Classic Cocker

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All Music Guide - Campbell
Capitol's Classic Cocker contains 19 original and re-recorded tracks spanning the raspy-voiced singer's eight-year stint with the label. It should be noted that his late-'60s hits "With a Little Help from My Friends," "The Letter," and "Feeling Alright" aren't the definitive versions heard on Mad Dogs & Englishmen, but later performances taken from the 1990 Joe Cocker Live album and "Delta Lady" is from 1996. Only "You Are So Beautiful" and his number one 1992 duet with Jennifer Warnes, "Up Where We Belong," are the original charted versions. This isn't to suggest that Classic Cocker is second-rate; his rocking version of Gary Wright's "Love Is Alive" and a relaxed reggae ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Campbell
Capitol's Classic Cocker contains 19 original and re-recorded tracks spanning the raspy-voiced singer's eight-year stint with the label. It should be noted that his late-'60s hits "With a Little Help from My Friends," "The Letter," and "Feeling Alright" aren't the definitive versions heard on Mad Dogs & Englishmen, but later performances taken from the 1990 Joe Cocker Live album and "Delta Lady" is from 1996. Only "You Are So Beautiful" and his number one 1992 duet with Jennifer Warnes, "Up Where We Belong," are the original charted versions. This isn't to suggest that Classic Cocker is second-rate; his rocking version of Gary Wright's "Love Is Alive" and a relaxed reggae take on the Animals' "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood" are recommended, but fans should be aware that this compilation doesn't encapsulate Cocker's Woodstock-era peak.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 8/28/2007
  • Label: Capitol
  • EAN: 5099950235629
  • Catalog Number: 02356

Album Credits

Performance Credits
Joe Cocker Primary Artist
Technical Credits
Buffy Sainte-Marie Composer
Dan Hartman Composer
John Hiatt Composer
John Lennon Composer
Dave Mason Composer
Paul McCartney Composer
Randy Newman Composer
Billy Preston Composer
Leon Russell Composer
Gary Wright Composer
Keith Forsey Producer
Terry Manning Producer
John Miles Composer
Jack Nitzsche Composer
Jim Price Producer
Chris Lord-Alge Producer
Roger Davies Producer, Management
Nick DiStefano Composer
Bruce Fisher Composer
Evren Göknar Mastering
Will Jennings Composer
Gary Katz Producer
Danny Kortchmar Producer
Michael Lang Producer
Stewart Levine Producer
Charlie Midnight Composer, Producer
Ray Neapolitan Management
Jim Vallance Composer
Diane Warren Composer
Don Was Producer
Richie Zito Producer
Teddy Powell Composer
Jeri Heiden Art Direction
Irene Taylor Management
Thompson Composer
Glen Nakasako Art Direction
Scott Schinder Liner Notes
Bobby Sharp Composer
Steven Manzano Management
S. Markus Composer
G. Caldwell Composer
B. Riser Composer
J. Dean Composer
P. Robinson Composer
R. Feldman Composer
F. James Composer
W. Weatherspoon Composer
B. Benjamin Composer
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