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Joe Cocker

John Robert "Joe" Cocker was an English rock and blues singer and musician who came to popularity in the 1960s. He was known for his gritty voice, spasmodic body movement in performance, and cover versions of popular songs, particularly those of The Beatles. Cocker's cover of The Beatles' "With a Little Help from My Friends" reached number one in the UK in 1968. He performed the song live atWoodstock in 1969, and at the Party at the Palace concert for the Golden Jubilee of Elizabeth II in 2002. His version also became the theme song for the TV series The Wonder Years. His 1974 cover of "You Are So Beautiful", reached number five in the US. Cocker was the recipient of several awards, including a 1983 Grammy Award for his US number one "Up Where We Belong", a duet with Jennifer Warnes. In 1993 Cocker was nominated for the Brit Award for Best British Male, in 2007 was awarded a bronze Sheffield Legends plaque in his hometown, and in 2008 he received an OBE at Buckingham Palace for services to music. Cocker was ranked number 97 on Rolling Stone's 100 greatest singers list.


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Born:
May 20, 1944 In Sheffield - England - U.K.
Movie/TV Credits:
18
First Appeared:
In the series The Ed Sullivan Show 1948-06-20
Latest Project:
Movie Joe Cocker - Live In Metropol Berlin 1980 2014-12-29
Known For
Poster of Joe Cocker:  Respect Yourself
Poster of The Harald Schmidt Show
Poster of Wanna bet, that..?
Poster of Saturday Night Live
Filmography
Movie Joe Cocker - Live In Metropol Berlin 1980 Vocal 2014-12-29
Movie Joe Cocker - Fire It Up Live Himself 2013-10-15
Movie Joe Cocker - Cry Me a River Vocal 2008-09-16
Movie Joe Cocker - The Best Of Joe Cocker Live Himself 2006-08-06
Movie Joe Cocker: Respect Yourself Vocal 2005-10-04
Movie Joe Cocker: Live at Montreux 1987 Himself (lead singer) 2005-05-31
Movie Joe Cocker - Live - Across from Midnight Tour Vocal 2004-07-13
Movie Woodstock: The Director's Cut as Himself 2002-01-10
Movie Party at the Palace: The Queen's Concerts, Buckingham Palace Himself 2002-06-03
Series The Harald Schmidt Show Unknown 1995-12-05
Series Live with Regis and Kathie Lee Unknown 1983-04-04
Series Wanna bet, that..? Unknown 1981-02-14
Series Austin City Limits Unknown 1975-01-01
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Movie Joe Cocker - Mad Dogs & Englishmen Himself 1971-08-27
Movie Woodstock Himself 1970-03-26
Series Beat-Club Unknown 1965-09-25
Series The Ed Sullivan Show Unknown 1948-06-20