Joe Cocker

Blues, Musical Artist

1944 –

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Who is Joe Cocker?

John Robert "Joe" Cocker OBE is an English rock and blues singer, who came to popularity in the 1960s, and is known for his gritty voice, his idiosyncratic body movement in performance and his cover versions of popular songs, particularly those of the Beatles.

He is the recipient of several awards, including a 1983 Grammy Award for his #1 hit "Up Where We Belong", a duet he performed with Jennifer Warnes. He was ranked #97 on Rolling Stone's 100 greatest singers list.

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Born
May 20, 1944
Sheffield
Also known as
  • Cocker, Joe
  • Joe Cooker
  • Joe Crocker
  • John Robert Cocker
  • The Sheffield Soul Shouter
  • Vance Arnold
  • The One and Only
  • Joe Cocker and The Grease Band
  • Joe's Grease Band
Parents
Spouses
Nationality
  • England
Profession
Lived in
  • Sheffield

Submitted
on July 23, 2013