The Skelly Suggests…Cherry Pickin’ Joe Cocker

Joe Cocker by Naaman Saar Stavy Creative Commons
Joe Cocker by Naaman Saar Stavy Creative Commons

 

The following cherry-pick through Joe’s discography includes the writing credits for each song.

  1. THE LETTERĀ  ( Wayne Thompson)
  2. CRY ME A RIVER ( Arthur Hamilton)
  3. ONE NIGHT OF SIN ( Dave Bartholomew/ Pearl King )
  4. FUN TIME ( Allen Toussaint)
  5. MANY RIVERS TO CROSS ( Jimmy Cliff)
  6. YOU CAN LEAVE YOUR HAT ON (Randy Newman)
  7. I KEEP FORGETTIN’ ( Jerry Leiber/Mike Stoller)
  8. FIRST WE TAKE MANHATTAN ( Leonard Cohen)
  9. I THINK IT’S GOING TO RAIN TODAY( Randy Newman)
  10. DARLING BE HOME SOON ( John Sebastian)
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The Skelly Suggests…Electronica

Chain Of Command by Ken Mclaughlin
Chain Of Command by Ken McLaughlin

 

This week we will be talking about my foray into electronica by exploring the history and impetus for the creation of the girl band you see above: Chain Of Command. In preparation I have prepared a playlist to prime your ears for the pulsing beats. Enjoy!