Song

With a Little Help from My Friends: JOE COCKER

Australian singles charts:
With a Little Help from My Friends entered the Kent charts on 2 November 1968 and peaked at #8. The song was #65 on the Top 100 of 1968.

BONUS CLIP BELOW – live performance

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.
Read more: 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 that they sent him a telegram of congratulations and placed an ad in the music papers praising it.
Read more: 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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