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Joe Cocker: Soul Sheffield Style

Chris Welch, Melody Maker, 26 October 1968

WHICH pop star uses the Mario Lanzo method? You're wrong – it's not Tiny Tim, it's our old blues shouting, Beatle bellowing mate Joe Cocker! His powerful voice is even now tearing the nation's television sets apart as he perforates his hit rendition of 'With A Little Help From My Friends' on Top Of The Pops.

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