Monday, 7/29/13

by musicclipoftheday


J.J. Cale, singer, songwriter, guitarist, December 5, 1938-July 26, 2013

Today, remembering him, we revisit an earlier post.


What was it like growing up in the 1950s in the lonesome state of Oklahoma?

Leon Russell knows.

So does this guy.

J.J. Cale (with Eric Clapton), “After Midnight” (J. Cale), live, Dallas, 2004

Who supplies the juice here?

It ain’t the guitar god from England.

It’s the grizzled guitar player from the state with the funny shape (:38-1:12, 1:41-44, 2:14-48, 3:36-50, 4:20-44).

(Originally posted 11/1/10.)