Why Famous: Joe Cocker found success with his 1968 cover of The Beatles song "With a Little Help from My Friends", which he sung at Woodstock in 1969 and became a soul anthem.
Other famous numbers sung in his typical gritty delivery include "You Are So Beautiful" (1974) and "Up Where We Belong", with Jennifer Warnes, for which he received a Grammy for in 1983 for the film " An Officer and a Gentleman".
- 1987-10-11 British rock and blues singer Joe Cocker (43) weds Pam Baker
- 1968-11-09 Joe Cocker's version of The Beatles song "With A Little Help From My Friends" becomes No. 1 single in the UK