Joe Cocker: With A Little Help From My Friends (Live at Woodstock)

The world lost one its most distinct voices today with the passing of Joe Cocker. The 70-year-old Sheffield, England native was known for his raspy, bluesy style. His breakthrough came with a cover of The Beatles’ “With A Little Help From My Friends,” where he re-imagined the beloved track as a soul anthem, complete with backup singers. His Woodstock performances is evidence both his passion …

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Schoolhouse Rock!, Dolly at Glastonbury, a Bobby Womack tribute and more in this week's look at music

Bobby Womack: That’s The Way I Feel About ‘Cha Born in Cleveland in 1944, soul singer Bobby Womack got his start like many from his generation: singing gospel with his family in the church choir. With his exceptional voice and talent on the guitar, it wasn’t long until Sam Cooke took notice, and Womack’s ensuing multi-decade career led him to influence a wide range of …

Bobby Womack: That’s The Way I Feel About ‘Cha

Schoolhouse Rock!, Dolly at Glastonbury, a Bobby Womack tribute and more in this week's look at music

Born in Cleveland in 1944, soul singer Bobby Womack got his start like many from his generation: singing gospel with his family in the church choir. With his exceptional voice and talent on the guitar, it wasn’t long until Sam Cooke took notice, and Womack’s ensuing multi-decade career led him to influence a wide range of artists, including Jimi Hendrix and later Damon Albarn. His …