Joe Cocker

UPDATED: Joe Cocker dead at 70

By Jesse Paul and Matt Miller Joe Cocker, the Grammy-winning British singer and longtime Colorado resident, died on Monday in the Centennial State after a long battle with small-cell lung cancer.

Live review: Joe Cocker @ Denver Botanic Gardens

Joe Cocker's trademark howl still resonates despite his 65 years. Photos by John Leyba, The Denver Post. Joe Cocker’s still got it. Almost 30 years have passed since Cocker’s infamous, subtitles-required appearance at Woodstock, and the “Sheffield Shouter”-turned-Colorado’s-own Crawford crooner can still dazzle a crowd with his rough-hewn garbling and soulful touch.

Steve Miller Band, Joe Cocker @ Red Rocks

[photopress:miller5.jpg,full,pp_image] Steve Miller Band jams during its Red Rocks show. Photos by Brian Carney. Graying but still ready to rock, 1960s-bred Woodstock icon and inimitable vocalist Joe Cocker and '70s mellow guitar god (and reigning classic-rock radio champ) Steve Miller took over Red Rocks Amphitheatre on July 31.

Marc Cohn, Aimee Mann @ Chautauqua Auditorium

[photopress:04_MarcCohn_AimeeMann_PJeye.jpg,full,pp_image] Photos by Mark T. Osler. By some yardsticks of “what constitutes alternative music” (say, highly structured blonde hair, a propensity to stand up in the middle of an opera and scream, “He said, 'Shut up!'”), Aimee Mann was at her most “alternative” in 1985.