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Format: CD
Sku: 60355906
UPC: 606949044923
UPC 14: 00606949044923
Release Date: 10/5/1999
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Song Listing

Disc 1
Song Title
1. Introduction ~ Joe Cocker
2. Honky Tonk Woman ~ Joe Cocker
3. Introduction ~ Joe Cocker
4. Sticks And Stones ~ Joe Cocker
5. Cry Me A River ~ Joe Cocker
6. Bird on a Wire ~ Joe Cocker
7. Feelin' Alright ~ Joe Cocker
8. Superstar - (featuring Rita Coolidge) ~ Joe Cocker
9. Introduction ~ Joe Cocker
10. Let's Go Get Stoned ~ Joe Cocker
11. Blue Medley: I'll Drown in My Own Tears/When Something Is Wrong ...: I'll Drown In My Own Tears / When Something Is Wrong With My Baby / I've Been Loving You Too Long - (previously unreleased, featuring Leon Russell) ~ Joe Cocker
12. Introduction ~ Joe Cocker
13. Girl from the North Country: I'll Drown In My Own Tears / When Something Is Wrong With My Baby / I've Been Loving You Too Long ~ Joe Cocker
14. Give Peace A Chance ~ Joe Cocker
15. Introduction ~ Joe Cocker
16. She Came In Through The Bathroom Window ~ Joe Cocker
17. Space Captain ~ Joe Cocker
18. Letter, The ~ Joe Cocker
19. Delta Lady ~ Joe Cocker
 

Album Notes and Credits


Notes & Personnel Info
Muze PNote Ultradiscs are mastered from the original master tapes using Mobile Fidelity's proprietary mastering technique, then plated with 24 karat gold and housed in a stress-resistant lift-lock jewel box. Previously released as a 2-CD set.
Muze PNote Personnel: Joe Cocker (vocals); Leon Russell (guitar, piano); Don Preston (guitar, background vocals); Bobby Keys (tenor saxophone); Jim Price (trumpet); Chris Stainton (piano, organ); Carl Radle (bass); Chuck Blackwell (drums, percussion); Jim Gordon, Jim Keltner (drums); Bobby Torres (congas); Sandy Konikoff (percussion); Rita Coolidge, Claudia Linnear, Daniel Moore, Donna Wiess, Pamela Polland, Matthew Moore, Donna Washburn, Nicole Barclay, Bobby Jones (background vocals).
Muze PNote Recorded live at The Fillmore East, New York, New York on March 27 & 28, 1970. Includes liner notes by John Mendelsohn.
Muze PNote Personnel: Joe Cocker (vocals); Leon Russell (vocals, guitar, piano, keyboards); Jim Price (vocals, trumpet, horns, keyboards); Rita Coolidge (vocals, background vocals); Donna Weiss, Bob "Congo" Jones , Donna Wiess, Claudia Linnear, Bobby Jones , Matthew Moore, Pamela Polland, Daniel Moore, Claudia Lennear, Donna Washburn, Nickey Barclay (vocals); Bobby Keys (saxophone, tenor saxophone); Chris Stainton (piano, organ, keyboards); Carl Radle (bass instrument); Chuck Blackwell (drums, percussion); Jim Gordon , Jim Keltner (drums); Bobby Torres (congas, percussion); Sanford Konikoff (percussion); Don Preston (vocals, guitar).
Muze PNote Audio Mixer: Glyn Johns.
Muze PNote Liner Note Authors: J.P Bean; John Mendelsohn.
Muze PNote Recording information: Fillmore East, New York, NY (03/27/1970/03/28/1970).
Muze PNote Illustrator: Ron Wolin.
Muze PNote Photographers: Jim McCrary; Cosmina Andee Cohen.
Muze PNote Unknown Contributor Roles: Joe Cocker; Leon Russell; Chris Stainton; Don Preston ; Carl Radle; Jim Keltner; Bobby Keys; Rita Coolidge.
Muze PNote Arrangers: Leon Russell; Chris Stainton.
Muze PNote One of the first classic post-Woodstock albums, MAD DOGS AND ENGLISHMEN was recorded at precisely the moment that Cocker and his bandleader Leon Russell found themselves, however briefly, at the epicenter of the rock & roll universe. The big hits here--the juiced-up version of Traffic's "Feelin' Alright," the Memphis soul revamp of the Box Tops "The Letter"--have been ubiquitous for years, and remain as potent as ever.
Muze PNote Some of the less familiar tracks are equally rewarding though, particularly the Cocker/Russell duet on Dylan's "Girl From the North Country" (with the composer in attendance), and the obscure early Ray Charles raver "Sticks and Stones." This one shot ensemble (including veteran British musicians and the cream of then current L.A. sessioneers) was a great band, however unwieldy (twenty-one members!) and we're lucky to have this document of its only tour.

Producer: Denny Cordell; Leon Russell; Denny Cordell; Leon Russell; Bill Levenson (Reissue)

Engineer: Edwin H. Kramer; Glyn Johns

Musical Guests
Muze Guest Artist Leon Russell
Muze Guest Artist Don Preston
Muze Guest Artist Don Preston
Muze Guest Artist Rita Coolidge
Muze Guest Artist Jim Keltner

Artist Overview

The purveyor of the most blood-curdling scream in pop music history (on his epochal cover of the Beatles "A Little Help From My Friends"), the deeply soulful Joe Cocker is also one of rock's most gifted interpretive singers, with a live show that is the stuff of legend. Cocker's stage trademark is a heaving, herky-jerky style, one cribbed from Ray Charles's passionate motions at the piano. After a breakthrough performance at Woodstock, he enjoyed a wave of success in the 1970s, peaking with the aching ballad (and eventual wedding standard) "You Are So Beautiful." After a brief hiatus, Cocker reemerged, duetting with Jennifer Warnes on "Up Where We Belong," the theme from AN OFFICER & A GENTLEMAN, one of the biggest hits of 1982.

Compilation Appearances

Muze Music Compilations Two Rooms-Songs Of Elton John & Bernie Taupin
Muze Music Compilations Nine & 1/2 Weeks
Muze Music Compilations Sleepless In Seattle
Muze Music Compilations Deuces Wild
Muze Music Compilations Love Album
Muze Music Compilations Woodstock: Music from the Original Soundtrack & More (Remastered)
Muze Music Compilations Best Of The 60's-Millennium Co
Muze Music Compilations All I Got
Muze Music Compilations Pure 80s Love: The No.01 Hits
Muze Music Compilations Big Chill (2-Disc Deluxe Edition) (Bonus Tracks)
Muze Music Compilations Easy Rider (2-Disc Deluxe Edition) (Bonus Tracks)
Muze Music Compilations Love Lifts Us Up: collection 1969-1983
Muze Music Compilations Layer Cake
Muze Music Compilations Gold(2cd)
Muze Music Compilations PARTY TYME KARAOKE: LOVE SONGS
Muze Music Compilations Gold: 80's
Muze Music Compilations Unforgettable
Muze Music Compilations Casey Kasem: Driving In The 70's
Muze Music Compilations 80's Pop Number 1's
Muze Music Compilations Gold:crusaders
Muze Music Compilations Across The Universe
Muze Music Compilations House
Muze Music Compilations Across The Universe - Deluxe Edition (2-Disc)
Muze Music Compilations Flower Power:california Dreamin
Muze Music Compilations Easy 80S
Muze Music Compilations Singers Songwriters
Muze Music Compilations A m 50:Anniversary Collection
Muze Music Compilations Singers Songwriters:1974-1975
Muze Music Compilations Romantically Yours
Muze Music Compilations 20 Feet From Stardom (Ost)
Muze Music Compilations That Lovin Feelin:best Of Blue Eyed S
Muze Music Compilations Still Within The Sound Of My Voice
Muze Music Compilations ICON:CLASSIC ROCK

Technical Info

Music Release Date Release Date : 10/05/1999
Music Original Release Date Original Release Date : 1970
Music CatalogId Catalog ID : 4904492
Music Label Name Label : A&M (USA)
Music Number of Discs Number of Discs : 1
Music Studio or Live Studio/Live : Live
Music Mono or Stereo Mono/Stereo : Stereo
Music SPAR code SPAR Code : AAD
Music UPC UPC : 00606949044923

Professional Reviews

Rolling Stone (p.98)
- 4 stars out of 5 -- "When Cocker scores in the late shows with the Beatles's 'With a Little Help From My Friends,' it is with the grateful howl of a man who knows how lucky he is."

Q (4/97, p.142)
- 5 Stars (out of 5)
- "...there's an organised abandonment and sense of spiritual pilgrimage in this set that remains virtually unrivalled."

Q (4/97, p.142)
- 5 Stars (out of 5)
- "...there's an organised abandonment and sense of spiritual pilgrimage in this set that remains virtually unrivalled."

Mojo (Publisher)
(p.146)
- 4 stars out of 5 -- "MAD DOGS finds a heroically knackered Cocker rising to the occasion; by turns stenorian and vulnerable -- often both -- against the swaggering rock big band."

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