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Joe Cocker and Jimmy Page Live in 1983 – Pic of the Week

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Mark Bowman Images

Our photo of the week finds the late Joe Cocker on stage with Jimmy Page, at a November 29, 1983 stop in Dallas as part of the Ronnie Lane Appeal for Multiple Sclerosis (or A.R.M.S.) tour.

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Paul McCartney Is ‘Forever Grateful’ to Joe Cocker

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Joe Cocker sent his solo career into the stratosphere with the definitive cover of the Beatles' 'With a Little Help From My Friends,' and the royalties must have made Paul McCartney and John Lennon a fairly tidy sum of money over the years.

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The History of Joe Cocker + John Belushi’s ‘Saturday Night Live’ Duet

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YouTube

How Joe Cocker and John Belushi built a shared-tribute feedback loop that transcended parody.

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Joe Cocker Dies: Artists React on Twitter

Joe Cocker
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The music world lost a legend today, when singer Joe Cocker died at the age of 70 of lung cancer.

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Joe Cocker Dies at Age 70

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Ron Bull, Getty Images

Joe Cocker, one of rock music's most distinctive performers, has died of lung cancer.

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Filed Under: Category: News, R.I.P.

Top 10 Joe Cocker Songs

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Ernesto Ruscio, Getty Images

Though he came of age musically as a member of the Woodstock generation, Joe Cocker is one of the last of the great rock interpreters.

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Billy Joel Says Joe Cocker Is ‘Not Very Well Right Now’

Billy Joel and Joe Cocker
Mike Coppola / Andreas Rentz, Getty Images

Billy Joel took a few moments out of a recent concert to offer musical tribute to Joe Cocker -- and surprised the audience with some unhappy news about the singer's health.

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40 Years Ago: Joe Cocker Attempts a Comeback With ‘I Can Stand a Little Rain’

Joe Cocker, 'I Can Stand a Little Rain'
A&M

Released four decades ago, 'I Can Stand a Little Rain' found Joe Cocker trying to rebound from personal issues.

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Black Sabbath Vs. Joe Cocker – Ultimate Classic Rock Hall of Fame Round One

Black Sabbath Joe Cocker
Ultimate Classic Rock

The mighty Black Sabbath battle Joe Cocker for the right to advance to the semifinals of our September / October Hall of Fame elections. Every two months, our readers will determine which of eight legendary artists or bands is immortalized forever for their contributions to classic-rock history

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Weekend Songs: Joe Cocker, ‘Feelin’ Alright’

Joe Cocker
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Classic rock is about heavy hooks, power chords and tight harmonies. But it’s also about letting loose and enjoying the good times. And there’s no better time for that than Friday evening, when we pick up our paycheck, punch out of work and enjoy a couple days of much-needed rest and relaxation.

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