Advance Order! Tribute: Cocker Power
Celebrating the 50th year anniversary of the legendary 1970 Joe Cocker Mad Dogs & Englishman tour through the iconic archives of tour photographer, Linda Wolf. Plus additional documentary photos & stories from the 2015 tribute concert with Tedeschi Trucks Band and original tour alumni at the Lockn’ Festival.
“There are a lot of photographers who tell great stories with their images, but Linda Wolf sings great songs with hers. And not just any songs―hers are raw, intense, Piece ‘o My Heart songs that slip through the mind-body veil and go straight to your soul. In part that comes from her being an amazing photographer, but more than anything it comes from her ability to turn an almost daily diary of life with some of the most iconic musicians of our time into poetry that goes beyond the visible spectrum. Most of us will never know what life for a band on the road is really like, but this book may be as close as we’ll ever get to experiencing it ourselves. Everything is there: bad things, good things, crazy things, real things. Sometimes all at once. She chronicles the excitement and the emotions of being on the Joe Cocker Mad Dogs & Englishmen tour from every possible view point―on stage, in hotel rooms, buses, rooftops, homes―all with loving joy and fierce honesty, and does the same with the 2015 reunion/tribute concert with the Tedeschi Trucks Band and friends. Linda doesn’t hide behind her work by trying to make a story different from what it was. She lived the stories, and now she and her friends are telling them.” – Tim Greyhavens
Edited by Linda Wolf & Mimi DeBlasio
With an introduction by Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks
Designed by Vanderbyl Design
340 pages, hard cover, cloth bound, dust jacket, and off-set lithography
Black & White archival and digital photography, with stories and vignettes by members of the original alumni and Tedeschi Trucks Band & friends.
Tribute: Cocker Power is a true labor of love to all who played a part in these exceptional times in the history of music and culture, and to everyone, collectively, who played their part in making it all happen.