JJ Cale

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J.J. Cale
Cale at a concert in Munich in 1975
Cale at a concert in Munich in 1975
Background information
Birth nameJohn Weldon Cale
Born(1938-12-05)December 5, 1938
Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, U.S.
DiedJuly 26, 2013(2013-07-26) (aged 74)
La Jolla, California, U.S.
GenresAmericana, Cajun, blues, swamp rock, country rock, Red Dirt, Tulsa sound
Occupation(s)Musician, songwriter, producer
InstrumentsGuitar, vocals
Years active1958–2013
LabelsShelter, Mercury, PolyGram, Virgin, Rounder, Silvertone

John Weldon Cale[1] (December 5, 1938 – July 26, 2013), commonly known as JJ Cale, was an American singer and songwriter. He was one of the people who started the Tulsa Sound. In 2008, he won a Grammy Award.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Bio". JJ Cale official website. Archived from the original on 15 June 2011. Retrieved 17 January 2014.