Stingray (album)

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Stingray
Studio album by Joe Cocker
Released April 1976
Genre Rock, reggae
Label A&M
Producer Rob Fraboni
Joe Cocker chronology
Jamaica Say You Will
(1975)
Stingray
(1976)
Live in L.A.
(1976)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars[1]

Stingray is the sixth studio album by Joe Cocker, released in 1976 (see 1976 in music).

Track listing[edit]

  1. "The Jealous Kind" (Bobby Charles) – 3:51
  2. "I Broke Down" (Matthew Moore) – 3:29
  3. "You Came Along" (Bobby Charles) – 3:50
  4. "Catfish" (Bob Dylan, Jacques Levy) – 5:24
  5. "Moon Dew" (Matthew Moore) – 5:53
  6. "The Man in Me" (Bob Dylan) – 2:43
  7. "She Is My Lady" (George Clinton) – 4:37
  8. "Worrier" (Matthew Moore) – 3:16
  9. "Born Thru Indifference" (Joe Cocker, Richard Tee) – 6:15
  10. "A Song for You" (Leon Russell) – 6:25

1976 A&M promotional ad[edit]

A new album of such power and beauty it affirms, once again, why Joe Cocker has a special place in American music.

"Stingray" is Joe Cocker's seventh and arguably his best album.

Recorded in Jamaica with the aid of crack producer Rob Fraboni, and a tightly sprung soul band, "Stingray" moves with an understated forcefulness that simultaneously generates both moonlit loveliness and churning dramatic tension.

Cocker's entire range of vocal expression - from his fragile whisper to his desperate scream - comes across with breathtaking urgency.

Joe Cocker has reached another artistic pinnacle with more than a little help from his friends.

Personnel[edit]

Chart performance[edit]

Year Chart Position
1976 US Billboard 70

References[edit]

  1. ^ Chrispell, James. Stingray (album) at AllMusic