Organic (Joe Cocker album)

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Organic
Studio album by Joe Cocker
Released 29 October 1996
Genre Rock
Length 52:21
Label 550 Music
Producer Don Was
Joe Cocker chronology
The Long Voyage Home
(1995)
Organic
(1996)
Across from Midnight
(1997)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars[1]

Organic is the fifteenth studio album by Joe Cocker, released in 1996 (see 1996 in music).

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Into the Mystic" – 3:31 (Van Morrison)
  2. "Bye Bye Blackbird" – 3:31 (Morton Dixon, Ray Henderson)
  3. "Delta Lady" – 3:16 (Leon Russell)
  4. "Heart Full of Rain" – 4:48 (Michael Dan Ehmig, Tony Joe White)
  5. "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood" – 3:52 (Bennie Benjamin, Gloria Caldwell, Sol Marcus)
  6. "Many Rivers to Cross" – 4:23 (Jimmy Cliff)
  7. "High Lonesome Blue" – 4:10 (Cocker/White)
  8. "Sail Away" – 3:00 (Randy Newman)
  9. "You and I" – 4:35 (Stevie Wonder)
  10. "Darling Be Home Soon" – 4:11 (John Sebastian)
  11. "Dignity" – 3:13 (Bob Dylan)
  12. "You Can Leave Your Hat On" – 3:46 (Newman)
  13. "You Are So Beautiful" – 2:43 (Bruce Fisher, Billy Preston)
  14. "Can't Find My Way Home" – 3:53 (Steve Winwood)
  15. "Human Touch" – 3:46 (Bruce Springsteen)
  16. "Anybody Seen My Girl" – 3:02 (Kevin Moore)
  17. "Something" – 3:18 (George Harrison)

Tracks 15–17 are bonus tracks released only on a single "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood".

Singles[edit]

  1. "Into the Mystic" / "Have a Little Faith in Me" / "Unchain My Heart" (90's vsn) / "Highway Highway" (France, 1996)
  2. "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood" / "Human Touch" / "Anybody Seen My Girl" / "You Can Leave Your Hat On" (France, 1996)
  3. "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood" / "Human Touch" / "Anybody Seen My Girl" (UK, 1996)
  4. "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood" / "Something" / "High Lonesome Blue" (UK, 1996)

Personnel[edit]

  • Joe Cocker – lead vocals
  • Dean Parks – guitar, acoustic guitar
  • Johnny Lee Schell – guitar
  • Tony Joe White – guitar, harmonica
  • James Hutchinson (musician) – bass
  • Darryl Jones – bass
  • Jamie Muhoberac – synthesizer, Hammond organ
  • Randy Newman – piano
  • Billy Preston – Hammond organ
  • Chris Stainton – piano, organ, Wurlitzer
  • Greg Leisz – dobro
  • Suzie Katayama – accordion, cello
  • Rudy Stein – cello
  • Denyse Buffum – viola
  • Evan Wilson – viola
  • Peter Kent – violin
  • Sid Page – violin
  • Kenny Aronoff – drums, percussion
  • Jim Keltner – drums, percussion
  • Joe Porcaro – percussion
  • Merry Clayton – backing vocals
  • Portia Griffin – backing vocals
  • Maxine Sharp – backing vocals
  • Myrna Smith – backing vocals
  • Don Was – producer
  • David Campbell – conductor, string arrangements
  • Jane Oppenheimer – assistant producer, assistant
  • Rik Pekkonen – engineer, mixing
  • Greg Burns – assistant engineer, second engineer, assistant
  • Jeff DeMorris – assistant engineer, mixing assistant, assistant
  • Richard Huredia – assistant engineer, mixing assistant, assistant
  • Stephen Marcussen – mastering
  • Pat Dorn – production co-ordination, project coordinator
  • Norman Moore – art direction, design
  • Linda Barcojo – photography

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ruhlmann, William. Organic (Joe Cocker album) at AllMusic