Joe Cocker

This Week in Music History
December 12th, 1970 – Smokey Robinson and the Miracles start a two week run at No.1 on the singles chart with ‘Tears Of A Clown’. It was the group’s 26th Top 40 hit and first No.1.
This Week in Music History
December 14th, 1998 - Billy Preston pleads guilty to insurance fraud in a LA court and agrees to testify against six others who allegedly participated in similar acts. Allegedly, Preston was part of a group who staged car crashes, thefts, and fires for a total of 18 fraudulent insurance claims...
This Day In Music History
July 4th
1969 - Grand Funk Railroad play the Atlanta Pop Festival, in Georgia. Reps from Capitol Records like their show and sign the band. Other acts include Janis Joplin, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Canned Heat, Joe Cocker, and Chicago.
Meet Nick Gilder (VIDEOS)
Its the summer of 1978, and the song "Hot Child In The City" is blasting out of radios far and wide...on the way to #1! In 2012, Nick Gilder's classic is one of "Jersey's Favorite Hits." But, what do you know about Nick Gilder?
This Day In Music History
January 22nd
1966 - The Beach Boys went into the studio to record 'Wouldn't It Be Nice', which would be the opening track on their forthcoming album 'Pet Sounds.'