Happy Birthday Joe Cocker!
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.”
He had to pay admission to get into his first gig with the group the Cavaliers.
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.
He married Pam Baker on October 11, 1987.
He was influenced by the legendary Ray Charles.