Here's a 1st take, the Eric Clapton "Call Me The Breeze" video. Can't wait for it all.
This album is set for release on Tuesday July 29th, we can't wait!
From the Surfdog Records press release:
Eric Clapton has often stated that, “JJ Cale is one of the single most important figures in rock history,” a sentiment echoed by many of his fellow musicians. Cale’s influence on Clapton and many of today’s artists cannot be understated. To honor JJ’s legacy, a year after his passing, Eric Clapton gathered a group of like-minded friends and musicians for Eric Clapton & Friends: The Breeze, An Appreciation of JJ Cale. Featuring many stellar performances by Clapton, Mark Knopfler, John Mayer, Willie Nelson, Tom Petty, Derek Trucks and Don White, the album features 16 beloved JJ Cale songs and is named for the 1972 )single “Call Me The Breeze.”
Here are the track listings:
1. Call Me The Breeze (Vocals Eric Clapton)
2. Rock And Roll Records (Vocals Eric Clapton & Tom Petty)
3. Someday (Vocals Mark Knopfler)
4. Lies (Vocals John Mayer & Eric Clapton)
5. Sensitive Kind (Vocals Don White)
6. Cajun Moon (Vocals Eric Clapton)
7. Magnolia (Vocals John Mayer)
8. I Got The Same Old Blues (Vocals Tom Petty & Eric Clapton)
9. Songbird (Vocals Willie Nelson & Eric Clapton)
10. Since You Said Goodbye (Vocals Eric Clapton)
11. I’ll Be There (If You Ever Want Me) (Vocals Don & Eric)
12. The Old Man And Me (Vocals Tom Petty)
13. Train To Nowhere (Vocals Mark Knopfler, Don & Eric)
14. Starbound (Vocals Willie Nelson)
15. Don’t Wait (Vocals Eric Clapton & John Mayer)
16. Crying Eyes (Vocals Eric Clapton & Christine Lakeland)
Eric Clapton has certainly lined up the best players to keep the musical legacy of JJ Cale alive for the generations to come.
Andy Preston, a fan of JJ Cale
(image courtesy of Surfdog Records)