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May 20 in music history

Happy 70th birthday Joe Cocker (read more)

God, I’m just a fat bald guy, 60 years old, singing the blues, you know?
~Joe Cocker

It’s all a matter of hearing what I like and seeing if I can make it fit into my style.
~Joe Cocker

MK: Who are your favorite contemporary singers?
BD: Oh, let me see, Joe Cocker, I suppose. Graham Nash can sing. Van Morrison’s fantastic.
And so is Stevie Wonder, but of all of them, Joe’s the greatest.
~Bob Dylan (to Martin Killer – July 1983)


Let It Be is a 1970 documentary film about The Beatles rehearsing and recording songs for the album Let It Be in January 1969. The film features an unannounced rooftop concert by the group, their last performance in public. Released just after the album, it was the final original Beatles release.

Cher (born Cherilyn Sarkisian, May 20, 1946) is an American singer and actress with a career spanning five decades. Recognized for having brought the sense of female autonomy andself-actualization into the entertainment industry, she is known for her distinctive contralto singing voice and for having worked in various areas of entertainment, as well as for continuously reinventing both her music andimage which has led to her being called the Goddess of Pop.


Cher covers Dylan (read more)



In the City (released 20 May, 1977) is the debut studio album of British mod revival/punk rock band The Jam. It was released in 1977 by Polydor Records and featured the hit single and title track “In the City”.

Spotify Playlist – May 20