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RIP Joe Cocker

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thejonsolo
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495 posts since 13 Apr, 2008, from Charleston, SC

Postby thejonsolo; Mon Dec 22, 2014 11:11 am RIP Joe Cocker

Ended his battle with lung cancer. RIP Joe Cocker.
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1307 posts since 26 Jul, 2004

Postby classic; Mon Dec 22, 2014 11:17 am Re: RIP Joe Cocker

Oh no.

What a loss.
Really really a big loss:(

Shit.
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Aloysius
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11399 posts since 11 Aug, 2008, from Alto Icon

Postby Aloysius; Mon Dec 22, 2014 11:22 am Re: RIP Joe Cocker

:(
I feel like Buddha Holly
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el-bo (formerly ebow)
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4610 posts since 24 May, 2009, from A galaxy, far far away

Postby el-bo (formerly ebow); Mon Dec 22, 2014 11:23 am Re: RIP Joe Cocker

sad news indeed
blueman
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1300 posts since 28 May, 2008, from Saint Paul, MN

Postby blueman; Mon Dec 22, 2014 11:26 am Re: RIP Joe Cocker

We've lost some good ones this year :(
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Ingonator
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8248 posts since 21 Mar, 2008, from Hannover, Germany

Postby Ingonator; Mon Dec 22, 2014 11:32 am Re: RIP Joe Cocker

I was a fan of Joe's music since i was a child. In the 80s my mother (she died in 2005) who work at a music managment company at that time was on tour with him in eastern germany (before the reunion of germany).

We lost one of the greatest singers of all time. I am really sad at the moment...

RIP Joe



PS:
In my free soundset for PPG wave 2.V/3.V that i published recently i had creteda patch called "N'Oubliez jamais" that was inspired by one of Joe's songs.

Here is the thread with the free soundset/patch:
viewtopic.php?f=257&t=418294

This is a video of the song (i guess the title of this song also fits a bit to this loss...):
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e0jRMQm6ktw

Here is a nice concert from last year:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1Lwg0ZlPTJA
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robojam
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21442 posts since 26 Jul, 2005, from Inside Schroedinger's Cat...or am I...

Postby robojam; Mon Dec 22, 2014 11:49 am Re: RIP Joe Cocker

I was never that impressed with his later output, but his late 60s and early 70s material was just great, along with the 'spastic' vocal delivery. When he was on form he was really good.

RIP
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Hink
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25008 posts since 5 Sep, 2003, from New England U.S.A.

Postby Hink; Mon Dec 22, 2014 12:10 pm Re: RIP Joe Cocker

:(
a new musical piece that is not a song because it has no vocals LBS
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thecontrolcentre
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16648 posts since 27 Jul, 2005, from the wilds of wanny

Postby thecontrolcentre; Mon Dec 22, 2014 12:32 pm Re: RIP Joe Cocker

RIP Joe
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SyntheticAurality
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7490 posts since 2 Apr, 2002, from Tulsa, OK, USA

Postby SyntheticAurality; Mon Dec 22, 2014 12:37 pm Re: RIP Joe Cocker

Damn, damn, damn. :( :(
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Tricky-Loops
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8733 posts since 12 Mar, 2012, from South Bavaria - near the alps... :-)

Postby Tricky-Loops; Mon Dec 22, 2014 12:41 pm Re: RIP Joe Cocker

That's sad, he was a good singer with an inimitable voice... :(

His "hand dancing" on stage was legendary... :lol:
Shmoe
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25 posts since 31 Mar, 2002, from S.F. Bay Area, CA, USA

Postby Shmoe; Mon Dec 22, 2014 1:51 pm Re: RIP Joe Cocker

For me, Cocker did a number of "definitive" versions of songs already made famous by the original artists. I'm thinking of "The Letter," "Unchain My Heart," "Cry Me a River," "Feelin' Alright" and, of course, "With a Little Help from My Friends." There is a very special talent to that.
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fluffy_little_something
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3920 posts since 5 Jun, 2012

Postby fluffy_little_something; Mon Dec 22, 2014 2:30 pm Re: RIP Joe Cocker

Never liked his flat music to be honest, never touched me in any way. He even seemed a bit ridiculous to me :?
But of course I'm sorry to hear he had cancer :P
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werp
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1134 posts since 14 Aug, 2012, from Australia

Postby werp; Mon Dec 22, 2014 4:32 pm Re: RIP Joe Cocker

Vale Joe Cocker.
He went out through the bathroom window...
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bluedad
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8082 posts since 15 Mar, 2002, from Birmingham, Alabama

Postby bluedad; Mon Dec 22, 2014 5:10 pm Re: RIP Joe Cocker

:(
RIP, Joe..
I want to thank IK for the trip to Hawaii and for letting me play with ST3 since January.

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