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Joe Cocker

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Birthday
20, 1944
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Dec 22, 2014 (70)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
20, 1944
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Dec 22, 2014 (70)

About

British singer and musician well-known for his gravelly voice and his flailing dance moves onstage. His best-known hit, "You Are So Beautiful," was an international success. He won a Grammy Awards for his song "Up Where We Belong."

Before Fame

He had to pay admission to get into his first gig with the group The Cavaliers.

Trivia

He was known for doing covers of popular Beatles songs, like "A Little Help From My Friends," which was featured on the popular TV show The Wonder Years.

Family Life

He married Pam Baker on October 11, 1987.

Associated With

He was influenced by the legendary Ray Charles.