JJ Cale Dead at 74

2013-07-27 by manosg CONTRIBUTOR | 19 Comments
Blues legend and Grammy Award-winning American singer-songwriter JJ Cale died on Friday 26th of July at Scripps Memorial Hospital in La Jolla after suffering a heart attack at the age of 74.

The writer of hits such as 'Cocaine', 'After Midnight' and 'Call Me The Breeze', that were made famous by Eric Clapton and Lynyrd Skynyrd, was known for his laid back approach to singing and performing the blues that led to the creation of the Tulsa Sound.

JJ Cale will be forever remembered by his loved ones and blues fans all over the world.

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MO
July 28th 2013
19633 Comments


whoa wtf

hard RIP

JAXETA
July 28th 2013
799 Comments


oh, well damn this is caca

dimsim3478
July 28th 2013
6394 Comments


RIP

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SgtPepper
Staff Reviewer
July 28th 2013
4472 Comments


I've never heard his music before personally (outside of Clapton's "Cocaine"), but this is terrible news.

RIP

Gwyn.
July 28th 2013
15618 Comments


RIP

InbredJed
July 28th 2013
6259 Comments


Damn, RIP

bigguytoo9
July 28th 2013
290 Comments


RIP!!

henryChinaski
July 28th 2013
3176 Comments


RIP

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manosg
Contributing Reviewer
July 28th 2013
7970 Comments


JJ Cale was a great artist and a laid back dude, RIP.

Anyone who wants to listen to his music, you can try his album Okie

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InFiction
July 28th 2013
3768 Comments


Goddamn, RIP.

Lambda
July 28th 2013
2606 Comments


R.I.P.

SabertoothMonocle
July 28th 2013
493 Comments


R.I.P.

The Road to Escondido is amazing

woodensheets
July 28th 2013
23 Comments


Nostalgia hard. Dad used to play his call me the breeze on the reg.

RIP

NeoSpaz
July 28th 2013
4523 Comments


JJ Cale was the shit.

Damn, R.I.P dude

Ruminations
July 28th 2013
130 Comments


Fuck

RIP

Ire
July 29th 2013
41859 Comments


rip

BigPleb
July 29th 2013
41272 Comments


RIP hard.

2013 has been a horrible year for shit like this.

PumpBoffBag
July 29th 2013
394 Comments


bummer.

R.I.P

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newjunk2
July 29th 2013
232 Comments


If this had been some metal-core guy this article would have had 100+ comments. JJ was an incredible songwriter. RIP.



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