Joe Cocker Dies: Artists React on Twitter
The music world lost a legend today, when singer Joe Cocker died at the age of 70 of lung cancer. His legend in the rock world as one of the era’s greatest performers was set years ago, starting with his classic Woodstock performance.
The rock world has lined up to pay tribute to Cocker on Twitter — and like his music, his death reached all corners of the world. From contemporaries like Ringo Starr to ’70 chart competitors the Doobie Brothers to guitar hero Slash.
Here are some of the classic rockers who are paying tribute to the late, great Joe Cocker on Twitter.
God Bless Joe Cocker. So special. You don't listen to Joe Cocker records, you sing along with them. Thanks for the great music & friendship.
— Joe Walsh (@JoeWalsh) December 22, 2014
The world lost a legend today…Joe Cocker was truly an original. He'll be forever missed. Rest in Peace, Brother. https://t.co/ZI5GMSFbVE
— The Doobie Brothers (@TheDoobieBros) December 22, 2014
RIP Joe Cocker pic.twitter.com/qPWH8nhBtm
— Slash (@Slash) December 22, 2014
— Bryan Adams (@bryanadams) December 22, 2014
— George Harrison (@GeorgeHarrison) December 22, 2014
R.I.P. Joe Cocker, 1944-2014. http://t.co/WlpnOOoQC6
— John Densmore (@JohnDensmore) December 22, 2014
We just heard that Joe Cocker has passed away. Our thoughts are with his family and friends today. Rest in peace… http://t.co/reVhq2n6xZ
— FOGHAT (@FOGHAT) December 22, 2014
WE LOVED YOU FOREVER, WE WILL MISS YOU ALWAYS…RIP JOE COCKER.
— Steven Tyler (@IamStevenT) December 22, 2014
So sad to hear of Joe Cocker's passing. "You are so beautiful" is both Joe and Nicky Hopkins piano at their very best. Gonna play it now RIP
— Peter Frampton (@peterframpton) December 22, 2014
RIP Joe Cocker. You will be missed! #RIPJoeCocker
— Official Motörhead (@myMotorhead) December 22, 2014
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