Dusts off guitar for first
album since a collaboration with Eric Clapton.
By Blurt Staff
J.J. Cale is the man behind two of Eric Clapton’s biggest hits –
“After Midnight” and “Cocaine.” The man is ubiquitous among other people’s
track listings. Artists who’ve covered Cale include Johnny Cash, The Band, Chet
Atkins, Captain Beefheart, Santana, The Allman Brothers, and Lynyrd Skynyrd.
Cale though will again release an album of his own. On February 24, Rounder Records will release ‘Roll On,’ his first solo album in
nearly five years, and his debut for Rounder.
‘Roll On’ also follows Cale’s
Grammy-winning 2006 album with Eric Clapton ‘Road
Cale wrote and produced all twelve songs on ‘Roll On,‘ and plays all the
instruments on most of the tunes.
He also tracked most of the album at his home studio in California.