John Weldon Cale (December 5, 1938 – July 26, 2013), known as JJ Cale or J.J. Cale, was an American singer-songwriter and musician who was one of the originators of the Tulsa Sound, a loose genre drawing on blues, rockabilly, country, and jazz influences. Cale's personal style...Wikipedia
Age: 74 (age at death)
Born: 5th December, 1938, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
Died: 26th July, 2013, La Jolla, California
Height: 5' 9" (175 cm)
5 is the fifth album by JJ Cale. Released in 1979, it was his first album for three years. Most of the tracks were recorded and mixed at The Lakehouse, Old Hickory, Tennessee. When the album was re-issued on CD, for unknown reasons "Katy Kool Lady" was replaced by a new song, though it was still listed as the former on the CD. This song was later included on the 2007 album Rewind: The Unreleased Recordings under the name of "Out of Style".
JJ Cale Dies at 74
by Dave Lifton July 27, 2013 10:15 AM
JJ Cale, the laid-back singer-songwriter who penned two of Eric Clapton‘s biggest hits, ‘After Midnight’ and ‘Cocaione,’ passed away on Friday night (July 26) at the age of 74. The news was made public on his website.
Cale’s music was a mixture of blues, country, folk and jazz, all wrapped up in a boggie shuffle and performed as if there was all the time in the world. The style became known as the “Tulsa Sound,” after Cale’s hometown.
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