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Casey Abrams's segment kicks off with Joe Cocker's name being plentifully invoked as Casey's role model - he loves him from "The Wonder Years" and, besides, Cocker's "got that growl in his voice, and he doesn't look that hot either," Casey explains.
But when Casey hits the stage, his voice turns out to be more like Cocker's after a quart of hot lemon tea.
He persistently rebuffed Cocker's attempts to decode his songwriting, warning him: "We've got to be careful analysing these sacred mechanics because somebody will throw a monkey wrench into the thing and neither of us will ever write a line again."
Leonard Cohen shows there's life in the old dog yet with launch of new album
As this new album makes clear, he was a punk eclectic with a heart of golden oldies and Joe Cocker's pipes.
After thrilling the judges with his rendition of Joe Cocker's "With A Little Help From My Friends" on Wednesday, Abrams was M.I.A. from last night's results show.
Taking on Joe Cocker's "With a Little Help from My Friends," the fuzzy goofball with the passing resemblance to Seth Rogen scorched it up after a cheesy start, sitting on those giant Idol steps by not impersonating Cocker's jerky style or haggard rasp.
Erol Alkan and Boys Noize provide the dirty electro tweaks that contrast beautifully with Cocker's spoken recitation of Cohen's lyrics, as if at 2:17am you'd stumbled into a grotty nightclub beloved of German drug monkeys only to find a sophisticated poetry reading.
Before he led Joe Cocker's band for his "Mad Dogs and Englishmen" tour and found public acclaim as a songwriter and singer, Mr. Russell owned his own label and tried to sign Elton John.
The art -- popularly traced to Joe Cocker's legendary, whacked-out Woodstock performance -- usually involves mimicking the motions of a song's lead guitarist, complete with power chords, picking and solos.
Air Apparent: Lance Kasten won't stop rocking until he becomes national champion of the make-believe art of air guitar
"Struck by Lightning" would be particularly marvelous, though, because the opening credits - about a guy who inherits what turns out to be Dr. Frankenstein's old castle - is Joe Cocker's "You Are So Beautiful" combined with shocks of the horrific Frankenstein monster.
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