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May 20, 1944 in Sheffield
December 22, 2014
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Joe Cocker OBE (born 20 May 1944 - Sheffield, England) is an English rock/blues singer who came to popularity in the 1960s, most known for his gritty voice and his cover versions of popular songs, particularly those of The Beatles. Joe Cocker is the youngest son of a civil servant. In 1961 Joe by day, worked as an apprentice gas fitter and by night, in dark suit and bow tie, became Vance Arnold singing with The Avengers in rough Sheffield pubs. The set included songs by mentor Ray Charles "What'd I Say" and "Georgia on My Mind.
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Albums, Releases & Mixtapes
Joe Cocker November 4, 2016