Monday, December 22, 2014

Legendary Singer Joe Cocker has Died

Wow... Singer/Songwriter Joe Cocker has died.

His voice was passionate and amazing to listen to. It's a very sad day in music.

Sony Music released an official statement
John Robert Cocker, known to family, friends, his community and fans around the world as Joe Cocker, passed away on December 22, 2014 after a hard fought battle with small cell lung cancer. Mr. Cocker was 70 years old. 
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 began in 1964 and continues till this day. Joe created nearly 40 albums and toured extensively around the globe.

Some of my favorite songs from him

Joe Cocker & Jennifer Warnes by Hanvak

RIP, Joe.

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