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Cocker known for 'unique voice and passionate delivery'

Cocker performing in Monte Carlo in 2011. Credit: Monte Carlo

Joe Cocker, who has passed away aged 70, was renowned for his "unique voice and passionate delivery", according to the singer's official website.

He had recorded no fewer than 23 studio albums, the last of which was 'Fire It Up' in 2012.

He had also set up a charitable foundation, the Cocker Kids Foundation in Colorado, aimed at "fostering accountability and responsibility in youth".

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