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In August 1974.

In August 1974, “A&M” label released “I Can Stand a Little Rain”, the fourth Joe Cocker studio album. It was recorded 1973 – 1974, at “The Village Recorder” in Los Angeles, and was produced by Jim Price.


  • Joe Cocker – lead vocals
  • Henry McCullough, Cornell Dupree, Jay Graydon, Ralph Hammer, Ray Palmer, Ray Parker, Jr.– guitar
  • Chuck Rainey, Clydie King, Dave McDaniel, Chris Stewart – bass
  • Bernard “Pretty” Purdie, Ollie E. Brown, Jeff Porcaro, Denny Seiwell, Jimmy Karstein – drums
  • Randy Newman, Nicky Hopkins, Greg Mathieson, Jimmy Webb, Jim Price, David Paich, Richard Tee, Peggy Sandvig – keyboards
  • Jim Horn, Trevor Lawrence – saxophone
  • Stuart Blumberg, Steve Madaio – trumpet
  • Mayo Tiana, Jim Price– trombone
  • Merry Clayton, Venetta Fields, Sherlie Matthews, Daniel Moore- backing vocals
  • Jim Price, Jimmy Webb– arrangements
  • Engineers, recording, mixing – Rob Fraboniand Nat Jeffrey, Joe Tuzen, Mario Aglietti, Rick Heenan, J.J. Jansen, Carlton Lee, Ken Klinger, Zak Zenor
  • Mastered by Kent Duncan
  • Steve Vaughan – photography

Track listing:

  1. Put Out the Light – Daniel Moore
  2. I Can Stand a Little Rain – Jim Price
  3. I Get Mad – Joe Cocker, Jim Price
  4. Sing Me a Song – Henry McCullough
  5. The Moon Is a Harsh Mistress – Jimmy Webb
  6. Don’t Forget Me – Harry Nilsson
  7. You Are So Beautiful – Billy Preston, Bruce Fisher
  8. It’s a Sin (When You Love Somebody) – Jimmy Webb
  9. Performance – Allen Toussaint
  10. Guilty – Randy Newman

On May 1, 1990.


On May 1, 1990, “Chrysalis” label released “Charmed Life”, the fourth Billy Idol studio album. It was recorded 1989 – 1990, and was produced by Keith Forsey.The album has been certified Platinum in the US by the “RIAA”.

Track listing:

  • Billy Idol – vocals, guitar, horn arrangement
  • Mark Younger-Smith – guitar, bass guitar
  • Phil Soussan– bass guitar
  • Jimmy Johnson– bass guitar
  • Phil Shenale – bass guitar, programming
  • Vito – bass guitar
  • Arthur Barrow – keyboards, programming
  • Greg Mathieson – keyboards
  • Mike Baird– drums
  • Keith Forsey– drums

Track listing:

  1. The Loveless – Billy Idol, Mark Younger-Smith
  2. Pumping on Steel – Billy Idol, Mark Younger-Smith
  3. Prodigal Blues – Billy Idol
  4. L.A. Woman – John Densmore, Robby Krieger, Ray Manzarek, Jim Morrison
  5. Trouble with the Sweet Stuff – Billy Idol, Mark Younger-Smith, Keith Forsey, Dave Concors
  6. Cradle of Love – Billy Idol, David Werner
  7. Mark of Caine – Billy Idol
  8. Endless Sleep – Dolores Nance, Jody Reynolds
  9. Love Unchained – Billy Idol
  10. The Right Way – Billy Idol
  11. License to Thrill – Keith Forsey, Billy Idol