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Joe Cocker: A New Blues Boy Blows In From Britain

John Mendelssohn, Los Angeles Times, 3 August 1969

JOE COCKER, the most recently emerged and most wildly received British soul artist since Stevie Winwood (of the Spencer Davis Group and later Traffic and latest Blind Faith) has been causing seemingly endless excitement among American rock audiences with an extraordinary debut album on A&M Records, With a Little Help From My Friends, and in a series of astoundingly brilliant performances at pop festivals and rock concerts, many of which have been in and around Los Angeles where he is in the process of recording a second album.

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