The Voice – Joe Cocker – 1986



Album The Voice by Joe Cocker
Album The Voice by Joe Cocker

The Voice is the ninth studio album by British singer Joe Cocker, released in 1986. The album features a selection of covers and original songs, showcasing Cocker’s distinctive raspy voice and soulful style. The album includes some of Cocker’s most popular hits, such as “You Can Leave Your Hat On”, “Don’t You Love Me Anymore”, and “Shelter Me”. The album also features collaborations with other artists, such as Jennifer Warnes, Steve Winwood, and Bryan Adams. The Voice received positive reviews from critics, who praised Cocker’s vocal performance and the production quality. The album was a commercial success, reaching the top 10 in several countries and earning a platinum certification in the US. The Voice is considered one of Cocker’s best albums and a testament to his enduring talent and appeal.

The Voice is considered to be one of Cocker’s most successful albums. It has sold over 10 million copies worldwide and has helped to cement his reputation as one of the most iconic rock singers of all time.


  • Joe Cocker – lead vocals
  • Larry Marshall – keyboards, synthesizers, organ
  • Carl Marsh – Fairlight programming
  • Howie Hersh – keyboards, acoustic piano
  • Jeff Lorber – keyboards
  • Michael Moran – keyboards, bass
  • Jeff Bova – keyboards
  • Arthur Barrow – synthesizers, bass
  • Michael Boddicker – keyboards
  • Cliff Goodwin – guitar
  • Neal Schon – guitar
  • Dann Huff – guitar, additional guitar
  • Eddie Martinez – guitar
  • Richie Zito – guitar
  • Vito Sanfilippo – bass
  • Randy Jackson – bass
  • Bernard Edwards – bass
  • Eric Parker – drums
  • Anton Fig – drums
  • Mike Baird – drums
  • Mel Collins – saxophone
  • Joel Peskin – saxophone
  • Andrew Love – saxophone
  • Dick Hyde – trombone
  • Steve Madaio – trumpet

Source: Wikipedia

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