EVERY BILLBOARD HOT 100 SINGLE 1970: #189: “THE LETTER”- JOE COCKER WITH LEON RUSSELL AND THE SHELTER PEOPLE

Joe Cocker - The Letter (1970, Vinyl) | Discogs

Every Billboard Hot 100 Single 1970: #189: “The Letter” – Joe Cocker with Leon Russell and The Shelter People- First debut single week of April 18, 1970.

  • Single:”The Letter”- Joe Cocker with Leon Russell and The Shelter People
  • Record Company- A&M
  • Genre: Rock
  • Written by Wayne Carson Thompson
  • Time: 4:10
  • B-side:” Space Captain”
  • Album- Mad Dogs And Englishmen
  • Grade: A
  • Peaked at #7 12 weeks in the Billboard Hot 100.

Joe Cocker from 1968-1990 had 21 Hot 100 singles with 9 making the Top 40. He had 1 #1 that was a duet with Jennifer Warnes in 1982- “Up Where We Belong.” He died of lung cancer in 2014 at the age of 70. “The Letter” is a remake of the Box Tops #1 hit from 1967.

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