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Old July 28 2013, 03:27 AM   #1
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JJ Cale (1938 - 2013)

Just saw this on the news, he had a heart attack and passed away at La Jolla.

Wrote some great songs, like 'Cocaine' and 'After Midnight', performed by Clapton, and 'Cajun Moon'.

One of my favourite songs, especially through '72 and '73, was 'Crazy Mama', loved its cruisy, laid back feel and slide guitar, and the lazy "one, two, three, four" that opens it.

Big talent, he'll be missed.

1984? We're way beyond that!
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Old July 29 2013, 02:53 AM   #2
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Re: JJ Cale (1938 - 2013)

He wrote one of my favorite Waylon Jennings songs:
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Old July 31 2013, 05:00 PM   #3
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Re: JJ Cale (1938 - 2013)

There is a great session with Leon Russel from '79:

Which is worth watching/Listening to. He influenced so many major talents. Clapton, Young, Knopfler, Petty...

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