Tag Archives: Joe Cocker

Many Rivers to Cross: Jimmy Cliff, Joe Cocker, Nilsson

Hello there! In this week’s blog we consider the song Many Rivers To Cross. This is a powerful, heartbreaking soul song. We will start with the original by Jimmy Cliff, and then discuss covers of that song by Joe Cocker, … Continue reading

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With a Little Help From My Friends: The Beatles; Joe Cocker; John Belushi

Hello there! In this week’s blog we consider With A Little Help From My Friends, a terrific pop song from the Beatles’ ground-breaking concept album, Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. We will review the original by the Beatles, a … Continue reading

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