Articles tagged joe cocker

Guitar Heaven: The Greatest Guitar Classics of All Time comes off as a celebrity version of American Idol.

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Paul McCartney - “Maybe I’m Amazed”

Every artist has a signature song, which becomes the symbol of their entire career. For better or worse, it sums up how the public views

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3 Dec 2008 // 8:59 PM

Joe Cocker: Cry Me A River

Joe Cocker is the only person in this entire hour-long program who seems oblivious to the fact that he's being filmed. The fact that he won a Grammy two years later seems like a miracle.

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10 Jul 2008 // 10:00 PM

Joe Cocker: Hymn 4 My Soul

Cocker is not the “Sheffield Shouter” or the smooth singer of yesteryear. He’s somewhere in the middle.

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Super Duper Bad: The Worst Films of 2007

From Good Luck Chuck to Julie Taymor's ill-advised Beatlesque '60s tribute Across the Universe, PopMatters presents the dreck of 2007.

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28 Nov 2007 // 9:00 PM

Joe Cocker: Classic Cocker

In a very long line of Cocker retrospectives, it's obvious that, though his heart means well, Cocker's career as a musician has been relentlessly one-note.

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11 Oct 2007 // 2:27 AM

A new script for Hollywood war movies

Anti-war demonstrators storm the Pentagon in the movie “Across the Universe.” A career soldier protests the Iraq conflict in “In the Valley of Elah.” The

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21 Sep 2007 // 2:00 AM

Across the Universe

Such structural spottiness -- great numbers punctuating humdrum character arcs -- is hardly unusual in a musical.

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20 Sep 2007 // 3:06 AM

She’s the guide on this magical mystery tour

NEW YORK—When visionary film and theater director Julie Taymor (“Frida,” “Titus,” Broadway’s “The Lion King”) signed on to make a musical about the

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	Joe Cocker: Heart & Soul

Even with a little help from his friends, Joe Cocker doesn't provide much more than an honest effort with his latest recording.

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	Joe Cocker: Sheffield Steel [Bonus Tracks]

Joe Cocker has one of those voices that you love or hate, there is virtually no middle ground. From his Woodstock phase as the front

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'Staircase' Is Gay in a Melancholy Way

// Short Ends and Leader

"Unfairly cast aside as tasteless during its time for its depiction of homosexuality, Staircase is a serious film in need of a second critical appraisal.

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