The Best of Joe Cocker (1992 album)

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The Best of Joe Cocker
Greatest hits album by Joe Cocker
Released 1992 (UK), (Germany)
16 March 1993 (US)
Genre Rock
Length 55:52
Label Capitol
Joe Cocker chronology
Night Calls
(1991)
The Best of Joe Cocker
(1992)
Have a Little Faith
(1994)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]

The Best of Joe Cocker is a compilation album by Joe Cocker, released in UK, Germany and the rest of the Europe in 1992 (see 1992 in music) and in the United States in 1993 (see 1993 in music).

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Unchain My Heart" (90's Version) – 5:06 (Bobby Sharp, Teddy Powell) (1992)
  2. "You Can Leave Your Hat On" – 4:14 (Randy Newman) (1986)
  3. "When the Night Comes" – 3:56 (Bryan Adams, Jim Vallance, Diane Warren) (1989)
  4. "Up Where We Belong (Duet with Jennifer Warnes)" – 3:55 (Jack Nitzsche, Buffy Sainte-Marie, Will Jennings) (1982)
  5. "Now That the Magic Has Gone" – 3:56 (John Miles) (1992)
  6. "Don't You Love Me Anymore" – 4:09 (Albert Hammond, Diane Warren) (1986)
  7. "I Can Hear the River" – 3:41 (Don Dixon) (1991)
  8. "Sorry Seems to Be the Hardest Word" – 3:57 (Elton John, Bernie Taupin) (1991)
  9. "Shelter Me" – 4:20 (Nick Di Stefano) (1985)
  10. "Feels Like Forever" – 4:46 (Bryan Adams, Diane Warren) (1992)
  11. "Night Calls" – 3:25 (Jeff Lynne) (1991)
  12. "Don't Let the Sun Go Down on Me" – 5:28 (Elton John, Bernie Taupin) (1991)
  13. "Now That You're Gone" – 4:15 (Klaus Lage, Diether Dehm, Tony Carey, Joe Cocker) (1986)
  14. "Civilized Man" – 3:56 (Richard Feldman, Pat Robinson) (1984)
  15. "When a Woman Cries" – 4:20 (Joshua Kadison) (1991)
  16. "With a Little Help from My Friends" (Live) – 9:27 (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) (1969)

Charts[edit]

Chart (1992) Peak
position
German Albums (Offizielle Top 100)[2] 7
Swedish Albums (Sverigetopplistan)[3] 9
Swiss Albums (Schweizer Hitparade)[4] 13
Chart (1993) Peak
position
Austrian Albums (Ö3 Austria)[5] 11
Dutch Albums (MegaCharts)[6] 12
Norwegian Albums (VG-lista)[7] 4
Chart (1997) Peak
position
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Flanders)[8] 37
Chart (1998) Peak
position
Belgian Albums (Ultratop Wallonia)[9] 40
New Zealand Albums (Recorded Music NZ)[10] 10

Certifications[edit]

Region Certification Sales/shipments
Austria (IFPI Austria)[11] Platinum 50,000x
Brazil (ABPD)[12] Gold 100,000*
France (SNEP)[13] 3× Platinum 900,000*
Germany (BVMI)[14] Platinum 500,000^
Switzerland (IFPI Switzerland)[15] Platinum 50,000x

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. The Best of Joe Cocker (1992 album) at AllMusic
  2. ^ "Top 100 Longplay". Officialcharts.de. GfK Entertainment. Retrieved 22 February 2013.
  3. ^ "Joe Cocker – The Best of Joe Cocker [1992"]. Swedishcharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 22 February 2013.
  4. ^ "Joe Cocker – The Best of Joe Cocker [1992"]. Swisscharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 22 February 2013.
  5. ^ "Joe Cocker - The Best of Joe Cocker [1992"] (in German). Austriancharts.at. Hung Medien. Retrieved 22 February 2013.
  6. ^ "Joe Cocker – The Best of Joe Cocker [1992"] (in Dutch). Dutchcharts.nl. Hung Medien. Retrieved 22 February 2013.
  7. ^ "Joe Cocker – The Best of Joe Cocker [1992"]. Norwegiancharts.com. Hung Medien. Retrieved 22 February 2013.
  8. ^ "Joe Cocker – The Best of Joe Cocker [1992"] (in Dutch). Ultratop.be. Hung Medien. Retrieved 22 February 2013.
  9. ^ "Joe Cocker – The Best of Joe Cocker [1992"] (in French). Ultratop.be. Hung Medien. Retrieved 22 February 2013.
  10. ^ "Joe Cocker – The Best of Joe Cocker [1992"]. Charts.org.nz. Hung Medien. Retrieved 22 February 2013.
  11. ^ "Austrian album certifications – Joe Cocker – Best Of" (in German). IFPI Austria. Retrieved 22 February 2013.  Enter Joe Cocker in the field Interpret. Enter Best Of in the field Titel. Select album in the field Format. Click Suchen
  12. ^ "Brazilian album certifications – Joe Cocker – The Best Of" (in Portuguese). Associação Brasileira dos Produtores de Discos. Retrieved 22 February 2013. 
  13. ^ "French compilation certifications – Joe Cocker – Best Of" (in French). Syndicat National de l'Édition Phonographique. Retrieved 22 February 2013. 
  14. ^ "Gold-/Platin-Datenbank (Joe Cocker; 'Best of Joe Cocker')" (in German). Bundesverband Musikindustrie. Retrieved 22 February 2013. 
  15. ^ "The Official Swiss Charts and Music Community: Awards (Joe Cocker; 'Best of Joe Cocker')". Hung Medien. Retrieved 22 February 2013.