Song 11: Band introduction
On the road (1972–1982) Continued
In 1979, Cocker joined the “Woodstock in Europe” tour, which featured musicians like Arlo Guthrie and Richie Havens who had played at the 1969 Woodstock Festival. He also performed in New York’s Central Park to an audience of 20,000 people.
The concert was recorded and released as the live album, Live He also toured Europe and appeared on the German television recording amphitheater, Rockpalast, the first of many performances on the show. In 1982, Cocker recorded a song with jazz group the Crusaders on their album Standing Tall.
The song was nominated for a Grammy Award and Cocker performed it with the Crusaders at the awards ceremony. Cocker then released a new reggae-influenced album, Sheffield Steel, recorded with the Compass Point All Stars, produced by Chris Blackwell and Alex Sadkin.
Go below deck and type Joe Cocker in the Ship’s Search.
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