Joe Cocker in Prague

JoeCockerUltimate Joe Cocker comes to present his new album Hymn for my soul on 12th December to Prague. This charismatic British singer is called “the father of white soul”. He will play music from his new album and also songs which made him famous.

Joe Cocker was born in Sheffield, England on May 20, 1944. In 1966, by day he worked as an apprentice gas fitter and by night he became Vance Arnold, and sang with The Avengers in rough Sheffield pubs in a dark suit and a bow tie. In 1963 his big moment came. They forerunned The Rolling Stones in Sheffield City Hall and brought the house down. In 1967 Cocker released his first single, a cover-version of The Beatles “I’ll Cry Instead”. His band Joe Cocker Big Blue got a large following.

Then Joe met the man called the greatest musician in the world, Chris Stainton. With Chris The Grease Band was formed. Joe sang at rock festivals and concerts all over the world. In 1987 he married Pam, a suppoting wife, according to his words. On his official websites you can read that among many prestigious shows, he has played for British royalty at a “Princes Trust Gala,” “Nelson Mandela’s Birthday Concert,” the “Konzert for Berlin” that celebrated the breaching of the Wall and, in his adopted homeland of America, the inauguration ceremony for President George Bush.

So come and see this rock legend in Sazka Arena in Prague. Buy the tickets in Sazkaticket and Ticketrpo. Prices range from 790 CZK (26,3 €)to 1290 CZK (43 €).

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