Greatest Hits (Joe Cocker album)

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Greatest Hits
Greatest hits album by Joe Cocker
Released November 1998 (1998-11)[1]
Genre Rock
Label EMI
Joe Cocker chronology
Across from Midnight
(1997)
Greatest Hits
(1998)
The Anthology
(1999)

Greatest Hits is a European greatest hits album by British rock musician Joe Cocker, released in November 1998 (see 1998 in music). The album includes three previously unreleased tracks, including a live recording with Eros Ramazzotti.[1]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Summer in the City" (John Sebastian, Mark Sebastian, Steve Boone) – 3:48
  2. "Could You Be Loved" (Bob Marley) – 4:12
  3. "The Simple Things" (Rick Neigher, Phil Roy, John Shanks) – 4:46
  4. "N'Oubliez Jamais" (Jim Cregan, Russ Kunkel) – 4:40
  5. "Have a Little Faith in Me" (John Hiatt) – 4:15
  6. "What Becomes of the Brokenhearted" (William Weatherspoon, Paul Riser, James Dean) – 4:10
  7. "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood" (Bennie Benjamin, Gloria Caldwell, Sol Marcus) – 3:53
  8. "Delta Lady" (Leon Russell) – 3:17
  9. "You Are So Beautiful" (Billy Preston, Dennis Wilson) – 2:44
  10. "That's All I Need to Know (live)" (feat. Eros Ramazzotti) – 4:00
  11. "Let the Healing Begin" (Tony Joe White) – 4:15
  12. "Tonight" (Gregg Sutton, Max Carl) – 4:45
  13. "Night Calls" (Jeff Lynne) – 3:26
  14. "Don't You Love Me Anymore" (Albert Hammond, Diane Warren) – 5:08
  15. "When the Night Comes" (Bryan Adams, Jim Vallance, Warren) – 4:44
  16. "You Can Leave Your Hat On" (Randy Newman) – 4:12
  17. "Unchain My Heart" (Teddy Powell, Robert Sharp, Jr.) – 5:03
  18. "With a Little Help from My Friends (live)" (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) – 5:56

Charts[edit]

Chart (1998) Peak
position
Dutch Albums (MegaCharts)[2] 24
French Compilations (SNEP)[3] 8
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[4] 10
Norwegian Albums (VG-lista)[5] 8
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[6] 10
Chart (1999) Peak
position
Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria)[7] 5
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[8] 1
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)[9] 9
Portuguese Albums (AFP)[10] 8
UK Albums (OCC)[11] 24
Chart (2002) Peak
position
Finnish Albums (Suomen virallinen lista)[12] 35

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Sales/shipments
Austria (IFPI Austria)[13] Gold 25,000x
Belgium (BEA)[14] 2× Platinum 100,000*
France (SNEP)[15] 2× Gold 200,000*
Germany (BVMI)[16] Gold 250,000^
Switzerland (IFPI Switzerland)[17] Platinum 50,000x
Summaries
Europe (IFPI)[18] Platinum 1,000,000*

*sales figures based on certification alone
^shipments figures based on certification alone
xunspecified figures based on certification alone

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Spahr, Wolfgang; Weinert, Ellie (14 November 1998). "Germany: Top Album Priorities". Billboard 110 (46): 46, 52. ISSN 0006-2510. Retrieved 21 February 2013. 
  2. ^ "Joe Cocker – Greatest Hits" (in Dutch). Dutchcharts.nl. Hung Medien. Retrieved 21 February 2013.
  3. ^ "InfoDisc: Tous les "Chart Runs" des Albums classés depuis 1985 dans le Top Albums Officiel". InfoDisc (in French). Retrieved 21 February 2013.  Locate Joe COCKER on the drop-down menu and click OK.
  4. ^ "Top 100 Longplay". Officialcharts.de. GfK Entertainment. Retrieved 21 February 2013.
  5. ^ "Joe Cocker – Greatest Hits". Norwegiancharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 21 February 2013.
  6. ^ "Joe Cocker – Greatest Hits". Swisscharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 21 February 2013.
  7. ^ "Joe Cocker - Greatest Hits" (in German). Austriancharts.at. Hung Medien. Retrieved 21 February 2013.
  8. ^ "Joe Cocker – Greatest Hits" (in Dutch). Ultratop.be. Hung Medien. Retrieved 21 February 2013.
  9. ^ "Joe Cocker – Greatest Hits" (in French). Ultratop.be. Hung Medien. Retrieved 21 February 2013.
  10. ^ "Hits of the World: Portugal". Billboard 111 (3): 45. 16 January 1999. ISSN 0006-2510. Retrieved 21 February 2013. 
  11. ^ "1999-02-20 Top 40 Official UK Albums Archive | Official Charts". UK Albums Chart. The Official Charts Company. Retrieved 21 February 2013.
  12. ^ "Joe Cocker: Greatest Hits" (in Finnish). Musiikkituottajat – IFPI Finland. Retrieved 21 February 2013.
  13. ^ "Austrian album certifications – Joe Cocker – Greatest Hits" (in German). IFPI Austria. Retrieved 21 February 2013.  Enter Joe Cocker in the field Interpret. Enter Greatest Hits in the field Titel. Select album in the field Format. Click Suchen
  14. ^ "Ultratop − Goud en Platina – 2002". Ultratop & Hung Medien / hitparade.ch. Retrieved 21 February 2013. 
  15. ^ "French album certifications – Joe Cocker – Greatest Hits" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved 21 February 2013. 
  16. ^ "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank (Joe Cocker; 'Greatest Hits')" (in German). Bundesverband Musikindustrie. Retrieved 21 February 2013. 
  17. ^ "The Official Swiss Charts and Music Community: Awards (Joe Cocker; 'Greatest Hits')". Hung Medien. Retrieved 21 February 2013. 
  18. ^ "IFPI Platinum Europe Awards – 2000". International Federation of the Phonographic Industry. Retrieved 21 February 2013.