Happy Birthday Joe Cocker!

ABOUT
Gravel-voiced singer who recorded “You Are So Beautiful” and is known for his flailing dance moves on stage. He has won Grammy Awards for songs like “Up Where We Belong.”

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

TRIVIA FACT
He is 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.