. Known For Across the Universe Bum
Oct 29, 2006 · Joe Cocker – Summer in the City Hot town summer in the city back of my neck getting dirty and gritty I been down isn’t it a pity doesn’t seem to be a shadow in the city all around people looking
The new decade of the 1970s dawned with Cocker touring in promotion of Joe Cocker! which parlayed into the 48-city Mad Dogs and Englishmen tour and its subsequent concert film and soundtrack. The rock and roll life plagued Cocker throughout the 1970s, but he still scored big with Billy Preston’s «You are so …
Joe Cocker was born 5/20/1944 in Sheffield, England where he lived until his early 20’s. In 2007 he was awarded the OBE by the Queen of England. His international success as a blues/rock singer
RIP Joe Cocker (1944-2014) The Ed Sullivan Show was very saddened to learn of the passing of legendary singer Joe Cocker. From an early age, Joe was inspired by American rhythm and blues artists like Ray Charles and Chuck Berry.
Singer Joe Cocker: 1944-2014 By James Brewer 3 January 2015 After a career that spanned almost six decades, iconic British-born rock singer Joe Cocker succumbed to lung cancer at his home in