Joe Cocker releases ‘Cocker’ featuring ‘You Can Leave Your Hat On’ (1986)

Joe Cocker‘s ‘Cocker’ feat. ‘You Can Leave Your Hat On’ is his tenth studio album released in April 1986 by Capitol.

Track Listing : 1.Shelter Me (Nick Distefano) – 05:36 . 2.A To Z (Tom Kimmel) – 04:21 . 3.Don’T You Love Me Anymore (Albert Hammond, Diane Warren) – 05:25 . 4.Living Without Your Love (Michael Bolton, Doug James) – 04:09 . 5.Don’T Drink The Water (Richard Feldman, Pat Robinson) – 03:25 . 6.You Can Leave Your Hat On (Randy Newman) – 04:14 . 7.Heart Of The Matter (Ronald Miller, Billy Aerts) – 04:20 . 8.Inner City Blues (Marvin Gaye, James Nyx Jr.) – 05:51 . 9.Love Is On A Fade (Stephen Allen Davis, Dennis Morgan) – 04:04 . 10.Heaven (Terry Manning) – 04:32

Musicians : Joe Cocker – Vocals . Neal Schon – Guitar . Jeff Lorber – Keyboards . Cliff Goodwin – Guitar . Dann Huff – Guitar . Eddie Martinez – Guitar . Richie Zito – Guitar . Dick Hyde – Horn . Steve Madaio – Horn . Joel Peskin – Horn . Michael Boddicker – Keyboards . Jeff Bova – Keyboards . Larry Marshall – Keyboards, Organ, Synthesizer . Howard Hersh – Keyboards, Piano . Randy Jackson – Bass . Vito San Filippo – Bass . Bernard Edwards – Bass . Mike Moran – Bass, Keyboards . Arthur Barrow – Bass, Synthesizer . Michael Baird – Drums . Eric Parker – Drums . Anton Fig – Drums . Mel Collins – Saxophone . Andrew Love – Saxophone . Maxine Green – Vocals (Background) . Curtis King – Vocals (Background) . Leslie Smith – Vocals (Background) . Julia Tillman Waters – Vocals (Background) . Joe Turano – Vocals (Background) . Maxine Willard Waters – Vocals (Background) . Elesecia Wright – Vocals (Background) . Albert Hammond – Vocals (Background) . Diane Warren – Vocals (Background)

Production : Produced By Richie Zito, Terry Manning, Ron Nevison, Albert Hammond, Diane Warren, Bernard Edwards . Stuart Barry – Assistant Engineer . Mike Clink – Assistant Engineer . Jon Goldberger – Assistant Engineer . Matt Howe – Assistant Engineer . Paul Mortimer – Assistant Engineer . Pat Stapley – Assistant Engineer . Josh Abbey – Engineer . Jason Corsaro – Engineer . Brian Reeves – Engineer . Guy Roche – Engineer . Terry Manning – Engineer, Mixing . Ron Nevison – Engineer . Carl Marsh – Fairlight . Bob Ezrin – Mixing . Paul Lani – Mixing

Arrangements : Bob Ezrin

Package : Peter Shea – Design . Roy Kohara – Art Direction . Pete Ashworth – Photography

Recorded In 1985 – 1986.

Released In April 1986 By Emi.

(Source Joe Cocker‘s ‘Cocker’ feat. ‘You Can Leave Your Hat On’ | Official Site)

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allmusic
There are some good moments on Cocker that do justice to his still-robust voice — “Shelter Me” is a reasonably entertaining new effort, and Marvin Gaye’s “Inner City Blues” was a good cover choice […]

Sputnikmusic
Cocker‘s rendition of Marvin Gaye “Inner City Blues” isn’t to be missed. All in all, I’d classify it as his second-best 80’s album, right after “Sheffield Steel”, of course. […]

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