Song

With a Little Help from My Friends – Joe Cocker

Australian Charts:
With a Little Help from My Friends peaked at no 8 on the Go-Set National Top 40 on 26 December 1968.
www.poparchives.com.au/gosetcharts/1968/19681226.html

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Wikipedia:
Joe Cocker’s version of “With a Little Help from My Friends” was a radical re-arrangement of the original Beatles version, featuring drums by Procol Harum’s BJ Wilson, guitar lines from Jimmy Page and organ by Tommy Eyre.
en.wikipedia.org/wiki/With_a_Little_Help_from_My_Friends#Joe_Cocker_version

Songfacts:
John Lennon and Paul McCartney wrote this song. The Beatles released it on their album Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band but never released it as a single. The Beatles were so impressed with Cocker’s version of this that they sent him a telegram of congratulations and placed an ad in the music papers praising it.
www.songfacts.com/facts/joe-cocker/with-a-little-help-from-my-friends

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BONUS CLIP – live performance
Filmed at the Metropol in Berlin on 31 October 1980

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