The man and I chatted a few more minutes before he and his cocker
headed off in their canoe.
Like humans, who share certain common traits, there are common generalizations that all cockers
are intelligent, love to please their owners, trainable, great flush and retrieve dogs for hunters, lovers not fighters and merry.
According to one story, Cocker
respectfully said,"There's some around here somewhere" when officers asked him if he had consumed marijuana.
McCartney said Cocker
had turned With A Little Help From My Friends into a soul anthem "and I was forever grateful for him for doing that".
Edgar Berger, chairman of Sony Music Entertainment, said: "Joe Cocker
is a legendary artist of rock and blues history and yet he was one of the most humble men I've ever met.
| He was perhaps best known for his cover of The Beatles' song With A Little Help From My Friends, which reached number one in the UK in 1968.
Beatles drummer Ringo Starr paid tribute to his friend, saying: "Goodbye and God bless to Joe Cocker
from one of his friends, peace and love.
A recording and touring artist in the 1970s, Cocker
struggled with alcohol and drug abuse.
In 1969, at the end of The Move's one and only tour of the USA, we performed four nights at the legendary Fillmore West in San Francisco along with Joe Cocker
and Little Richard.
By using a crowdfunding platform Mr Cocker
and his co-founder Dafydd Griffiths hope to open up investment to anyone, wherever they happen to be in the UK.
Searches for cocker
spaniels on the Kennel Club's Find a Puppy service increased by almost 50 per cent in January and February, compared to November and December last year.
She was injured and neglected, but here's the happy ending: She was flown to Cocker
Spaniel Rescue of New England and has now found a permanent, loving home.
is renowned for his soulful rasp and enthusiasm on stage and he did not disappoint a sell-out crowd of close to 5,000 fans by whipping up a storm of vocal sound that echoed down decades of pop music culture.
CHART star Jarvis Cocker
is turning to classical music - as narrator of Prokofiev's Peter And The Wolf.
By purchasing it, the city saves nearly $250,000 annually in operating expenses, Cocker