Joe Cocker Quotes

28 Joe Cocker quotes:

"I have sung to large crowds since then, and there is a feeling that once you get over 100,000 people, you kind of lose the control element, you don't know if you are really getting through or not."
"I love songs that have a rocking and grooving feeling."
"I've been touring now since about '68."
"Some of the songs I do once in a while that I kinda... my set list is basically like my hits, there is a good reason why they are there; people really like them."
"When I used to put an album out, I knew everyone on the charts. There weren't that many bands, now I couldn't even name half the new groups."
"Europe is usually where I am usually galloping around."
"For me, the focus are songs, which really get the audience moving."
"I think the only thing I would've ever been any good at was probably being a pub landlord. I've thought of that a couple of times."
"It's interesting, as I said on the last tour in America, the audience actually came out, they had to have been the kind of fans who listened to my music via their parents, you know what I mean?"
"I had a job when I was 16 at a gas fitter, which was a bit like a pipe fitter."
"I was in Germany when the wall came down."
"It's nice to get a response from the artists that I cover."
"Well, we have this place in Telluride, Colorado. It's somewhere I can just get away and relax and think."
"Back then, I, most rockers loved Chuck Berry, Little Richard, Jerry Lee Lewis... you know in the '60s."
"God, I'm just a fat bald guy, 60 years old, singing the blues, you know?"
"It's all a matter of hearing what I like and seeing if I can make it fit into my style."
"Over the years, I've worked with just about everybody."
"The world is a tougher place to live in than it was back then, as we come into the computer age."
"Well, over the years, I've developed a stable of songs of which I'm known for and never get tired of singing."
"Yeah, one of the main ways is for songs that make me want to move."

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