It has been exactly 4 long years since Joe Cocker died in Crawford on December 22, 2014 at the age of 70. As a number of online tributes attest, he was one of the most acclaimed singers of his generation.
Today, fans of Joe Cocker (You Can Leave Your Hat On, With a Little Help from My Friends, ...) along with the rest of the music world have been remembering the iconic man he was.
Cocker, a cultural icon
Born John Robert Cocker in Sheffield on May 20, 1944, his career spanned an arc over many different eras and tastes in British history. Cocker was not just a great singer, he was an icon, an all-around inspiration to everyone.
In 1968 he touched the hearts of millions with ‘With a Little Help from My Friends’. His legacy continues to grow as new generations of fans are discovering his unique musical heritage.
It's been 4 years since the tragic loss of Joe Cocker and his personality still resonate strongly within us all. Although Joe Cocker is no longer physically here, his presence is more powerful than ever. He left a void that has yet to be filled.
In memory of the Late Great Joe Cocker.
Joe Cocker career in pictures
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