Joe Cocker | 1944 - 2014
John Robert "Joe" Cocker, OBE (May 20,1944 – December 22, 2014) was an English rock, blues and soul singer and musician. He was known for his gritty voice, spasmodic body movement in performance, and cover versions of popular songs, particularly those of the Beatles.
Joe Cocker dies at 70
LONDON (AP) — British singer Joe Cocker is dead at age 70. His London-based agent, Barrie Marshall, said Cocker died early Monday of lung cancer in Colorado, where he has lived for the past two decades. Cocker was known for a memorable Woodstock performance and cover of the Beatles' "With a Little Help From My Friends." The ballad "You Are So Beautiful," with Cocker's voice cracking on the final emotional note, was a Top Ten hit in 1975. He reached ...