Cry Me a River entered the Kent Music Report on 17 December 1970 and peaked at #45.
From Joe Cocker’s live album ‘Mad Dogs & Englishmen’
‘Cry Me a River’ is a popular American torch song, written by Arthur Hamilton, first published in 1953 and first made famous in 1955 with a version by Julie London.
Joe Cocker released it on his live album ‘Mad Dogs & Englishmen’ in 1970. Besides the contributions of bandmate and musical director Leon Russell, the album draws equally from rock (the Rolling Stones, Traffic, Bob Dylan, the Beatles) and soul (Ray Charles, Sam and Dave, Otis Redding).
Read more: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mad_Dogs_&_Englishmen_(album)
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