Singer Joe Cocker Dead at 70 After Losing Battle to Lung Cancer

December 22, 2014 7:00 PM

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Singer Joe Cocker Dead at 70 After Losing Battle to Lung Cancer

Joe Cocker has died, E! News confirms. The late British rocker, who is perhaps best known for his cover of The Beatles "With a Little Help From Friends," which he performed live at Woodstock in 1969, passed away after losing his battle to cancer, Time reports. His management staff also confirmed to Time that the singer died in his Colorado home.

Per BBC News, Cocker's agent Barrie Marshall released a statement in which he described the musician as "simply unique" and noted that "it will be impossible to fill the space he leaves in our hearts."

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