It's great to hear that there are two JJ Cale tribute shows coming up in the US. The first one is happening at the Acme Feed and Seed, Nashville TN tonight (Wednesday, August 14). For more information visit the link here: https://bit.ly/2Tz6kjA On September 21st, An Appreciation of JJ Cale concert will be held at the Showcase Lounge in South Burlington VT. This is the second annual JJ Cale appreciation show with last year's band featuring Pappy Biondon with Russ Lawton and Ray Paczkowski from Trey Anastasio Band on drums and keys. This year will see Pappy joined by musicians Justin Mazer, Dylan Skursky, Al Smith, Brett Lanier, and Craig Myers. If the sounds of last year's show are anything to go by, this seems like a good JJ Cale tribute to catch if you are in the area. For more information visit the link here: https://bit.ly/2ZYFaVu
Here’s a new My JJ Cale episode with french singer songwriter Gaëtan Roussel ; former leader of Louise Attaque. JJ Cale was a major influence for him and he describes him as "The Whisperer ». Watch the full video here : https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hOhXsl-PUgw
This is the 15th anniversary of the release of To Tulsa And Back, which has just been released for the first time on 180 gram vinyl (www.jjcale.com/2019reissues). JJ Cale recorded much of the album in Tulsa, OK in David M. Teegarden Sr. 's Natura studio. Cale and Teegarden (who produced and engineered 5 of the tracks) gathered a long list of Tulsa friends to play on the album including Jim Karstein, Bill Raffensperger, Walt Richmond, Rocky Frisco, Don White, Gary Gilmore, Shelby Eicher, and Jim Markham as well as Christine Lakeland. The remaining tracks were produced by Mike Test and engineered by Charles Johnson, life-long associates of JJ Cale. The song here is one of the most powerful stories ever from JJ Cale, combined with this unique video of striking images that further illustrate this worldwide crisis.
Brand new merchandise straight from Tulsa, OK, is available now via Ida Red as part of their Tulsa Icons selection – see below and click for options. For online purchases visit https://bit.ly/2Xk3XVR This range of merchandise is in addition to the inventory of apparel and music available at the official JJ Cale store via Port Merchandise https://stores.portmerch.com/jjcale/
Happy Father’s Day! ‘Tell Daddy’ was recorded by JJ Cale at home on his 1978 Steinway with longtime friend and drummer Jim Karstein. The recently uncovered song is featured in JJ Cale’s newest collection of previously unreleased songs, Stay Around – available worldwide digitally, on CD and vinyl: www.jjcale.com/stayaround
Here’s a new episode in the ‘My JJ Cale’ series introducing French singer songwriter Bertrand Belin telling how JJ Cale directly influenced one of his new songs and covering JJ Cale's Friday. Watch the full version here : https://youtu.be/Wzw2QNbIVAc
Check out the new episode of the "My JJ Cale" series with Pascal Danaë, frontman of French rock trio Delgres, known for their distinctive deep roots sound. Discover Danaë’s unique cover of 'Call Me The Breeze', intimate yet universal. Watch the full episode here: https://youtu.be/Cut4KobzewE
An unheard JJ Cale interview from 1996 has been broadcast on BBC 6music's Cerys Matthews show. Thanks to Michael Messer for sharing and discussing the interview he recorded. And Thanks to Cerys Matthews for premiering it and digging into JJ Cale's legacy. The JJ Cale segment begins at approximately the 1 hour 32 minute marker. See the link below and Enjoy!
Because Music shot the 10th episode of the My JJ Cale series in Toronto with local singer-songwriter Luke Doucet (of JUNO Award-winning duo Whitehorse). Tune in to Luke’s interview and personal rendition of Cale classic ‘Crazy Mama’ Full episode here: https://youtu.be/Qh7891cfxV4
JJ Cale's Stay Around, just out April 26, is already a wonderful success around the world. Thanks to all of you have brought the record home! Here's the one place you can get a selection of JJ Cale albums, tees and hats. In addition to CDs, Vinyl is now available here on Stay Around, Eric Clapton's All Star Tribute to Cale - The Breeze: An Appreciation of JJ Cale, To Tulsa And Back, Live, Guitar Man and Closer To You. https://stores.portmerch.com/jjcale/
Watch a new episode of ‘My JJ Cale’ with French comedian and TV host Antoine de Caunes: https://BecauseMusic.lnk.to/nwSBa
Watch a new episode of ‘My JJ Cale’ with French comedian, TV and radio host on France Inter, Antoine de Caunes Watch the full version here : https://youtu.be/zQc5NRgNleU
Marty Schwartz shot a special guitar tutorial ‘Chasing You’, off the new album Stay Around. For those looking to learn how to play that all new solo of JJ Cale’s, head here: https://youtu.be/ov81ya2QoFM
Today, Because Music launches the video for the freshly released JJ Cale song ‘Go Downtown’. Watch the full video here: https://youtu.be/aAis3h1d80k Hand-painted on glass by French visual artist Carine Khalifé, the delicate video follows a character’s wandering journey through warm and highly textured landscapes. Christine notes: « Go Downtown is Cale at his sensual folk best. And the undulating colors of the video capture the mood perfectly »
Dutch guitarist Tim Langedijk of Tim Langedijk Trio played a stunning instrumental cover of ‘Chasing You’ for the finale of Christine Lakeland Cale’s interview at Radio 5, earlier this week in Amsterdam. Christine noted that "Tim’s rendition of 'Chasing You' is a perfect catch Listen to the cover on the show replay here: https://bit.ly/2PIIeRs"
« My JJ Cale » by Eddy Mitchell Officiel. An interview with the prominent French singer who in 1978 recorded his own native version of ‘After Midnight’ with Audie Ashworth in Nashville, where he first met JJ Cale Watch the full episode here: http://smarturl.it/JJCaleStayaroundEM
While in Tulsa last month, Christine Lakeland Cale recorded her own cover of ‘My Baby Blues’, the only song from the new album not written by Cale but by Christine herself. “After Cale and I met in 1977 this was the first song we cut in the studio. It was rare and special to record this song with these longtime Tulsa friends” Watch the video, premiering now on Paste Magazine
We present a very special « My JJ Cale » piece with Cale’s widow, musician, and the key person behind the compilation of unreleased songs ‘Stay Around’ – Christine Lakeland Cale. She speaks of their first encounter, Cale’s mindset & creative process and the challenges of piecing together an album that Cale would have wanted: « They’re truly songs people haven’t heard. I’ve got to think: I’m giving them as much Cale as I can give them » Watch the full episode : https://youtu.be/G62OabZG_Kg
Today marks the release of ‘Stay Around’, first posthumous release of original works by JJ Cale, compiled by Christine Lakeland Cale and his friend and longtime manager Mike Kappus. The album, « sounding like every other great Cale record » according to UNCUT, is available now digitally and on CD & limited collector vinyl edition. 👉 www.jjcale.com/stayaround
NTS Radio revisit some of JJ Cale’s best catalog in a special playlist airing today at 12pm GMT Listen to the dedicated JJ Cale ‘In Focus’ piece here: https://nts.live/2
A new episode of Because Music "My JJ Cale» series featuring french guitar hero Louis Bertignac Officiel sharing his appreciation of JJ Cale’s music and covering Cocaine mixed with Coquine, his adaptation in French. Watch the full episode here : http://smarturl.it/StayAroundLB
Because Music present the 5th episode of their "My JJ Cale" series. Thanks to John-Angus McDonald of Canadian band The Trews for his words on Cale and guitar cover of ‘After Midnight’. Watch the full episode here: https://youtu.be/PJk-x1j8EmM
A new "My JJ Cale" testimony piece by Because Music with Tom Barman and Bruno de Groote from the iconic Belgian rock band dEUS, covering a JJ Cale classic "Don’t Go To Strangers". Watch the full episode here : https://youtu.be/9R2Ao-FtTnE