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Joe Cocker: 'U.S.'s Only Culture is Black'

Ritchie Yorke, Rolling Stone, 1 March 1969

LONDON – Joe Cocker, the frizzy-haired new idol of the English pop scene, lives modestly in a first floor bed sitter in South Kensington. You climb the stairs past the pay phone, and inside you see a typically cosy little London pad – stereo set facing the double bed, a pile of albums wedged in a cardbord box in the corner, and a radiator blazing out of the old fireplace.

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