Joe Cocker

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File photo taken in 2012 shows Canadian singer and poet Leonard Cohen taking off his hat to salute in Paris.  Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Leonard Cohen, the legendary singer-songwriter whose work inspired generations, has died at the age of 82. A post to his official Facebook page anno(...)

Former Wings guitarist Henry McCullough, from Portstewart, Co Derry, who has died aged 72. File photograph: Ronnie Norton/PA Wire

Henry McCullough, the Northern Irish guitarist, singer and songwriter who was the only Irishman to play at Woodstock in 1969 and later with Paul McCar(...)

Rita Coolidge and Kris Kristofferson in 1977. Photograph: by Ron Galella/WireImage

In 1977, Rita Coolidge was 33 and one of the most in-demand rock vocalists in LA. The legendary Delta Lady of the song had won two Grammys for perfor(...)

Joe Cocker: played 65 dates in 57 days on his Mad Dogs and Englishmen tour. Photograph: Reuters/Santiago Ferrero

In a musical career lasting more than 50 years, Joe Cocker, who has died aged 70, bounced between the euphoria of chart-topping success and the misery(...)