Country Music's Adventurous Streak
Despite its reputation for traditionalism, the genre has long welcomed outside influences - a fact that's as true today as it was in the period covered by Country Funk 1967-1974 .
Creative Loafing Tampa
New Music Tuesday! (July 29): Jenny Lewis, Shabazz Palaces, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, and more
The last week of new releases in July is a rather light one. Info and links for this week's releases – the ones you want to know about most below, plus some other ones you may not have heard of – with audio & video for your listening and viewing pleasure.
The Breeze: An Appreciation of JJ Cale
In the early Seventies, after the implosions of Cream and Blind Faith, Eric Clapton found profound influence in the California grooves of reclusive songwriter JJ Cale who supplied Clapton with two of his biggest solo hits .
The San Diego Union-Tribune
Eric Clapton speaks up for J.J. Cale
San Diego, CA _ Spotlight-shunning singer-songwriter J.J. Cale shared the stage with legendary guitarist Eric Clapton, a longtime fan, at the San Diego Sports Arena on March 15, 2007.
Northwest Music Scene
Concert Review: Albert Lee at Jazz Alley
What happens when you're able to see and hear one of the greatest session guitar players in the world? Albert Lee may not be a common name but when researching his body of work, over 60 listings came up on the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame website and hundreds of recording credits to his name.
Eric Clapton Discusses His Star-Studded J.J. Cale Tribute Album,...
This is an excerpt from the September 2014 issue of Guitar World . For the rest of this story, plus features on the Black Keys, Judas Priest, 17 Amazing practice amps, columns, tabs and reviews of new gear from Epiphone, ESP Guitars, Visual Sound, Blackstar, G&L Guitars, Ibanez and more, check out the September 2014 issue at the Guitar World Online ... (more)
Hear Eric Clapton Cover JJ Cale's 'Cajun Moon' - Premiere
On July 29th, Eric Clapton is releasing The Breeze , an LP of songs originally recorded by recently deceased southern guitar hero JJ Cale.