Top Stories

Joe Cocker Dead - 'You Are So Beautiful' Singer Dies at 70

Joe Cocker Dead - 'You Are So Beautiful' Singer Dies at 70

Joe Cocker has sadly passed away at the age of 70, BBC reports.

The legendary singer died after a long battle with lung cancer, according to his agent Barrie Marshall.

Joe reached fame with his cover of the Beatles song “With a Little Help from My Friends,” which went to number one in the UK in 1968 and was chosen as the theme song to The Wonder Years.

Joe is a Grammy Award winner whose original songs include the classic “You Are So Beautiful” and his number one duet with Jennifer Warnes, “Up Where We Belong.” Another one of his accolades was placing number 97 on Rolling Stone‘s list of the 100 greatest singers ever.

We send out our thoughts and condolences to Joe‘s loved ones during this difficult time.


Joe Cocker – “With a Little Help from My Friends” Live in 2002
Just Jared on Facebook
Photos: Getty
Posted to: Joe Cocker, RIP

JJ Links Around The Web

Getty
  • Katy Perry gets all of her concertgoers to sing 'Happy Birthday' to her mom! - TMZ
  • Who does Demi Lovato want to kiss under the mistletoe? - Just Jared Jr
  • You have to see Kris Jenner's epic Christmas decorations - TooFab
  • Chelsea Handler is the number 1 TV personality - The Hollywood Reporter
  • You have to see what Millie Bobby Brown got her BFF for her birthday - Just Jared Jr
  • angie

    RIP Joe, you were an amazing singer!

  • Danae

    Oh dear… such sad news. May your soul rest in peace, Joe.

  • Dottie_182

    RIP

  • shoes4life

    RIP. You Are So Beautiful is still my all time favorite.

  • happy666

    R.I.P your songs will be with us forever

  • Orianne

    RIP Joe