Stingray (album)

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JC Stingray.jpg
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)Jamaica Say You Will1975
Live in L.A.
(1976)Live in L.A.1976
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3/5 stars[1]

Stingray is the sixth studio album by Joe Cocker, released in 1976. It is his last release for A&M Records.

Track listing[edit]

Side One
  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
Side Two
  1. "The Man in Me" (Bob Dylan) – 2:43
  2. "She Is My Lady" (George Clinton) – 4:37
  3. "Worrier" (Matthew Moore) – 3:16
  4. "Born Thru Indifference" (Joe Cocker, Richard Tee) – 6:15
  5. "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.


  • Mark Aglietti, Richard Tee - associate producers
  • Baker Bigsby, Neil Case, Rob Fraboni - engineer

Chart performance[edit]

Year Chart Position
1976 US Billboard 70


  1. ^ Chrispell, James. Stingray at AllMusic