Written by
Bob Stumpel

October 7

You Are So Beautiful (With Joe Cocker)

'83 TV ManWith Joe Cocker


Performed at the TV show Ray Charles – A Man And His Soul, taped at the Cocoanut Grove club in LA in the early summer of 1983, first aired on 30 October 1983.

In 1982 Cocker had recorded the duet Up Where We Belong with Jennifer Warnes for the soundtrack of An Officer and a Gentleman, winning an Academy Award for Best Original Song in ’83. Several days after the awards ceremony, Ray invited Cocker to perform You Are So Beautiful. Watch the footage here.


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