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J.J. Cale

    J.J. Cale is a Grammy Award-winning American singer-songwriter and musician. Cale is one of the originators of the Tulsa Sound, aloose genre drawing on blues, rockabilly, country, and jazz influences. Cale's personal style has often been described as "laid back".His only U.S. hit single, Crazy Mama, peaked at #22 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1972. During the 2006 documentary film ToTulsa and Back Cale recounts the story of being offered the opportunity to appear on Dick Clark's American Bandstand to promote thesong, which would have moved the song higher on the charts. Cale decli ...read more

    J.J. Cale is a Grammy Award-winning American singer-songwriter and musician. Cale is one of the originators of the Tulsa Sound, aloose genre drawing on blues, rockabilly, country, and jazz influences. Cale's personal style has often been described as "laid back".His only U.S. hit single, Crazy Mama, peaked at #22 on the U.S. Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1972. During the 2006 documentary film ToTulsa and Back Cale recounts the story of being offered the opportunity to appear on Dick Clark's American Bandstand to promote thesong, which would have moved the song higher on the charts. Cale declined when told he could not bring his band to the taping andwould be required to lip-sync the words to the song.

    His songs have been performed by a number of other musicians including "After Midnight" and "Cocaine" by Eric Clapton,"Cajun Moon"by Randy Crawford, "Magnolia" by Jai, "Bringing It Back" by Kansas, "Call Me the Breeze" and "I Got the Same Old Blues" by LynyrdSkynyrd, "I'd Like to Love You, Baby" by Tom Petty, "Travelin' Light" and "Ride Me High" by Widespread Panic, "Tijuana" by Harry Manx,"Sensitive Kind" by Carlos Santana, "Cajun Moon" by Herbie Mann with Cissy Houston, and "Same Old Blues" by Captain Beefheart. « hide

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    LPs
    Roll On
    2009

    3.7
    3 Votes
    Rewind
    2007

    4
    1 Votes
    To Tulsa And Back
    2004

    3.6
    4 Votes
    Guitar Man
    1996

    3.7
    3 Votes
    Closer To You
    1994

    3.3
    2 Votes
    Number 10
    1992

    3.8
    2 Votes
    Travel-Log
    1990

    4.1
    4 Votes
    Number 8
    1983

    3.5
    1 Votes
    Grasshopper
    1982

    3.9
    4 Votes
    Shades
    1981

    3.6
    4 Votes
    Five
    1979

    4.1
    10 Votes
    Troubadour
    1976

    3.9
    20 Votes
    Okie
    1974

    4.1
    13 Votes
    Really
    1972

    3.9
    11 Votes
    Naturally
    1971

    4.3
    41 Votes
    Compilations
    Collected [3CD]
    2006

    3.7
    3 Votes
    The very best of J.J. Cale
    1998

    4.2
    7 Votes

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