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
20700 Comments


whoa wtf

hard RIP

JAXETA
July 28th 2013
805 Comments


oh, well damn this is caca

dimsim3478
July 28th 2013
7175 Comments


RIP

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SgtPepper
Staff Reviewer
July 28th 2013
4501 Comments


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

RIP

Gwyn.
July 28th 2013
16724 Comments


RIP

InbredJed
July 28th 2013
6478 Comments


Damn, RIP

bigguytoo9
July 28th 2013
330 Comments


RIP!!

henryChinaski
July 28th 2013
3433 Comments


RIP

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manosg
Contributing Reviewer
July 28th 2013
9502 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
3826 Comments


Goddamn, RIP.

Lambda
July 28th 2013
2652 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
4528 Comments


JJ Cale was the shit.

Damn, R.I.P dude

Ruminations
July 28th 2013
142 Comments


Fuck

RIP

Ire
July 29th 2013
41948 Comments


rip

BigPleb
July 29th 2013
45727 Comments


RIP hard.

2013 has been a horrible year for shit like this.

PumpBoffBag
July 29th 2013
700 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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