With a Little Help From My Friends- The Beatles

What would you think if I sang out of tune,
Would you stand up and walk out on me?


With a Little Help From My Friends is written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney's the Beatles for the album Sgt Pepper's lonely Hearts Club Band in 1967. The song is sung by Ringgo Starr, the band's drummer.



One of the best cover of this song is a cover by Joe Cocker. Joe Cocker covered the song in 1968 and peaked the chart position in UK. Joe Cocker's version was a little bit slower than the original, using different chords and composition with a very long organ intro at the beginning by Tommy Eyre. Tommy Eyre was a keyboardist from England, who appeared on many records of different artists such as Joe Cocker, Gary Moore, B.B. King, John Mayall, Tracy Chapman and Wham!.

In 1969 Cocker by performed the song at Woodstock with Procol Harum's B.J. Wilson and Led Zeppelin's Jimmy Page. The performance is included the documentary film, Woodstock.

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