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The Best Joe Cocker Albums of All Time 

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Updated October 13, 2018 610 votes 205 voters 13.8k views

List Rules This list includes studio albums only, so if you add an album make sure it's a proper studio release.

Joe Cocker is considered one of the best rock guitarists of all time. List of the best Joe Cocker albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Joe Cocker discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Joe Cocker albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Joe Cocker singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Joe Cocker album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Joe Cocker album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you simply want to know, "What is the Best Joe Cocker album of all time?" or "What are the top Joe Cocker albums?" then this list will answer your questions. Joe Cocker had a unique and interesting voice, which he displayed along his guitar skills throughout a series of great albums. Though none may be considered the best albums of all time, he certainly made some incredible music. Albums here include everything from Unchain My Heart to Joe Cocker!

This list of popular Joe Cocker CDs has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. 

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With A Little Help From ... is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Joe Cocker Albums of All Time
By Joe Cocker (1969); Tracks: Sandpaper Cadillac, Feeling Alright & Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood

Genres (Music): Rock music, Blues

2
Joe Cocker is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Joe Cocker Albums of All Time
By Joe Cocker (1969); Tracks: Darling Be Home Soon, Something & Delta Lady

Genres (Music): Rock music

3
I Can Stand a Little Rai... is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Joe Cocker Albums of All Time
By Joe Cocker (1974); Tracks: Don't Forget Me, You Are So Beautiful & Guilty

Genres (Music): Rock music

4
Unchain My Heart is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Joe Cocker Albums of All Time
By Joe Cocker (1987); Tracks: Isolation, Two Wrongs & All Our Tomorrows

Producer: Dan Hartman, Charlie Midnight

Length (mins): 00:42:36

Genres (Music): Rock music

5
Sheffield Steel is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Joe Cocker Albums of All Time
By Joe Cocker (1982); Tracks: Just Like Always, Shocked & Seven Days

Genres (Music): Blues-rock, Soft rock

6
Civilized Man is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Joe Cocker Albums of All Time
By Joe Cocker (1984); Tracks: A Girl Like You, There Goes My Baby & Come on In

Length (mins): 00:36:49

Genres (Music): Rock music, Pop music

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Joe Cocker is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Joe Cocker Albums of All Time
By Joe Cocker (1972); Tracks: St. James Infirmary, Midnight Rider & Black-Eyed Blues

Genres (Music): Blues-rock, Southern rock

8
Jamaica Say You Will is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Joe Cocker Albums of All Time
By Joe Cocker (1975); Tracks: If I Love You, Forgive Me Now & Lucinda

Genres (Music): Rock music

9
Organic is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Joe Cocker Albums of All Time
By Joe Cocker (1996); Tracks: You Are So Beautiful, Into the Mystic & Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood

Genres (Music): Rock music

10
Cocker is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Joe Cocker Albums of All Time
By Joe Cocker (1986); Tracks: Don’t You Love Me Anymore, Love Is on a Fade & Shelter Me

Genres (Music): Adult contemporary music

11
Fire It Up is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Joe Cocker Albums of All Time
By Joe Cocker (2012); Tracks: Weight of the World, You Don't Need a Million Dollars & Let Love Decide

Genres (Music): Rock music, Blues

12
Stingray is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Joe Cocker Albums of All Time
By Joe Cocker (1976); Tracks: Worrier, The Man in Me & You Come Along

Genres (Music): Rock music, Reggae

13
Luxury You Can Afford is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Joe Cocker Albums of All Time
By Joe Cocker (1978); Tracks: Lady Put the Light Out, What You Did to Me Last Night & Wasted Years
14
Heart & Soul is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Joe Cocker Albums of All Time
By Joe Cocker (2004); Tracks: I Keep Forgetting, I Who Have Nothing & Love Don’t Live Here Anymore

Genres (Music): Rock music

15
One Night of Sin is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Joe Cocker Albums of All Time
By Joe Cocker (1989); Tracks: I’m Your Man, Fever & I Will Live for You

Genres (Music): Rock music

16
Hard Knocks is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Joe Cocker Albums of All Time
By Joe Cocker (2010); Tracks: Hard Knocks, So & Unforgiven

Genres (Music): Rock music, Blues

17
Night Calls is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Joe Cocker Albums of All Time
By Joe Cocker (1991); Tracks: Unchain My Heart, When The Night Comes & Out of the Rain

Genres (Music): Rock music

18
Across From Midnight is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Joe Cocker Albums of All Time
By Joe Cocker (1997); Tracks: Need Your Love So Bad, That’s All I Need to Know & The Last One to Know

Length (mins): 00:54:38

Genres (Music): Rock music

19
Respect Yourself is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Joe Cocker Albums of All Time
By Joe Cocker (2002); Tracks: Every Time It Rains, You Can't Have My Heart & It's Only Love

Genres (Music): Rock music

20
Have a Little Faith is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Joe Cocker Albums of All Time
By Joe Cocker (1994); Tracks: The Simple Things, Have a Little Faith in Me & Summer in the City

Length (mins): 00:57:14

Genres (Music): Rock music

21
No Ordinary World is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Joe Cocker Albums of All Time
By Joe Cocker (1999); Tracks: She Believes in Me, Love to Lean On & Where Would I Be Now

Genres (Music): Rock music

22
Hymn for My Soul is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Joe Cocker Albums of All Time
By Joe Cocker (2007); Tracks: Ring Them Bells, Long as I Can See the Light & Rivers Invitation

Genres (Music): Rock music, Blues