Doug Parkinson Honours Joe Cocker

Australia's greatest soul voice Doug Parkinson presents the ultimate tribute to Joe Cocker.
A night of soul and rock classics, the electric current runs high, generated from the very talented 8 piece band and of course the powerful and unique voice of Doug Parkinson.
Joe Cocker was an irresistible force that combined a love of American soul music with standout interpretations and depth of feeling, terms often used to describe the soulful smoky voice of Australian singing legend Doug Parkinson.
Joe Cocker is most famous for what he did with other people’s songs Hitchcock Railway, Delta Lady, You Can Leave Your Hat On, She Came in through the Bathroom Window, The Letter,
You Are So Beautiful, Up Where We Belong and Cry Me A River.
Add in his famous gritty vocals and Cocker’s interpretations often surpassed the celebrated originals.
There couldn't be a more appropriate singer in Australia to showcase the ultimate tribute to Joe Cocker than the gravelly soulful voice of Australian singing legend Doug Parkinson, often described as exciting and impassioned and also a master of interpreting others’ songs.
A highlight of Doug Parkinson's show includes his own hit records, this includes the masterful and iconic hit record Dear Prudence, and his very own interpretations of other legendary artists Ray Charles, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Michael McDonald, the Beatles and The Great American Song Book, just to name a few.
If you love Joe Cocker’s voice and songs you will not want to miss this ultimate tribute.
Date: Saturday 23 June 2018
Location: Mildura Arts Centre
Time: 8pm
Duration: 150 minutes with interval
Tickets: Full Price $69.90, Concession $64.90, Group 10 + $59.90 pp
Mildura Rural City Council and Mildura Arts Centre

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