Annotation

A CD with an identical TOC but named "The Essential Joe Cocker" was released in 2003 by Capitol Records with the following sleeve note:

Originally released as "The Best of Joe Cocker".

Annotation last modified on 2009-11-27 23:35 UTC.

Tracklist

# Title Artist Rating Length
 

Relationships

other instruments:
Jeff Lynne (track 11)
Hammond organ:
John Miles (UK singer/songwriter/guitarist/keyboardist) (track 15)
David Paich (track 14)
Benmont Tench (track 12)
drums:
Michael Baird (track 2)
Mike Baird (tracks 5, 10, 15)
David Beal (track 1)
Anton Fig (track 6)
Steve Holley (tracks 7–8, 16)
Jim Keltner (track 11)
Eric Parker (tracks 9, 13)
Jeff Porcaro (track 14)
drums and percussion:
David Beal (track 3)
Steve Holley (track 12)
synthesizer:
John Miles (UK singer/songwriter/guitarist/keyboardist) (track 8)
Greg Phillinganes (track 14)
organ:
Chris Stainton (track 3)
organ and tambourine:
John Miles (UK singer/songwriter/guitarist/keyboardist) (track 10)
guitar:
Bryan Adams (track 3)
Mike Campbell (US funk guitarist for Change & M-Zee Band) (track 11)
Cliff Goodwin (tracks 6, 9, 13)
Phil Grande (tracks 1, 3, 5, 7–8, 10, 12, 15–16)
Steve Lukather (track 14)
Keith Mack (Guitarist) (track 16)
Eddie Martinez (guitar) (track 6)
Louie Shelton (track 4)
Richie Zito (track 2)
guitar and keyboard:
John Miles (UK singer/songwriter/guitarist/keyboardist) (track 5)
bass:
Nathan East (track 14)
Bernard Edwards (track 6)
Vito Sanfilippo (tracks 9, 13)
T.M. Stevens (tracks 1, 3, 7–8, 12, 16)
Neil Stubenhaus (tracks 5, 10, 15)
bass and synthesizer:
Arthur Barrow (track 2)
percussion:
Alex Acuña (track 12)
Paulinho da Costa (track 4)
Starz Vanderlocket (track 14)
keyboard:
Jeff Bova (track 6)
Robbie Buchanan (track 4)
Rory Kaplan (track 7)
Jeff Levine (tracks 1, 16)
Bobby Lyle (track 4)
Larry Marshall (tracks 9, 13)
Greg Phillinganes (track 7)
Chris Stainton (tracks 7–8, 16)
keyboard, percussion and saxophone:
Deric Dyer (track 16)
saxophone:
Mel Collins (track 9)
Deric Dyer (tracks 8, 15)
piano:
Jeff Levine (track 3)
Chris Stainton (tracks 10, 15)
horn:
Crispin Cioe (track 1)
Bob Funk (track 1)
Gary Gazaway (track 16)
Arno Hecht (track 1)
Dick Hyde (track 2)
Wayne Jackson (trumpet/trombone (Memphis Horns/Mar-Keys)) (track 16)
Paul Litteral (track 1)
Andrew Love (track 16)
Steve Madaio (track 2)
Joel Peskin (track 2)
horn arranger:
Uptown Horns (track 1)
tenor saxophone:
Clarence Clemons (track 1)
additional producer:
Chris Lord‐Alge (track 1)
associate producer:
John Rollo (track 3)
background vocals:
Tawatha Agee (tracks 1, 3)
Doreen Chanter (track 16)
Cydney Davis (tracks 11, 15)
Mary Davis (track 14)
Benny Diggs (track 1)
Girl Talk (Norwegian jazz) (tracks 7, 12)
Maxine Green (track 13)
Cissy Houston (track 14)
Curtis King (singer-songwriter) (tracks 3, 6)
John Miles (UK singer/songwriter/guitarist/keyboardist) (tracks 5, 10)
Tuck Orley (track 14)
Maxine Sharp (tracks 2, 6, 11, 15–16)
Crystal Taliefero (track 16)
Vaneese Thomas (tracks 1, 3)
Julia Waters (track 2)
Maxine Waters (track 2)
Elisecia Wright (tracks 6, 13)
composer:
Nick DiStefano (track 9)
Don Dixon (track 7)
Elton John (tracks 8, 12)
Joshua Kadison (track 15)
Jeff Lynne (track 11)
John Miles (UK singer/songwriter/guitarist/keyboardist) (track 5)
Randy Newman (track 2)
Jack Nitzsche (track 4)
Buffy Sainte-Marie (track 4)
engineer:
Chris Lord‐Alge (tracks 5, 10, 15)
Terry Manning (US recording engineer) (track 9)
John Rollo (track 3)
executive producer:
Roger Davies (tracks 5, 10, 15)
lead vocals:
Joe Cocker (tracks 1–16)
Jennifer Warnes (track 4)
lyricist:
Nick DiStefano (track 9)
Don Dixon (track 7)
Will Jennings (track 4)
Joshua Kadison (track 15)
Jeff Lynne (track 11)
John Miles (UK singer/songwriter/guitarist/keyboardist) (track 5)
Randy Newman (track 2)
Bernie Taupin (tracks 8, 12)
mixer:
Chris Lord‐Alge (tracks 5, 10, 15)
Rik Pekkonen (track 2)
producer:
Tony Carey (track 13)
Albert Hammond (track 6)
Michael Lang (Producer) (track 16)
Stewart Levine (tracks 4, 14)
Chris Lord‐Alge (tracks 5, 10, 15)
Jeff Lynne (track 11)
Terry Manning (US recording engineer) (track 9)
Charlie Midnight (tracks 1, 3)
David Tickle (tracks 7–8, 12)
Diane Warren (US songwriter) (track 6)
Richie Zito (track 2)
remixer:
Chris Lord‐Alge (track 1)
writer:
Bryan Adams (tracks 3, 10)
Diether Dehm (track 13)
Richard Feldman (track 14)
Albert Hammond (track 6)
Klaus Lage (track 13)
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 16)
Paul McCartney (track 16)
Teddy Powell (track 1)
Pat Robinson (track 14)
Bobby Sharp (track 1)
Jim Vallance (track 3)
Diane Warren (US songwriter) (tracks 3, 6, 10)
cover recording of:
Civilized Man (track 14)
Feels Like Forever (track 10)
Shelter Me (track 9)
Unchain My Heart (track 1)
Up Where We Belong (track 4)
When a Woman Cries (track 15)
live cover recording of:
recording of:
Night Calls (track 11)

Release Group Relationships

Discogs: http://www.discogs.com/master/250199 [info]
Wikidata: Q7717076 [info]
Wikipedia: en: The Best of Joe Cocker (1992 album) [info]