I think Joe Cocker was one of the greatest performers ever. The emotion and raw power he put into his songs was incredible.
Two of his songs were in the running for my All-Time Favorites, either could have been here, but there was only room for one, the choices…..
You Are So Beautiful
and this one…..
With A Little Help From My Friends
On this date in 1969 the greatest rock and roll festival of all time kicked off….. Woodstock.
Billed as a small festival in the fields of New York State, the crowds ballooned to unexpected sizes and the summer of free love was underway.
With one of the greatest concert line-ups of all time, the music played for days, the fields turned into mud-pits and the reputation of Woodstock created a history that has never been equaled.
Today’s post could feature hundreds of performances, but for this purpose I have chosen……