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
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.
Before Jimmy Page cemented his legacy as the mastermind behind one of rock's greatest supergroups, the Firm (just kidding!), he was a much in-demand studio guitarist whose work appears -- sometimes uncredited -- on famous songs by the Who, the Kinks and many others.
There are plenty of elaborately-staged videos that try to create some kind of soft-focus romantic mood, but sometimes simplicity is the best approach. Nowhere is that more apparent than with Joe Cocker's classic "You Are So Beautiful."
The song's sentiment couldn't be any more direct, using a straight melody, simple chords and a bare minimum of words to convey its message of love...
Back in November, we learned that Henry McCullough, the guitarist who worked with Joe Cocker and Paul McCartney in Wings, was in critical condition following a serious heart attack. Unfortunately, McCullough's recovery has not gone as well as hoped. This Wednesday (Jan. 30) it was reported that McCullough has suffered brain damage as well.
Musician Henry McCullough, who played with Paul McCartney in Wings in the early '70s and has also worked with famed blues belter Joe Cocker, is in critical condition after suffering a heart attack on Tuesday (Nov. 6).
The upcoming Denzel Washington movie 'Flight' is already one of the most hotly-anticipated films of the year, and a trailer for the flick reveals not only a stellar cast and story, but some great classic rock tracks, too.
'With a Little Help From My Friends'
The ever-expressive Joe Cocker had one of those great expressions on the cover of his 1969 debut album, 'With a Little Help From My Friends.' For this GIF version, the animator decided that the "Oh" face warranted a Bobblehead-like animation.