Tribute: Cocker Power

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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.

“Linda’s book and the beautiful photos capture this magical experience and time period magnificently. The intimate access she had allows us not just behind the scenes but inside the scenes.”
— Warren Haynes



Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Joe Cocker Mad Dogs & Englishmen.  Advance orders will be signed by Linda and shipped prior to the official release date.

Relive the legendary 1970 Tour and the 2015 tribute concert produced by Tedeschi Trucks Band, both of which were captured by the lens of tour photographer Linda Wolf.

Joe Cocker Mad Dogs & Englishmen tour has been called one of the greatest rock-and-roll tours of all time and the 2015 tribute concert with The Tedeschi Trucks Band and the original alumni has been called one of the greatest tribute concerts ever. This visually stunning volume contains stories and quotes from over one hundred musicians and crew members, including Leon Russell, Chris Stainton, Rita Coolidge, Claudia Lennear, Susan Tedeschi, Derek Trucks, Warren Haynes, and Chris Robinson.

“This book is a labor of love. Linda’s photos have real heart to them, a real warmth that I appreciate and am honestly moved by. I can’t wait to hold this book and dig into it when it’s out.”— Derek Trucks

  • With an introduction by Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks
  • Designed by Vanderbyl Design
  • 336 pages, hard cover, cloth bound, dust jacket, and off-set lithography
  • Black & White archival photography, with stories and vignettes by members of the original JCMD&E alumni and Tedeschi Trucks Band & friends.

“Linda’s book is just incredible. It is a massive piece of artwork. The photos not only tell a story, but they’re gorgeous. The book is epic. She caught a very special part of music history at a time and in a way that will probably never ever happen again. Our band is probably the closest you can get to that feeling of Mad Dogs and Englishmen. I feel really lucky to have been together for the reunion, to have made friends with everybody from Rita to Leon to Chris to Chuck Blackwell, Matthew Moore, Bobby Jones, Pamela, and Claudia. I was blown away by how much love there was, and really there was no ego, which is rare nowadays. All this, Linda documented beautifully. I’m so glad that people will get a real feeling of what happened and how special it was. To have her record of all this is really a gift. ”
— Susan Tedeschi Trucks

“From the beginning of Mad Dogs, Linda Wolf was there present and aware, not only of the journey about to unfold, but ready to document those precious days with her brilliant photographs. We always trusted her, then and now, to be true to her art, and our hearts, in the most intimate and musical moments. This book will give you a look into those magical times. ”
— Rita Coolidge

Additional information

Weight80 oz
Dimensions1.3 × 9 × 12 in

3 reviews for Tribute: Cocker Power

  1. Ron Wood (Not that Ron Wood)

    Watched the live steam this afternoon. It was really informative. I was wondering where to order the book, and now I know. I never got to see Mad Dogs and Englishman in concert (I was only 7) but have seen the Tedeschi Trucks band multiple times. Its obvious some of the synergies between the two bands. Glad to see my kind of music continuing on. Can't wait to get the book.

  2. Matt Parish

    I know this goes against every financial principle of creating and releasing a book but... I feel so protective of the legacy that unless you’ve really loved this album for a very long time and feel a genuine connection with the universal spirit that is MD&E you really don’t deserve to look at this glorious book let alone own it!

    But do yourself an immense favor and gets this book...It's literally a trip through space and time...

    Fantastic job of the best Rock 'n Roll documents I’ve ever had the priviledge to experience.

  3. Jeff

    Very excellent book and photos by Linda ! Was a little young but not too much for seeing Maddogs , but , LOVE the music ! Damn , Joe and the band did one hell of a fantastic job !! We will never ever see anything like this again .... just spectacular ! I listen to this a lot and it just is not words to describe what this album and tour did for music and history .... love Joe singing blues medley among other songs ...... damn Joe you were ALL just Amazing ! Just amazing ! Damn !! One more time would of been nice ..

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