As those who’ve seen the film of the original Woodstock Festival know (hell, I remember him from Sesame Street), Joe Cocker possesses one of the most visually recognizable deliveries in pop a full-body workout that suggests a man foregoing control of his nerves, if not his soul. Like many of the Brits who came of age enamored of African-American musical traditions in the early ’60s, Cocker is more singer than songwriter. And though he spent most of the post-hippie years in a chemical daze, the selections on his latest, Across From Midnight ranging from Marley’s “Could You Be Loved” to Squeeze’s “Loving You Tonight” suggest that the white-soul belter still has decent taste. Now let’s see if he can still arch his back. At 4 p.m. at Merriweather Post Pavilion, Columbia. $25-35. (301) 982-1800. (BA)