Singer Joe Cocker dies at 70 after battle with lung cancer

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Legendary “With a Little Help from My Friends” singer Joe Cocker has died after a long battle with lung cancer.

The British-born singer died at his home in Colorado.

He was 70-years-old.

Cocker was probably best known for his cover of the Beatles’, “With A Little Help From My Friends.”

He also won a Grammy for “Up Where We Belong,” a duet with Jennifer Warnes.

Cocker recorded 40 albums while touring into his 60’s.

He was knighted by Queen Elizabeth in 2007 for his music achievements.

“Goodbye and God bless to Joe Cocker from one of his friends peace and love,” Ringo Starr tweeted.

Watch Joe Cocker’s “With a Little Help From My Friends” performance at Woodstock:

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