via Chinwe Okafor
British blues-rock singer Joe cocker has died at age 70.
The singer who was popularly identified for the hit track “you are So beautiful” and the duet “Up where We Belong,” died Monday after a struggle with lung cancer.
Fellow colleagues upon listening to the information of the legend’s dying, took to Twitter to indicate compassion. one in every of which is The Beatle’s drummer Ringo Starr. He tweeted, “Goodbye and God bless to Joe Cocker from certainly one of his pals peace and love.”
Cocker began as a singer in England concurrently the Beatles, with whom he used to be incessantly linked. He performed pubs throughout the country in a sequence of rock bands earlier than he and his Grease Band recorded “With a bit of lend a hand From My friends” in 1968 with Jimmy page, Steve Winwood and others.