Joe Cocker ‎– Ultimate Collection

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Hip-O Records ‎– B0001572-02, A&M Records ‎– B0001572-02
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1 Joe Cocker With A Little Help From My Friends
Backing Vocals – Madeleine Bell*, Rosetta Hightower, Sunny Weetman*Bass – Chris StaintonDrums – B.J. WilsonEngineer [Mixing] – Tony ViscontiGuitar – Jimmy PageOrgan – Tommy EyreProducer – Denny CordellWritten-By – John Lennon / Paul McCartney*
5:12
2 Joe Cocker Feelin' Alright
Backing Vocals – Brenda Holloway, Merry Clayton, Patrice HollowayBass – Carol KayeDrums – Paul Humphries*Engineer [Mixing] – Tony ViscontiGuitar – David CohenPercussion [Tumba], Maracas – Laudir*Piano – Artie ButlerProducer – Denny CordellWritten-By – Dave Mason
4:08
3 Joe Cocker Delta Lady
Arranged By – Chris Stainton, Leon Russell, The Grease BandBacking Vocals – Bonnie Bramlett, Merry Clayton, Patrice Holloway, Rita Coolidge, Shirley Matthews*Bass – Alan SpennerDrums – Bruce Rowland, Paul Humphries*Engineer [A&m Studios] – Henry LewyEngineer [Sunset Sound Studios] – Brian IngoldsbyGuitar – Clarence White (2), Henry McCullough, Sneaky Pete KleinowPercussion – Milt HollandPiano, Organ, Guitar – Chris Stainton, Leon RussellProducer – Denny Cordell, Leon RussellRemix, Engineer [Mastering] – Glyn JohnsWritten-By – Leon Russell
2:50
4 Joe Cocker She Came In Through The Bathroom Window
Arranged By – Chris Stainton, Leon Russell, The Grease BandBacking Vocals – Bonnie Bramlett, Merry Clayton, Patrice Holloway, Rita Coolidge, Shirley Matthews*Bass – Alan SpennerDrums – Bruce Rowland, Paul Humphries*Engineer [A&m Studios] – Henry LewyEngineer [Sunset Sound Studios] – Brian IngoldsbyGuitar – Clarence White (2), Henry McCullough, Sneaky Pete KleinowPercussion – Milt HollandPiano, Organ, Guitar – Chris Stainton, Leon RussellProducer – Denny Cordell, Leon RussellRemix, Engineer [Mastering] – Glyn JohnsWritten-By – John Lennon / Paul McCartney*
2:37
5 Joe Cocker The Letter (Live)
Arranged By [Musical Arrangements] – Chris Stainton, Leon RussellBass – Carl RadleChoir – Bobby Jones (4), Claudia Linnear*, Daniel Moore, Don Preston (2), Donna Washburn, Donna Weiss, Matthew Moore, Nicole Barclay*, Pamela Polland, Rita CoolidgeCongas – Bobby TorresDrums – Jim Gordon, Jim KeltnerEngineer [Location Engineer] – Eddie KramerEngineer [Mixdown And Mastering] – Glyn JohnsGuitar, Piano – Leon RussellPercussion – Sandy KonikoffPercussion, Drums – Chuck BlackwellPiano, Organ – Chris StaintonRhythm Guitar – Don Preston (2)Saxophone [Tenor] – Bobby KeysTrumpet – Jim PriceWritten-By – Wayne Carson Thompson
4:22
6 Joe Cocker Cry Me A River (Live)
Arranged By [Musical Arrangements] – Chris Stainton, Leon RussellBass – Carl RadleChoir – Bobby Jones (4), Claudia Linnear*, Daniel Moore, Don Preston (2), Donna Washburn, Donna Weiss, Matthew Moore, Nicole Barclay*, Pamela Polland, Rita CoolidgeCongas – Bobby TorresDrums – Jim Gordon, Jim KeltnerEngineer [Location Engineer] – Eddie KramerEngineer [Mixdown And Mastering] – Glyn JohnsGuitar, Piano – Leon RussellPercussion – Sandy KonikoffPercussion, Drums – Chuck BlackwellPiano, Organ – Chris StaintonProducer – Denny Cordell, Leon RussellRhythm Guitar – Don Preston (2)Saxophone [Tenor] – Bobby KeysTrumpet – Jim PriceWritten-By – Arthur Hamilton
3:56
7 Joe Cocker You Are So Beautiful
Bass – Dave McDanielEngineer – Rob FraboniPiano – Nicky HopkinsProducer, Arranged By – Jim PriceWritten-By – Billy Preston, Bruce Fisher
2:39
8 Joe Cocker With The Crusaders I'm So Glad I'm Standing Here Today
Drums – "Stix" HooperKeyboards – Joe SampleProducer – "Stix" Hooper, Joe Sample, Wilton FelderSaxophone – Wilton FelderWritten-By – Joe Sample, Will Jennings
4:59
9 Joe Cocker Sweet Little Woman
Bass – Robbie ShakespeareDrums – Sly DunbarEngineer [Recording] – Alex Sadkin, Benji Armbrister*Guitar – Adrian Belew, Barry Reynolds, Mikey ChungKeyboards – Wally BadarouPercussion – Sticky Thompson*Producer – Alex Sadkin, Chris BlackwellVocals – Jimmy Cliff, Robbie ShakespeareWritten-By – Andy Fraser
4:01
10 Joe Cocker Many Rivers To Cross
Bass – Robbie ShakespeareDrums – Sly DunbarEngineer [Recording] – Alex Sadkin, Benji Armbrister*Guitar – Barry Reynolds, Mikey ChungKeyboards – Wally BadarouPercussion – Sticky Thompson*Producer – Alex Sadkin, Chris BlackwellWritten-By – Jimmy Cliff
3:44
11 Joe Cocker Duet With Jennifer Warnes Up Where We Belong
Bass – Abraham LaborielDrums – Ndugo*Guitar – Louis Shelton*Keyboards – Bobby Lyle, Robbie Bucchanan*Percussion – Paulinho Da CostaProducer – Stewart LevineWritten-By – Buffy Sainte-Marie, Jack Nitzsche, Will Jennings
3:53
12 Joe Cocker Shelter Me
Bass – Vito SanfilippoDrums – Eric ParkerGuitar – Cliff GoodwinKeyboards – Larry Marshall (6)Producer, Engineer – Terry ManningSaxophone – Mel CollinsWritten-By – Nick Di Stefano*
4:21
13 Joe Cocker You Can Leave Your Hat On
Backing Vocals – The Waters SistersBacking Vocals [The Waters Sisters] – Julia Waters Tillman*, Maxine Green, Maxine WatersDrums – Michael Baird*Engineer – Brian ReevesGuitar – Richie ZitoHorns – Dick "Slide" Hyde*, Joel Peskin, Steve MadaioProducer – Richie ZitoSynthesizer, Bass – Arthur BarrowWritten-By – Randy Newman
4:14
14 Joe Cocker Unchain My Heart (90's Version)
Backing Vocals – Benny Diggs, Tawatha Agee*, Veneese Thomas*Bass – T.M. StevensDrums – David BealGuitar – Phil GrandeHorns [Uptown Horns] – Arno Hecht, Robert Funk*, Crispin Cioe, Hollywood Paul Litteral*Horns, Arranged By – Uptown HornsKeyboards – Jeff LevineProducer – Charlie MidnightRemix, Producer [Additional Production] – Chris Lord-AlgeSaxophone [Tenor] – Clarence Clemmons*Written-By – B. Sharp*, F. James*
5:03
15 Joe Cocker When The Night Comes
Backing Vocals – Curtis King, Tawatha Agee*, Veneese Thomas*Bass – T.M. StevensDrums – David BealEngineer, Producer [Associate Producer] – John RolloGuitar – Phil GrandeGuitar [Rhythm] – Bryan AdamsOrgan – Chris StaintonPiano – Jeff LevineProducer – Charlie MidnightWritten-By – Adams*, Warren*, Vallance*
3:58
16 Joe Cocker Now That The Magic Has Gone
Bass – Neil StubenhausDrums – Mike BairdExecutive Producer – Roger DaviesGuitar – Phil GrandeProducer, Engineer, Mixed By – Chris Lord-AlgeWritten-by, Keyboards, Guitar [Lead], Backing Vocals – John Miles
4:38
17 Joe Cocker Summer In The City
Arranged By – Jeffrey (C.J.) Vanston*Backing Vocals – Carmen Twillie, Julia Waters, Maxine WatersBass – Bob FeitDrums – Jack BrunoExecutive Producer – Joe CockerGuitar – Tim PierceOrgan, Synthesizer, Arranged By [Horns, Strings] – C.J. Vanston*Percussion – Lenny CastroPiano [Wurlitzer] – Chris StaintonProducer – Chris Lord-Alge, Roger DaviesRecorded By, Mixed By – Chris Lord-AlgeSaxophone – Don Shelton (2)Trombone – Alen Iles*Trumpet – Rick Baptist, Wayne BergeronWritten-By – John Sebastian, Mark Sebastian, Steve Boone
3:52
18 Joe Cocker Have A Little Faith In Me
Arranged By – Jeffrey (C.J.) Vanston*Backing Vocals – Alexandra Brown*, Marlena Jeter, Mortonette JenkinsBass – Bob FeitDrums – Jack BrunoExecutive Producer – Joe CockerGuitar – Tim PierceOrgan, Synthesizer – C.J. Vanston*Percussion – Lenny CastroPiano – Chris StaintonProducer – Chris Lord-AlgeWritten-By – John Hiatt
4:39
19 Joe Cocker Sail Away
Acoustic Guitar – Dean ParksArranged By [Strings], Conductor – David CampbellBass – James "Hutch" Hutchinson*Cello – Rudy SteinCello, Accordion – Suzy Katayama*Drums, Percussion – Jim Keltner, Kenny AronoffElectric Guitar – Johnny Lee SchellOrgan [Hammond B-3] – Billy PrestonProducer – Don WasRecorded By, Mixed By – Rik PekkonenSynthesizer – Jamie MuhoberacViola – Evan WilsonViolin – Peter Kent (2), Sid PageWritten-By, Piano – Randy Newman
3:00
20 Joe Cocker First We Take Manhattan
Backing Vocals – Helen Hampton, Katie Kissoon, Mary CareweBass – David Catlin-Birch*, Neil StubenhausDrums – Jeremy StaceyGuitar – Steve McEwan, Steve Power, Tim PierceOrgan [Hammond] – John Savannagh*Percussion – Andy DuncanPiano – Chris Elliot*Producer – Steve PowerSteel Guitar [Pedal] – Melvyn Duffy*Synthesizer – Spike EdneyWritten-By – Leonard Cohen
3:41

Credits

  • Art DirectionVartan (4)
  • Compilation ProducerBill Levenson
  • Designt42design
  • Executive Producer – Pat Lawrence
  • Management [Art And Production Manager]Michele Horie
  • Management [Licensing]Robin Schwartz
  • Management [Product]Adam Starr
  • Mastered ByEllen Fitton
  • Photography [Digipak & Booklet Cover] – Herb Ritts
  • Photography [Page 10] – Waring Abbott
  • Photography [Pages 13 & 14] – Henry Diltz
  • Photography [Pages 5 & 7] – Jim McCrary

Notes

Mastered at Universal Mastering Studios East.

Photography: pages 2 & 9 courtesy of Michael Ochs Archives; booklet backcover: A&M Archives.

<i>Track 1</i> recorded at Olympic Studios, London and Trident Studios, London during 1968. From the A&M album "With A Little Help From My Friends", released May 1969.
<i>Track 2</i> recorded at A&M Studios, Los Angeles, September 1968. From the A&M album "With A Little Help From My Friends", released May 1969.
<i>Tracks 3 and 4</i> from the A&M album "Joe Cocker!", released November 1969.
<i>Tracks 5 and 6</i> recorded on March 27-28, 1970 at Fillmore East, New York. From the A&M album "Mad Dogs & Englishmen", released September 1970.
<i>Track 7</i> recorded at The Village Recorder, West Los Angeles, California, early 1974. Mixed at The Village Recorder, West Los Angeles, California. From the A&M album "I Can Stand A Little Rain", released August 1974.
<i>Track 8</i> from the MCA album "The Crusaders - Standing Tall", released October 1981.
<i>Tracks 9 and 10</i> recorded at Compass Point Studios, Nassau, Bahamas. From the Island album "Sheffield Steel", released July 1982.
<i>Track 11</i> from the soundtrack album "An Officer And A Gentleman", released November 1982.
<i>Track 12</i> recorded at Ardent Studios, Memphis. From the Capitol album "Cocker", released March 1986.
<i>Track 13</i> recorded at Oasis Recording Studios, Universal City and Ocean Way Recording, Hollywood. From the Capitol album "Cocker", released March 1986.
<i>Track 14</i>: Original version appears on the Capitol album "Unchain My Heart", released October 1987. 90's version from the Capitol album "The Best Of Joe Cocker", released March 1993.
<i>Track 15</i> from the Capitol album "One Night Of Sin", released August 1989.
<i>Track 16</i> recorded at The Village Recorder, West Los Angeles. Mixed at Image Studios, Los Angeles. From the Capitol album "Night Calls", released July 1992.
<i>Tracks 17 and 18</i> recorded at Record Plant, A&M Studios and Image Recording, Los Angeles. From the Sony Music Entertainment album "Have A Little Faith", released September 1994.
<i>Track 19</i> recorded and mixed at Ocean Way, Hollywood, CA. From the Sony Music Entertainment album "Organic", released October 1996.
<i>Track 20</i> recorded at Metropolis Studios, London and Record Plant, Los Angeles. From the Eagle Records album "No Ordinary World", released August 2000.

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