You Are So Beautiful – Joe Cocker

January 25, 2022

Today’s song of the day is “You Are So Beautiful” by Joe Cocker. 

The song was first written by Billy Preston and Bruce Fisher and was then first released in the year 1974 on Billy Preston’s 9th studio album.

Fun Facts:

  • Billy Preston wrote the song as a tribute to his mother.
  • The legend surrounding the song claims that Dennis Wilson of the beach boys helped Billy Preston complete it.
  • Later in the year 1974, Joe Cocker released a slower version of “You Are So Beautiful” on his album I Can Stand a Little Rain.
  • Joe Cocker was an English singer who was well known for his distinct gritty and bluesy voice as well as his dynamic stage presence accompanied by his expressive movements.
  • He was born on May 20, 1944, and died on December 22, 2014.
  • He was married to his spouse Pam Backer.
  • John Robert, “Joe” Cocker, became famous when his version of “With a Little Help from My Friends” hit number 1.
  • Joe Cocker’s highest-charting solo became “You Are So Beautiful” when it hit number one on the United States Billboard Hot 100.
  • Joe Cocker sang the song at Billy Preston’s funeral in the year 2006.
  • “You Are so Beautiful” by Joe Cocker was one of the most recognized songs in America.
  • This version of the song was produced by Jim price.
  • Joe Coker was not only an English singer but was also a composer, actor and musician.
  • He died with a whopping net worth of $60 million.

Lyrics:

(LyricFind)

You are so beautiful

To me

You are so beautiful

To me

Can’t you see

You’re everything I hoped for

You’re everything I need

You are so beautiful

To me

You are so wonderful

To me

You are so wonderful

To me

Can’t you see

You’re everything I hoped for

You’re everything I need

You are so wonderful

To me

You are so beautiful

To me

You are so beautiful

To me

Can’t you see

You’re everything I hoped for

You’re everything I need

You are so beautiful

To me

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