Monday, July 21, 2014

Eric Clapton premieres cover of Cajun Moon from J.J. Cale tribute album

Eric Clapton is premiering his cover of “Cajun Moon” as a preview to an upcoming tribute album the guitarist has organized to honor one of his musical mentors, J.J. Cale.

Due July 29, “Eric Clapton & Friends: The Breeze, An Appreciation of JJ Cale”, features a collection of 16 Cale tunes revisited by Clapton, Mark Knopfler, John Mayer, Willie Nelson, Tom Petty, Derek Trucks and Don White.

“Cajun Moon” originally appeared on Cale’s third album, 1974’s “Okie.”

It’s the second track issued in advance of the project’s release; check out “Call Me The Breeze” here.

Cale passed away from a heart attack in La Jolla, California on July 26, 2013 at the age of 74 (read more details here).

Eric Clapton & Friends
"The Breeze, An Appreciation of JJ Cale"

Release date: July 29

01. Call Me The Breeze (Eric Clapton)
02. Rock And Roll Records (Eric Clapton & Tom Petty)
03. Someday (Mark Knopfler)
04. Lies (John Mayer & Eric Clapton)
05. Sensitive Kind (Don White)
06. Cajun Moon (Eric Clapton)
07. Magnolia (John Mayer)
08. I Got The Same Old Blues (Tom Petty & Eric Clapton)
09. Songbird (Willie Nelson & Eric Clapton)
10. Since You Said Goodbye (Eric Clapton)
11. I’ll Be There (If You Ever Want Me) (Don White & Eric Clapton)
12. The Old Man And Me (Tom Petty)
13. Train To Nowhere (Mark Knopfler, Don White & Eric Clapton)
14. Starbound (Willie Nelson)
15. Don’t Wait (Eric Clapton & John Mayer)
16. Crying Eyes (Eric Clapton & Christine Lakeland)

See also:

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Search Eric Clapton at hennemusic