Joe Cocker!

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Joe Cocker!
Studio album by Joe Cocker
Released November 1969
Recorded 1969
Genre Rock
Length 35:26
Label Regal Zonophone (UK)
A&M (US)
Stateside (France)
Cube (Germany)
Producer Denny Cordell, Leon Russell
Joe Cocker chronology
With a Little Help from My Friends
Joe Cocker!
Mad Dogs and Englishmen
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 4/5 stars[1]
Robert Christgau A[2]
Rolling Stone (favourable)[3]
The Rolling Stone Record Guide 5/5 stars[4]

Joe Cocker! is a 1969 album by Joe Cocker, his second. Following the template of his first LP, this album features numerous covers of songs originally performed by Bob Dylan, the Beatles, Leonard Cohen, and future touring partner Leon Russell. Cocker co-wrote one song, "That's Your Business Now", with Chris Stainton.

The album charted in the UK in May 1972 at #29 when it was re-released as a double pack with Cocker's first LP With A Little Help From My Friends.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Dear Landlord" (Bob Dylan) – 3:23
  2. "Bird on the Wire" (Leonard Cohen) – 4:30
  3. "Lawdy Miss Clawdy" (Lloyd Price) – 2:15
  4. "She Came in Through the Bathroom Window" (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) – 2:37
  5. "Hitchcock Railway" (Don Dunn, Tony McCashen) – 4:41
  6. "That's Your Business Now" (Joe Cocker, Chris Stainton) – 2:56
  7. "Something" (George Harrison) – 3:32
  8. "Delta Lady" (Leon Russell) – 2:51
  9. "Hello, Little Friend" (Leon Russell) – 3:52
  10. "Darling Be Home Soon" (John Sebastian) – 4:49

Sessions outtakes released as B-sides and later bonus tracks[edit]

  1. "She's Good To Me" (Joe Cocker, Chris Stainton) – 2:56
  2. "Let It Be" (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) – 5:05


Production notes[edit]

  • Recorded at A&M Studios, Hollywood, CA, and Sunset Sound Studios, Hollywood, CA, 1969
  • Produced by Denny Cordell and Leon Russell
  • Engineered by Henry Lewy, Brian Ingoldsby
  • Remixed and remastered by Glyn Johns

Chart performance[edit]

Chart (1972) Peak
UK 29
US Billboard 11


Region Certification Sales/shipments
United States (RIAA)[5] Gold 500,000^

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


  1. ^ Cook, Stephen. Joe Cocker! at AllMusic. Retrieved 28 June 2008.
  2. ^ Christgau, Robert (15 January 1970). "Consumer Guide (6)". The Village Voice. Retrieved 27 January 2012. 
  3. ^ Marcus, Greil (21 February 1970). "Joe Cocker Joe Cocker! > Album Review". Rolling Stone (52). Archived from the original on 14 November 2007. Retrieved 1 October 2007. 
  4. ^ Marsh, Dave; Swenson, John (eds). The Rolling Stone Record Guide, 1st edition, Random House/Rolling Stone Press, 1979, p. 78.
  5. ^ "American album certifications – Joe Cocker – Joe Cocker!". Recording Industry Association of America.  If necessary, click Advanced, then click Format, then select Album, then click SEARCH