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Joe Cocker

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Joe Cocker
Background information
Birth nameJohn Robert Cocker
Born20 Mey 1944(1944-05-20)
Sheffield, West Riding of Yorkshire, England
Deid22 December 2014(2014-12-22) (aged 70)
Crawford, Colorado, U.S.
GenresBlues, rock
ThriftSangster, componer
InstrumentsVocals, harmonica
Years active1960s-2014

Joe Cocker, OBE (20 Mey 1944 – 22 December 2014) wis an English rock/blues sangster who came tae popularity in the 1960s, an wis kent for his gritty voice an his cover versions o popular sangs, parteecularly those o The Beatles.

On 22 December 2014, Cocker deit o lung cancer at his home in Crawford, Colorado at the age o 70.[1]

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  1. "Rock star Joe Cocker dead at 70". www.yorkshirepost.co.uk. Archived frae the original on 25 December 2014. Retrieved 22 December 2014.

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