Eric Clapton Announces J.J. Cale Tribute Album ‘The Breeze, An Appreciation of J.J. Cale’

By Brian Ives 

Eric Clapton has often given props to the late, laid-back roots-rock guitarist/singer/songwriter J.J. Cale. Clapton scored some of the biggest hit singles of his solo career with covers of Cale’s “After Midnight” and “Cocaine.” In 2006, the duo released an album together, The Road to Escondido

Now, nearly a year after Cale’s passing at age 74, Clapton has announced that he’s putting out an all-star tribute to the man. Credited to “Eric Clapton & Friends,” The Breeze, An Appreciation of J.J. Cale will feature guest appearances by a cast of major stars, including former Dire Straits leader Mark Knopfler, John MayerWillie NelsonTom Petty and soon-to-be-former-Allman-Brothers-Band-member Derek Trucks.



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