Author Topic: R.I.P JJ Cale  (Read 676 times)

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Re: R.I.P JJ Cale
« Reply #1 on: July 27, 2013, 10:33:12 AM »
Definitely a huge loss! Saw him many time with the Garcia Band..... Amazing talent


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Re: R.I.P JJ Cale
« Reply #2 on: July 27, 2013, 11:20:35 AM »
Great song writer that left his mark in music that will remain for ever!
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Re: R.I.P JJ Cale
« Reply #3 on: July 29, 2013, 06:52:05 PM »
A sad day! Love his Skynyrd and Allman songs.
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Re: R.I.P JJ Cale
« Reply #4 on: July 29, 2013, 07:03:32 PM »
My wife and I wore out my copy of Naturally(vinyl of course) when we were in college.  That was an amazing album in a time of generally amazing music.
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Re: R.I.P JJ Cale
« Reply #5 on: July 29, 2013, 08:51:01 PM »
Floatin` down that old river boy, all my worries far behind,
Floatin` down that old river boy, leave old memories way behind,
Yesterday is slowly fadin`,
All my life, I`ve been waitin`, for this time.

Floatin` down that old river boy, leaves me feelin` good inside,
Floatin` down that old river boy, tryin` to get to the other side,
Yesterday is slowly fadin`,
I been waitin`, now forever, for this ride.



See you on the other side JJ........

Anyone who sings a tune so sweet is passin by........

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Re: R.I.P JJ Cale
« Reply #6 on: August 01, 2013, 10:21:07 PM »
He was a fantastic musician himself. I like his versions of Cocaine and After Midnight better than I like Clapton's. In my opinion he was probably the most underrated professional musician out there. He had a style all his own. I did think it was really cool of Clapton to give Cale top billing on their album Road to Escondido.
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