Joe Cocker ‘s ‘Mad Dogs & Englishmen’

Joe Cocker ‘s ‘Mad Dogs & Englishmen’ is a live album recorded on March 27–28, 1970 at Fillmore East, New York City and released in August 1970 by A&M.

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Track Listing : 1.Honky Tonk Women (Mick Jagger, Keith Richards) – 03:47 . 2.Sticks And Stones (Titus Turner, Henry Glover) – 02:37 . 3.Cry Me A River (Arthur Hamilton) – 04:00 . 4.Bird On The Wire (Leonard Cohen) – 06:37 . 5.Feelin’ Alright (Dave Mason) – 05:47 . 6.Superstar (Leon Russell, Bonnie Bramlett) – 05:02 . 7.Let’S Go Get Stoned (Nickolas Ashford, Valerie Simpson, Josephine Armstead) – 07:30 . 8.Blue Medley – 12:46 . A. I’Ll Drown In My Own Tears (Henry Glover) . B. When Something Is Wrong With My Baby (Isaac Hayes, David Porter) . C. I’Ve Been Loving You Too Long (Otis Redding, Jerry Butler) . 9.Girl From The North Country (Bob Dylan) – 02:32 . 10.Give Peace A Chance (Leon Russell, Bonnie Bramlett) – 04:14 . 11.She Came In Through The Bathroom Window (John Lennon, Paul Mccartney) – 03:01 . 12.Space Captain (Matthew Moore) – 05:15 . 13.The Letter (Wayne Carson Thompson) – 04:46 . 14.Delta Lady (Leon Russell) – 05:40

Musicians : Joe Cocker – Vocals . Leon Russell – Guitar, Keyboards, Piano, Vocals On (9) . Chris Stainton – Bass, Keyboards, Organ, Piano . Carl Radle – Bass . Don Preston – Choir, Guitar, Vocals . Rita Coolidge – Choir, Vocals On (6) . Bobby Torres – Congas, Percussion . Jim Keltner – Drums . Jim Gordon – Drums . Chuck Blackwell – Drums, Percussion . Jim Price – Horn, Keyboards, Trumpet, Vocals . Sanford Konikoff – Percussion . Bobby Keys – Sax (Tenor), Saxophone . Bob Congo Jones – Vocals On (8-B) . Claudia Lennear – Vocals . Donna Weiss – Vocals . Nickey Barclay – Choir . Bobby Jones – Choir . Claudia Linnear – Choir . Daniel Moore – Choir . Pamela Polland – Choir . Donna Washburn – Choir . Donna Wiess – Choir . Matthew Moore – Choir

Production : Produced By Denny Cordell, Leon Russell . Leon Russell, Chris Stainton . Glyn Johns – Engineer, Mastering, Mixing . Theresa Malham – Mastering . Edwin H. Kramer – Engineer

Arrangements : Leon Russell, Chris Stainton

Package : Craig Bruan – Artwork . Cosmina Andee Cohen – Photography . Jim Mccrary – Photography . Ron Wolin – Illustrations . J.P Bean – Liner Notes . John Mendelsohn – Liner Notes . Tom Wilkes – Design

Recorded On March 27–28, 1970 At Fillmore East, New York City.

Released In August 1970 By A&M.

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All About Jazz
The first live recording I purchased was the two-LP set, Joe Cocker: Mad Dogs and Englishmen. I was shocked and stunned by the big sound of that big band, unruly band. I think I know how Cameron Crowe felt first hearing the Allman Brothers Band. […]

Rolling Stone
The reason isn’t too hard to figure out. Mad Dogs and Englishmen was formed on a few days’ notice to meet contractual obligationsand sounds like, well, like a group that was formed on a few days’ notice to meet contractual obligations. […]

Amoux @ RateYourMusic
As great as “Give Peace a Chance” is, Joe Cocker‘s vocals are rushed and gets drowned out by the sheer number of singers and musicians. Despite these criticisms, Mad Dogs & Englishmen brings things back spectacularly with the last four tracks containing a great cover of The Beatles “She Came in Thru the Bathroom Window”. […]

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