JOE COCKER, THE ROCK LEGEND, DIED YESTERDAY (ALL LEVELS)

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Singer Joe Cocker has died aged 70, his management team has confirmed to ITV News.

Born John Robert Cocker on 20 May 1944 in Sheffield, he died today after a battle with lung cancer.

He lived in Sheffield until his early 20s. His international success as a blues/rock singer began in 1964. Joe created 40 albums and toured extensively around the globe.

He received a Grammy in 1983 for ‘Up Where We Belong,’ a duet with Jennifer Warnes and in 2007 received an OBE for his contribution to music. He is best known for songs like ‘You are So Beautiful,’ ‘With a Little Help from my Friends,’ and ‘Unchain My Heart’.

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Posted on December 23, 2014, in CAN'T STOP THE MUSIC (SONGS), GOTTA READ IT and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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