1974 Joe Cocker – I Can Stand A Little Rain

I Can Stand a Little Rain is the fourth studio album by Joe Cocker, released in 1974.

It features the single “You Are So Beautiful”, which reached No. 5 on the Billboard Hot 100, proving this album to eventually become a hit.

Tracks

Put Out The Light (Daniel Moore) 4:12
2  I Can Stand A Little Rain (Jim Price) 3:35
3  I Get Mad (Joe Cocker, Jim Price) 3:38
4  Sing Me A Song (Henry McCullough) 2:27
5  The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress (Jimmy Webb) 3:35
6  Don’t Forget Me (Harry Nilsson) 3:22
7  You Are So Beautiful (Billy Preston, Bruce Fisher) 2:45
It’s A Sin When You Love Somebody (Jimmy Webb) 3:50
9  Performance (Allen Toussaint) 4:39
10  Guilty (Randy Newman) 2:49

Musicians

1 Put Out The Light

BassDave McDaniel
DrumsOllie E. Brown
GuitarRay Parker Jr
GuitarRalph Hammer
PianoDavid Paich
SaxJim Horn
SaxTrevor Lawrence
TrumpetStu Blumberg
TrumpetSteve Madaio
TromboneMayo Tiana
TromboneJim Price
Background VocalsDaniel Moore


2 I Can Stand A Little Rain

BassDave McDaniel
DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
GuitarJay Graydon
GuitarHenry McCullough
PianoNicky Hopkins
Background VocalsMerry Clayton
Background VocalsClydie King
Background VocalsVenetta Fields
Background VocalsSherlie Matthews


3 I Get Mad

BassChuck Rainey
DrumsBernard Purdie
GuitarCornell Dupree
OrganRichard Tee
PianoRichard Tee
SaxJim Horn
SaxTrevor Lawrence
TrumpetStu Blumberg
TrumpetSteve Madaio
TromboneMayo Tiana
TromboneJim Price


4 Sing Me A Song

BassChris Stewart
DrumsJimmy Karstein
OrganJim Price
PianoJim Price
GuitarJay Graydon
Background VocalsClydie King
Background VocalsVenetta Fields
Background VocalsSherlie Matthews


5 The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress

PianoJimmy Webb


6 Don’t Forget Me

BassChris Stewart
DrumsJeffrey Porcaro
GuitarHenry McCullough
OrganPeggy Sandvig
PianoNicky Hopkins


7 You Are So Beautiful

BassDave McDaniel
PianoNicky Hopkins


8 It’s A Sin When You Love Somebody

BassDave McDaniel
DrumsOllie E. Brown
GuitarJay Graydon
GuitarRay Parker Jr
PianoDavid Paich
Background VocalsSherlie Matthews
Background VocalsClydie King


9 Performance

BassDave McDaniel
DrumsOllie E. Brown
GuitarJay Graydon
GuitarRay Parker Jr
PianoGreg Mathieson
Background VocalsVenetta Fields
Background VocalsSherlie Matthews
Background VocalsClydie King


10 Guilty

PianoRandy Newman

Liner Notes

Producer – Jim Price
Arranged By (Music Arranged By) – Jim Price
Engineer – Carlton Lee, J. J. Jansen, Joe Tuzen, Ken Klinger, Mark Aglietti, Nat Jeffrey, Rick Heenan, Rob Fraboni, Zak Zenor
Engineer (Mixing Engineer) – Rob Fraboni
Mastered By – Kent Duncan

Art Direction – Roland Young
Design (Album Design) – Chuck Beeson
Photography By (Cover Photograph) – Steve Vaughan

Recorded At – The Village Recorder
Mastered At – Kendun Recorders
Phonographic Copyright (p) – A&M Records, Inc.