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Tuesday, 30 July 2013

J J Cale (guitar / vocals)


BIOGRAPHY:

Fantastic player and songwriter, J J Cale has been a legend on his own. He has influenced many artists along his lengthy career.

J J Cale



BANDS:
BANDPERIODDETAILS
Gene Crose Band [1957-?] 
Delaney & Bonnie Band [?] 
Leathercoated Minds [1966-1967]1 recording
J J Cale Band [1967-2013]23 recordings + 5 compilations

J J Cale was born John Weldon Cale (although sometimes he's wrongly credited as Jean Jacques Cale) on December 5th, 1938 in Oklahoma City, but soon moved to Tulsa. He soon started playing in local bands (one of them included his friend Leon Russell), before forming his own Johnnie Cale & The Valentines.


GENE CROSE BAND


Around 1957, J J Cale was playing in Gene Crose Band:

GENE CROSE BAND #?
1957
Gene Crose
J J Cale
guitar
Rocky Frisco
keyboards
+ others unknown to me. Help!



AND THEN...


A young J J Cale


In 1959, J J Cale moved to Nashville to play as professional musician for the Grand Ole Opry´s touring company.

After some years, he came back to Tulsa, started playing with Leon Russell again, and then, in 1964, Russell, Cale and bassist Carl Radle moved together to Los Angeles. There, Cale not only played but also worked as sound engineer.


DELANEY & BONNIE BAND


J J Cale with, I think, Carl Radle and Jesse Ed Davis - not sure about the others, help!


J J Cale was a member of Delaney & Bonnie & Friends, but haven´t been able to find info about the period or the other players. Can someone help, please?:

DELANEY & BONNIE BAND #?
?
Delaney Bramlett
vocals, guitar
Bonnie Bramlett
vocals
J J Cale
guitar
+ others unknown to me. Help!

Other info on members of Delaney & Bonnie Band (I know up to 30 members)
Already covered (1): Delaney Bramlett
To be covered (28): Duane Allman, Gregg Allman, Ben Benay, Bonnie Bramlett, Eric Clapton, Sam Clayton, Rita Coolidge, King Curtis, Jim Gordon, Kenny Gradney, George Harrison, Jimi Hendrix, Jim Horn, Tex Johnson, Jerome Jumonville, Jim Karstein, Jim Keltner, Bobby Keys, Darrell Leonard, Frank Maize, Dave Mason, Chuck Morgan, Jim Price, Carl Radle, Leon Russell,... up to 28 musicians.


AND THEN...


After leaving Delaney & Bonnie, continued his solo career in 1965, releasing a first version of his hit ´After midnight´ in 1966.


LEATHERCOATED MINDS


Leathercoated Minds was formed in 1966 by songwriters J J Cale and Roger Tillison:

LEATHERCOATED MINDS #?
?
J J Cale
vocals, guitar
Roger Tillison
+ others unknown to me. Help!

They released an album called A trip down Sunset Strip in 1966.

J J Cale left the band in 1967.


J J CALE BAND


In 1967, we have J J Cale back in Tulsa, where he started recordings demos. Thanks to his mate Carl Radle, he got a recording contract, and that's how Eric Clapton knew of his songs, recording ´After midnight´ in 1970, and giving J J Cale the worldwide exposure he clearly deserved.

His first album, Naturally, was released in December 1971.

2nd album was Really.

Okie was released in 1974, followed by Troubadour in 1976 and Five in 1979.

J J Cale and Christine Lakeland


This was the J J Cale live band in 1979, with his mate Leon Russell included:

J J CALE BAND #?
1979
J J Cale
vocals, guitar
Nick Rather
bass
Leon Russell
keyboards
Christine Lakeland
keyboards, guitar
Larry Bell
Bill Boatman
Marty Grebb
sax, keyboards
Jim Karstein
drums
Ambrose Campbell
drums

Cale´s next album was the wonderful Shades, released in 1981, followed by Grasshopper in 1982.

1983 saw the release of #8. Then, he stopped recording, having to wait until 1989 to see the edition of Travelog, when he started touring again for the album promotion.

This was the J J Cale Band around April 1990, full of great players:

J J CALE BAND #?
1990
J J Cale
vocals, guitar
Tim Drummond
bass
Christine Lakeland
guitar, vocals
Spooner Oldham
piano
Steve Douglas
sax
Jim Karstein
percussion
James Cruce
drums

Next albums were: Number 10 (1992), Close to you (1994) and Guitar man (1996).

This was the J J Cale Band in in June 1993:

J J CALE BAND #?
1993
J J Cale
vocals, guitar
Christine Lakeland
guitar, keyboards, vocals
Doug Belli
bass
Jim Karstein
percussion, drums
James Cruce
drums

This was the new J J Cale Band around July 1993:

J J CALE BAND #?
1993
J J Cale
vocals, guitar
Daniel Moore
vocals
Duke McVinny
bass
Christine Lakeland
keyboards, guitar
Jim Karstein
drums
James Cruce
drums

J J Cale and Band, featuring Christine Lakeland and Bill Raffensperger


This was the J J Cale Band in March 1996:

J J CALE BAND #?
1996
J J Cale
vocals, guitar
Jim Gordon
harmonica
Christine Lakeland
guitar, vocals
Bill Raffensperger
bass
Rocky Frisco
keyboards
Jim Karstein
percussion, drums
James Cruce
drums

J J Cale and Rocky Frisco


In October 1994, J J Cale plays in England with this band:

J J CALE BAND #?
1994
J J Cale
vocals, guitar
Christine Lakeland
guitar, vocals
Bill Raffensperger
bass
Rocky Frisco
keyboards
Jim Karstein
percussion, drums
James Cruce
drums

These were the musicians backing J J Cale in 2004, with great comebacks:

J J CALE BAND #?
2004
J J Cale
vocals, guitar
Kenny Rankin
vocals
Tim Drummond
bass
Christine Lakeland
keyboards, guitar
Spooner Oldham
keyboards
Steve Douglas
sax
Jim Gordon
sax
Jim Karstein
drums
James Cruce
drums

J J Cale and Bill Raffensperger. The drummer must be James Cruce, I think


In March 2009, we find a smaller edition of J J Cale Band:

J J CALE BAND #?
2009
J J Cale
vocals, guitar
Bill Raffensperger
bass
Walt Richmond
keyboards
James Cruce
drums
Dave Teegarden
drums

Other info on members of J J Cale Band (I know up to 22 members)
To be covered (10): Steve Douglas, Tim Drummond, Jim Gordon, Marty Grebb, Jim Karstein, Daniel Moore, Spooner Oldham, Walt Richmond, Leon Russell, Dave Teegarden

J J Cale sadly passed away on July 26th, 2013 in La Jolla, California, after suffering a heart attack.

J J Cale & Eric Clapton


J J Cale & Eric Clapton


His songs have been covered by many great artists, such as Eric Clapton, Maggie Bell, Bobby Blue Bland, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Freddie King, John Mayall, Captain Beefheart, Nazareth, Kansas, Santana, Poco, Johnny Cash, The Band, Waylon Jennings, Bobby Bare, Bill Wyman, Georgie Fame, Tom Petty, Bryan Ferry, Pat Travers, Randy Crawford, Widespread Panic, Dr Hook, Chet Atkins, Clarence ´Gatemouth´ Brown, Allman Brothers Band, Redbone, Johnny Rivers, etc. And his influence in playing can be clearly heard, for example, in Mark Knopfler. J J Cale will be remembered forever.

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DISCOGRAPHY: (67 albums known to me - Status: Quite advanced)

OWN ALBUMS (24 credits)
  • Shock hop / Sneaky (SINGLE) - Johnny Cale (1958)

  • Ain´t that lovin´ you, baby / She´s my desire (SINGLE) - Johnny Cale Quintet (1960)

  • troubles / Purple Onion (SINGLE) Troubles - Johnny Cale Quintet (1960)

  • In our time / Outside looking in (SINGLE) - J J Cale (1965)

    • Members: (RIP: J J Cale)
    • Producer: Snuff Garrett
  • It´s a go go place / Dick Tracy (SINGLE) - J J Cale (1965)

  • After midnight / Slow motion (SINGLE) - J J Cale (1966)

  • Naturally - J J Cale (December 1971)

    • Members: Tim Drummond (RIP: J J Cale)
    • Guests: David Briggs, Mac Gayden, Karl Himmel, Weldon Myrick, Norbert Putnam, Buddy Spicher, Bob Wilson (RIP: Walter Haynes, Carl Radle)
  • Really - J J Cale (1973)

    • Members: Jim Karstein (RIP: J J Cale)
    • Guests: David Briggs, Jimmy Capps, Mac Gayden, Gary Gilmore, Roger Hawkins, David Hood, Jimmy Johnson, Charlie McCoy, Norbert Putnam (RIP: Barry Beckett, Kenny Buttrey, Vassar Clements, Josh Graves, Bob Holmes, Farrell Morris, Joe Zinkan)
    • Producer: (RIP: Audie Ashworth)
  • Okie - J J Cale (May 1974)

    • Members: Tim Drummond (RIP: J J Cale)
    • Guests: Beegie Adair, Harold Bradley, Mac Gayden, Karl Himmel, Mike Leech, Kenny Malone, Weldon Myrick, Billy Puett, Hargus Pig Robbins, George Tidwell, Reggie Young (RIP: Tommy Cogbill, Grady Martin, Farrell Morris)
  • Troubadour - J J Cale (September 1976)

    • Members: Jim Karstein (RIP: J J Cale, Bill Raffensperger)
    • Guests: Harold Bradley, Buddy Emmons, Lloyd Green, Karl Himmel, Kenny Malone, Joe Osborn, Billy Puett, Bobby Wood, Reggie Young (RIP: Audie Ashworth, Kenny Buttrey, Tommy Cogbill, Charles Dungey, Buddy Harman, Farrell Morris)
  • 5 - J J Cale (August 1979)

    • Members: Jim Karstein (RIP: J J Cale)
    • Guests: David Briggs, Karl Himmel, George Tidwell (RIP: Kenny Buttrey, Buddy Harman, Farrell Morris, Carl Radle)
  • Shades - J J Cale (February 1981)

    • Members: Jim Karstein, Leon Russell (RIP: J J Cale)
    • Guests: Hal Blaine, David Briggs, James Burton, John Christopher, Bobby Emmons, Emory Gordy, Glen D Hardin, Karl Himmel, Carol Kaye, Jim Keltner, Russ Kunkel, Bill Payne, Michael Rhodes, Denis Solee, Reggie Young (RIP: Kenny Buttrey, Tommy Cogbill, Tommy Tedesco)
  • Grasshopper - J J Cale (March 1982)

    • Members: Jim Karstein (RIP: J J Cale)
    • Guests: Harold Bradley, David Briggs, John Christopher, Ray Edenton, Bobby Emmons, Steve Gibson, Robert Greenidge, Karl Himmel, Mike Lawler, Bob Moore, Denis Solee, Reggie Young (RIP: Kenny Buttrey, Tommy Cogbill, Charles Dungey, Buddy Harman, Terry McMillan, Farrell Morris)
  • #8 - J J Cale (1983)

    • Members: Tim Drummond, Jim Karstein, Spooner Oldham (RIP: J J Cale)
    • Guests: Harold Bradley, Ray Edenton, Glen D Hardin, Karl Himmel, Jim Keltner, Bob Moore, Weldon Myrick, Richard Thompson (RIP: Buddy Harman)
    • Producer: (RIP: Audie Ashworth)
    • Technical: Paul Brown, Eddy Schreyer
  • Travel-log - J J Cale (February 1990)

    • Members: Tim Drummond, Jim Karstein, Spooner Oldham (RIP: J J Cale)
    • Guests: James Burton, Jim Keltner (RIP: Hoyt Axton)
    • Technical: Charles Paakkari
  • Number 10 - J J Cale (November 1992)

    • Members: Tim Drummond, Jim Karstein, Spooner Oldham (RIP: J J Cale)
  • Closer to you - J J Cale (August 1994)

    • Members: Tim Drummond, Jim Karstein, Spooner Oldham (RIP: J J Cale)
    • Guests: George Bohanon, Garth Hudson, Jim Keltner, Steve Madaio, Sid Page, Bill Payne, Don Preston, Nancy Stein, Larry Taylor (RIP: Lee Allen)
  • Guitar man - J J Cale (June 1996)

  • J J Cale live - J J Cale (June 2001) (LIVE)

    • Members: Tim Drummond, Jim Gordon, Jim Karstein, Spooner Oldham (RIP: J J Cale, Steve Douglas, Bill Raffensperger)
    • Comments: Recorded live in different concerts in 1990, 1993, 1994, and 1996.
  • In session at The Paradise Studios Los Angeles, 1979 - J J Cale (2003) (LIVE)

    • Members: Marty Grebb, Jim Karstein, Leon Russell (RIP: J J Cale)
    • Comments: Recorded live in 1979, but unreleased until 2003.
  • To Tulsa and back - J J Cale (June 2004)

    • Members: Jim Karstein, Walt Richmond (RIP: J J Cale, Bill Raffensperger)
    • Producer: Dave Teegarden
    • Technical: Greg Calbi
    • Comments: Recorded in June 2003.
  • The Road to Escondido - J J Cale & Eric Clapton (November 2006)

    • Members: Doyle Bramhall II, Eric Clapton, Nathan East, Steve Jordan, Jim Karstein, Abe Laboriel Jr, Albert Lee, Pino Palladino, Walt Richmond, Dave Teegarden, Derek Trucks, Willie Weeks (RIP: J J Cale, Billy Preston)
    • Guests: Bruce Fowler, Gary Gilmore, Marty Grebb, Steve Madaio, Taj Mahal, John Mayer
    • Technical: Alan Douglas, Bob Ludwig
    • Comments: Recorded in August 2005.
  • Rewind - unreleased recordings - J J Cale (October 2007)

    • Members: Tim Drummond, Jim Karstein, Spooner Oldham (RIP: J J Cale)
    • Guests: Beegie Adair, Harold Bradley, David Briggs, Bobby Emmons, Mac Gayden, Steve Gibson, Glen D Hardin, Karl Himmel, Jim Keltner, Mike Lawler, Denis Solee, Richard Thompson, George Tidwell (RIP: Kenny Buttrey, Tommy Cogbill)
    • Producer: (RIP: Audie Ashworth)
    • Technical: Paul Brown
  • Roll on - J J Cale (February 2009)

    • Members: Jim Karstein, Walt Richmond, Dave Teegarden (RIP: J J Cale, Bill Raffensperger)
    • Guests: Eric Clapton, Jim Keltner, Steve Ripley
    • Technical: Greg Calbi
OWN COMPILATIONS (5 credits)
  • Special edition - J J Cale (1984)

    • Members: Tim Drummond, Jim Karstein, Spooner Oldham (RIP: J J Cale)
    • Guests: Beegie Adair, Harold Bradley, David Briggs, Jimmy Capps, Ray Edenton, Bobby Emmons, Mac Gayden, Glen D Hardin, Roger Hawkins, Karl Himmel, David Hood, Jimmy Johnson, Carol Kaye, Jim Keltner, Russ Kunkel, Kenny Malone, Bob Moore, Weldon Myrick, Norbert Putnam, George Tidwell, Reggie Young (RIP: Barry Beckett, Kenny Buttrey, Tommy Cogbill, Buddy Harman, Terry McMillan, Farrell Morris, Carl Radle, Tommy Tedesco)
    • Producer: (RIP: Audie Ashworth)
    • Technical: Paul Brown
  • Anyway the wind blows - the anthology - J J Cale (June 1997)

    • Members: Tim Drummond, Jim Karstein, Spooner Oldham, Leon Russell (RIP: J J Cale, Bill Raffensperger)
    • Guests: Beegie Adair, Hal Blaine, George Bohanon, Harold Bradley, David Briggs, James Burton, Jimmy Capps, John Christopher, Ray Edenton, Bobby Emmons, Buddy Emmons, John Gallie, Mac Gayden, Steve Gibson, Gary Gilmore, Emory Gordy, Carl Gorodetzky, Lloyd Green, Robert Greenidge, Glen D Hardin, Roger Hawkins, Karl Himmel, David Hood, Garth Hudson, Jimmy Johnson, Carol Kaye, Jim Keltner, Russ Kunkel, Mike Lawler, Mike Leech, Steve Madaio, Kenny Malone, Charlie McCoy, Bob Moore, Weldon Myrick, Joe Osborn, Sid Page, Bill Payne, Don Preston, Billy Puett, Norbert Putnam, Michael Rhodes, Hargus Pig Robbins, Denis Solee, Nancy Stein, Larry Taylor, Richard Thompson, George Tidwell, Bob Wilson, Reggie Young (RIP: Hoyt Axton, Barry Beckett, Kenny Buttrey, Vassar Clements, Tommy Cogbill, Charles Dungey, Josh Graves, Buddy Harman, Walter Haynes, Bob Holmes, Grady Martin, Terry McMillan, Farrell Morris, Carl Radle, Tommy Tedesco, Joe Zinkan)
    • Producer: Bill Levenson (RIP: Audie Ashworth)
    • Technical: Paul Brown, Charles Paakkari, Steve Ripley, Chip Young (RIP: Denny Purcell)
    • Comments: 2CD compilation with 6 unreleased tracks.
  • The Very best of J J Cale - J J Cale (June 1998)

    • Members: Tim Drummond, Jim Karstein, Leon Russell (RIP: J J Cale, Bill Raffensperger)
    • Guests: Beegie Adair, Hal Blaine, George Bohanon, Harold Bradley, David Briggs, James Burton, Jimmy Capps, John Christopher, Ray Edenton, Bobby Emmons, Buddy Emmons, John Gallie, Mac Gayden, Steve Gibson, Gary Gilmore, Emory Gordy, Carl Gorodetzky, Lloyd Green, Robert Greenidge, Glen D Hardin, Roger Hawkins, Karl Himmel, David Hood, Garth Hudson, Jimmy Johnson, Carol Kaye, Jim Keltner, Russ Kunkel, Mike Lawler, Mike Leech, Steve Madaio, Kenny Malone, Charlie McCoy, Bob Moore, Weldon Myrick, Joe Osborn, Sid Page, Bill Payne, Don Preston, Billy Puett, Norbert Putnam, Michael Rhodes, Steve Ripley, Hargus Pig Robbins, Denis Solee, Nancy Stein, Larry Taylor, Richard Thompson, George Tidwell, Reggie Young (RIP: Hoyt Axton, Kenny Buttrey, Vassar Clements, Tommy Cogbill, Charles Dungey, Josh Graves, Buddy Harman, Walter Haynes, Bob Holmes, Grady Martin, Terry McMillan, Farrell Morris, Carl Radle, Tommy Tedesco, Joe Zinkan)
    • Producer: (RIP: Audie Ashworth)
    • Technical: Paul Brown, Charles Paakkari, Chip Young
    • Comments: Compilation with 1 unreleased track.
  • Classic J J Cale - J J Cale (June 2000)

    • Members: (RIP: J J Cale)
    • Producer: (RIP: Audie Ashworth)
  • The Silvertone years - J J Cale (February 2011)

    • Members: Tim Drummond, Jim Karstein, Spooner Oldham (RIP: J J Cale)
    • Guests: James Burton, Jim Keltner (RIP: Hoyt Axton)
    • Technical: Bernie Grundman
    • Comments: Recorded between 1984 and 1989.
ALBUMS AS PRODUCER (4 credits)
  • I´m puttin´ you on / Who do you love (SINGLE) - Sunday Servants (1966)

    • Members: Dave Teegarden, Skip Van Winkle
    • Producer: Snuff Garrett (RIP: J J Cale)
  • Gordon Payne - Gordon Payne (November 1989)

    • Guests: Jerry Carrigan, Karl Himmel, Wayne Jackson, Mike Leech, Joe Osborn, Hargus Pig Robbins, Billy Sanford, Randy Scruggs, George Tidwell, Bob Wilson, Bobby Wood (RIP: Tommy Cogbill, Charles Dungey, Andrew Love, Farrell Morris)
    • Producer: (RIP: Audie Ashworth, J J Cale)
  • Got love if you want it - John Hammond (1992)

    • Guests: Tim Drummond, Spooner Oldham, Larry Taylor (RIP: John Lee Hooker, Brad Sexton)
    • Producer: (RIP: J J Cale)
  • Trouble no more - John Hammond (1993)

    • Guests: Danny Caron, Tim Drummond, Larry Taylor (RIP: Roy Rogers, Brad Sexton)
    • Producer: (RIP: J J Cale)
ALBUMS AS A BAND MEMBER (1 credit)
  • A Trip down Sunset Strip - The Leathercoated Minds (1967)

    • Members: (RIP: J J Cale)
    • Producer: Snuff Garrett
ALBUMS WITH BANDMATES AND FRIENDS (6 credits)
  • Hank Wilson´s back - Leon Russell (1973)

    • Members: Leon Russell (RIP: Carl Radle)
    • Guests: Harold Bradley, David Briggs, Jerry Carrigan, Ray Edenton, Johnny Gimble, Charlie McCoy, Bob Moore, Weldon Myrick, Hargus Pig Robbins, Billy Sanford, Pete Wade, Chip Young (RIP: Billy Byrd, J J Cale, Pete Drake, Buddy Harman, Grady Martin, Hal Rugg, Bobby Thompson, Joe Zinkan)
  • Stop all that jazz - Leon Russell (June 1974)

    • Members: Chuck Blackwell, John Gallie, Marcy Levy, Don Preston, Leon Russell (RIP: Carl Radle)
    • Guests: Karl Himmel, Jim Keltner, Willie Nelson, Jamie Oldaker (RIP: J J Cale, Pete Drake, Linda Hargrove, Robert Wilson)
    • Producer: (RIP: Denny Cordell)
    • Comments: Some CD reissue contains 2 bonus tracks.
  • Will o´ the wisp - Leon Russell (1976)

    • Members: Don Preston, Leon Russell (RIP: Carl Radle)
    • Guests: Steve Cropper, Karl Himmel, Jim Horn, Jim Keltner, Bobby Manuel (RIP: J J Cale, Donald ´Duck´ Dunn, Al Jackson)
    • Producer: (RIP: Denny Cordell)
  • Veranda - Christine Lakeland (1984)

    • Guests: David Briggs, Tim Drummond, Bobby Emmons, Jim Keltner, Wolfgang Melz, Spooner Oldham, Steve Ripley, Bennett Salvay, Fred Tackett, Red Young (RIP: Kenny Buttrey, J J Cale)
    • Producer: (RIP: Henry Lewy)
  • Clapton - Eric Clapton (September 2010)

    • Members: Doyle Bramhall II, Paul Carrack, Eric Clapton, Abe Laboriel Jr, Greg Leisz, Walt Richmond, Derek Trucks, Willie Weeks
    • Guests: Sheryl Crow, Terry Evans, Willie Greene, Nick Ingman, Jim Keltner, Lynn Mabry, Wynton Marsalis, Arnold McCuller, Perry Montague-Mason, Steve Riley, Jeremy Stacey, Allen Toussaint, Patrick Warren (RIP: J J Cale)
    • Technical: Gavin Lurssen
  • Old sock - Eric Clapton (March 2013)

    • Members: Doyle Bramhall II, Tim Carmon, Eric Clapton, Steve Gadd, Michelle John, Abe Laboriel Jr, Greg Leisz, Walt Richmond, Henry Spinetti, Chris Stainton, Willie Weeks, Sharon White, Steve Winwood
    • Guests: Matt Chamberlain, Nick Ingman, Jim Keltner, Chaka Khan, Stephen ´Doc´ Kupka, Nick Lane, Taj Mahal, Paul McCartney, Matt Rollings, Joe Sublett, Lisa Vaughn (RIP: J J Cale, Frank Marocco)
COMPILATIONS WITH BANDMATES AND FRIENDS (2 credits)
  • Retrospective - Leon Russell (1998)

    • Members: Chuck Blackwell, John Gallie, Claudia Lennear, Don Preston, Leon Russell (RIP: Kathi McDonald, Carl Radle)
    • Guests: Harold Bradley, Bonnie Bramlett, David Briggs, Eric Clapton, Merry Clayton, Steve Cropper, Ray Edenton, Jim Horn, Jim Keltner, Clydie King, Bobby Manuel, Charlie McCoy, Billy Sanford, Chris Stainton, Ringo Starr, Pete Wade (RIP: J J Cale, Jesse Ed Davis, Nick DeCaro, Pete Drake, Donald ´Duck´ Dunn, Buddy Harman, Al Jackson, Joe Zinkan)
  • Complete Clapton - Eric Clapton (October 2007)

    • Members: Doyle Bramhall II, Bonnie Bramlett, Randy Brecker, Dave Bronze, Gary Brooker, Tim Carmon, Chyna, Eric Clapton, Alan Clark, Simon Clarke, Phil Collins, Rita Coolidge, Ray Cooper, Nathan East, Yvonne Elliman, Andy Fairweather Low, Steve Ferrone, Steve Gadd, Jim Gordon, Roger Hawkins, Jim Keltner, Katie Kissoon, Chuck Leavell, Albert Lee, Marcy Levy, Roddy Lorimer, Shaun Murphy, Tessa Niles, Jamie Oldaker, Pino Palladino, Phil Palmer, Greg Phillinganes, Jerry Portnoy, Peter Robinson, Joe Sample, Tim Sanders, Henry Spinetti, Chris Stainton, George Terry, Bobby Whitlock (RIP: Delaney Bramlett, Donald ´Duck´ Dunn, Billy Preston, Carl Radle, Dick Sims)
    • Guests: Dave Bargeron, Chris Blackwell, Jeff Bova, Jimmy Bralower, Lenny Castro, Ry Cooder, Laurence Cottle, Richard Cottle, Jon Faddis, Albhy Galuten, Randy Kerber, Chaka Khan, B B King, Chuck Kirkpatrick, Gayle Levant, Steve Lukather, Jay Dee Maness, Susannah Melvoin, Michael Omartian, Leon Pendarvis, Leon Russell, John Sambataro, Carole Steele, Stephen Stills (RIP: Michael Brecker, J J Cale, Jeff Porcaro)
    • Producer: Glyn Johns, Ted Templeman, Russ Titelman, Lenny Waronker (RIP: Tom Dowd, Jimmy Miller, Felix Pappalardi)
    • Technical: Adrian Barber, Steve Chase, Ed Cherney, Alan Douglas, Mick Guzauski, Lee Herschberg, Mark Linett, Jack Joseph Puig, Gary Wright (RIP: Andy Johns)
COLLECTIVE ALBUMS (4 credits)
  • Rare on air 2 volume 2 - VVAA (1995) (LIVE)

    • Guests: Jackson Browne, Luis Conte, Mark Goldenberg, Jim Karstein, Larry Klein, Mauricio-Fritz Lewak, Aimee Mann, Kevin McCormick, Joni Mitchell, Chris Sharrock, Scott Thurston (RIP: J J Cale, Vic Chesnutt)
    • Technical: Wally Traugott
    • Comments: Live recordings from radio sessions recorded between 1992 and 1994. J J Cale plays one song (backed by Christine Lakeland and Jim Karstein) recorded in July 1994. Other artists appearing: Cibo Matto, Bettie Serveert, Tanya Donnelly, Vic Chesnutt, Wold Party, MC 900 Ft Jesus, Joni Mitchell (with Larry Klein), Aimee Mann, Sebadoh, The Cranberries, Philip Glass, Lloyd Cole and Jackson Browne.
  • Fish tree water blues - VVAA (April 1999)

    • Guests: John Andrews, Bob Arthur, Christine Collister, Peter Filleul, Earl Gardner, Barry Goldberg, Robert Hurst, Hutch Hutchinson, Keith Johnson, Branford Marsalis, Delfeayo Marsalis, Bobby Martin, Dave Mattacks, Maria Muldaur, Charlie Musselwhite, Mark Naftalin, Tracy Nelson, John Porter, Jim Pugh, Bernard Purdie, George Rains, Brian Ray, Linda Taylor, Danny Thompson, Rob Wasserman, Bob Weir (RIP: Mike Bloomfield, Ruth Brown, J J Cale, Bob Enos, Tommy Eyre, Bobby Forrester, John Hammond Sr, John lee Hooker, Etta James, Kenny Kirkland)
    • Producer: Dan Healy, Richard Thompson (RIP: George Butler, Roy Rogers)
    • Technical: Stephen Marcussen
  • Broadcasts vol 10 - VVAA (November 2002) (LIVE)

    • Guests: Rich Armstrong, Billy Bragg, Jon Cleary, Shawn Colvin, Rodney Crowell, Joe Ely, Ricky Fataar, Rafael Bernardo Gayol, Lisa Germano, Patty Griffin, Hutch Hutchinson, Jim Keltner, George Marinelli, Willie Nelson, John Platania, Bonnie Raitt, Mickey Raphael, Michito Sanchez, Charlie Sexton, Linda Thompson, Teddy Thompson, Steve Zirkel (RIP: J J Cale, Ann Rabson)
    • Comments: Double live CD comprising exclusive radio recordings from 2001 and 2002. J J Cale plays one song (backed by Christine Lakeland and James Cruce). Other artists featured: Mike Scott, Rodney Crowell, The Be Good Tanyas, Beaver Nelson, Rufus Wainwright, Saffire, Shawn Colvin, Cowboy Junkies, Raul Malo, Caroline Herring, Patti Smith, Loudon Wainwright III, Kasey Chambers, Indigo Girls, Billy Bragg, Willie Nelson, Darden Smith, Ray Wylie Hubbard with Strings Attached, Bonnie Raitt, Lucind Williams, The Flatlanders, Bruce Robison, Neil Finn, David Baerwald, Norah Jones, The String Cheese Incident, Michelle Shocked, Chip Taylor with Carrie Rodriguez, Dwight Yoakam, Bob Schneider, Ray Benson, Patty Griffin, Billy Joe Shaver, The Damnations, Alejandro Escovedo with Rosie Flores, Suzanne Vega, Shannon McNally, Beth Orton, Dayna Kurtz and Linda Thompson.
  • Mad dogs & okies - VVAA (2005)

    • Members: Jamie Oldaker
    • Guests: Bonnie Bramlett, Eric Clapton, Peter Frampton, Vince Gill, Taj Mahal, Willie Nelson (RIP: J J Cale)
SOUNDTRACKS (1 credit)
  • Phenomenon OST - OST (1996)

    • Guests: Dave Bronze, Eric Clapton, Bryan Ferry, Peter Gabriel, Taj Mahal, Robbie Robertson (RIP: J J Cale, Marvin Gaye)
    • Producer: Jimmy Buffett, Trevor Horn, Gloria Jones, James Stroud, Don Was (RIP: Audie Ashworth)
    • Technical: Mick Guzauski, Billy Kinsley, Rik Pekkonen, Eddy Schreyer
    • Comments: This soundtrack for the movie starring John Travolta includes songs by Bryan Ferry, Eric Clapton, J J Cale, Aaron Neville, Taj Mahal, Marvin Gaye, Jewel, Iguanas, Peter Gabriel, Dorothy Moore and orchestral score by Thomas Newman.
SESSIONS (15 credits)
  • I hate myself / Let´s paint the town red (SINGLE) - Al Sweatt (1958)

    • Guests: (RIP: J J Cale)
    • Comments: Recorded with backing by Johnny Cale & The Valentines.
  • Angel clare - Art Garfunkel (1973)

    • Members: Art Garfunkel
    • Guests: Hal Blaine, Jules Broussard, Larry Carlton, Mark Friedman, Jim Gordon, Jimmie Haskell, Dorothy Morrison, Michael Omartian, Joe Osborn, Dean Parks, Jack Schroer, Louie Shelton, Paul Simon, Sally Stevens (RIP: J J Cale, Fred Carter Jr, Ernie Freeman, Jerry Garcia, Milt Holland, Larry Knechtel, Peter Matz, Carl Radle, Tommy Tedesco)
    • Technical: Roy Halee
  • Back in ´72 - Bob Seger (1973)

    • Members: Marcy Levy, Jamie Oldaker, Sergio Pastora, Bob Seger (RIP: Dick Sims)
    • Guests: Pete Carr, Roger Hawkins, David Hood, Jimmy Johnson, Scherrie Payne (RIP: Barry Beckett, J J Cale)
  • Sweet harmony - Maria Muldaur (February 1976)

    • Members: Mike Finnigan, Amos Garrett, John Girton, Plas Johnson, Ellen Kearney, Michael Moore, Maria Muldaur, David Nichtern, David Wilcox (RIP: Harry ´Sweets´ Edison, Earl Palmer, Sahib Shihab)
    • Guests: Albert Aarons, Arthur Adams, Oscar Brashear, Kenny Burrell, Gene Coe, Victor Feldman, Jim Gordon, Fred Jackson, Howard Johnson, Russ Kunkel, Trevor Lawrence, Steve Madaio, Gary Mallaber, Bill Payne, Vi Redd, Linda Ronstadt, John Rotella, William ´Smitty´ Smith, Waddy Wachtel, Wendy Waldman, Willie Weeks (RIP: J J Cale, Hoagy Carmichael, Joe Harnell, Lew McCreary, Benny Powell, Marshall Royal, Britt Woodman)
    • Producer: Joe Boyd, Lenny Waronker
  • That´s the way a cowboy rocks - Jessi Colter (1978)

    • Guests: Johnny Gimble (RIP: J J Cale, Fred Carter Jr, Waylon Jennings, Ralph Mooney)
  • Back in the USA - Jonas Fjeld Band (1978)

    • Guests: Buddy Emmons, Mike Lawler, Albert Lee, Dale Sellers, George Tidwell (RIP: J J Cale, Grady Martin, Farrell Morris)
  • Apres minuit - Eddy Mitchell (1978)

    • Guests: Lea Jane Berinati, David Briggs, Janie Fricke, Lloyd Green, Ginger Holladay, Jim Isbell, Charlie McCoy, Wayne Moss, Dale Sellers, Buddy Spicher, Reggie Young (RIP: Kenny Buttrey, J J Cale, Grady Martin, Farrell Morris)
  • Comes a time - Neil Young (1978)

    • Members: Tim Drummond, Karl Himmel, Ralph Molina, Spooner Oldham, Frank Sampedro, Billy Talbot, Neil Young (RIP: Ben Keith, Rufus Thibodeaux)
    • Guests: John Christopher, Ray Edenton, Steve Gibson, Russ Kunkel, Sheldon Kurland, Joe Osborn, Dale Sellers, Jerry Shook (RIP: J J Cale, Charles Cochran, Nicolette Larson, Larrie Londin, Farrell Morris)
    • Producer: (RIP: David Briggs)
    • Technical: (RIP: Denny Purcell)
  • Naked child - Lee Clayton (1979)

    • Members: Philip Donnelly, Tony Newman
    • Guests: Lea Jane Berinati, Tracy Nelson, Lisa Silver, Klaus Voormann, Chip Young (RIP: Audie Ashworth, J J Cale, Andrew McMahon)
  • Dreamers matinee - Don Schlitz (1980)

    • Guests: Harold Bradley, David Briggs, Harrison Calloway, Joe Caro, Ronnie Eades, Roger Hawkins, David Hood, Jimmy Johnson, Mike Leech, Rick Marotta, Randy McCormick, Chuck Rainey, Charles Rose, David Spinozza, Harvey Thompson, Ed Walsh, Bobby Wood, Reggie Young (RIP: Michael Brecker, J J Cale, Don Grolnick, Larrie Londin, Hugh McCracken)
  • The Rhythm of the saints - Paul Simon (1990)

    • Members: Mingo Araujo, Randy Brecker, Dom Chacal, Steve Gadd, Vincent Nguini, Ray Phiri, Armand Sabal-Lecco, Paul Simon (RIP: Michael Brecker)
    • Guests: Isaac Asante, Dave Bargeron, Adrian Belew, Karen Bernod, Briz, Remi Kabaka, Greg Phillinganes, Nana Vasconcelos (RIP: Francisco Aguabella, J J Cale, Clifton Chenier)
  • Lover cafe - Emile Wandelmer (1990)

    • Guests: Nathan East, Peter Frampton, Bobby Martin, Dean Parks, Timothy B Schmit, David Woodford (RIP: J J Cale, Jeff Porcaro)
  • Seven gates: a Christmas album - Ben Keith & Friends (1994)

    • Members: (RIP: Ben Keith)
    • Guests: Joe Allen, Larry Cragg, Kenny Malone, Ralph Molina, Mickey Raphael, Astrid Young, Neil Young, Pegi Young (RIP: J J Cale, Johnny Cash, Charles Cochran, Rusty Kershaw, Nicolette Larson, Rufus Thibodeaux)
    • Comments: The album has been reissued in 2008 with the new title Christmas at the ranch.
  • The Tractors - The Tractors (1994)

    • Members: Ron Getman, Jamie Oldaker, Walt Richmond, Steve Ripley
    • Guests: Ry Cooder, John Crowder, Jim Keltner, Bonnie Raitt, Leon Russell (RIP: J J Cale, Debbie Campbell, Curly Lewis, Eldon Shamblin)
  • Uncovered - Tony Joe White (September 2006)

    • Guests: Eric Clapton, Wayne Jackson, Mark Knopfler (RIP: J J Cale, Carson Whitsett)
    • Technical: Alan Douglas
COMPILATIONS (SESSIONS) (5 credits)
  • Solid gold rapid action - Marc Bolan & T Rex (August 1998)

    • Members: Herbie Flowers, Jack Green, Gloria Jones, Howard Kaylan, Bill Legend, Davy Lutton, Tony Newman, Mark Volman (RIP: Marc Bolan, Steve Currie, Dino Dines, Micky Finn)
    • Guests: Bud Beadle, David Bowie, B J Cole, Burt Collins, Steve Harley, Ian McDonald, Chris Mercer, Danny Thompson (RIP: J J Cale, Harry Nilsson)
    • Producer: Tony Visconti
  • The Paul Simon anthology - Paul Simon (November 1999)

    • Members: Mingo Araujo, Cyro Baptista, Hal Blaine, Randy Brecker, Tony Cedras, Dom Chacal, Jon Faddis, Steve Gadd, Art Garfunkel, Bakithi Kumalo, Tony Levin, Sidinho Moreira, Isaac Mtshali, Vincent Nguini, Joe Osborn, Ray Phiri, Armand Sabal-Lecco, John Selolwane, Paul Simon, Julia Tillman Waters, John Tropea, Oren Waters, Maxine Willard Waters (RIP: Michael Brecker, Fred Carter Jr, Eric Gale, Larry Knechtel, Ralph MacDonald, Hugh McCracken, Richard Tee)
    • Guests: Ken Ascher, Patti Austin, Dave Bargeron, Adrian Belew, Briz, Pete Carr, Bob Cranshaw, Ronnie Cuber, Richard Davis, Jerry Douglas, Don Elliot, Phil Everly, Alex Foster, Earl Gardner, Bobby Gregg, Dave Grusin, Roger Hawkins, David Hood, Cissy Houston, Anthony Jackson, Bob James, Jimmy Johnson, Quincy Jones, Remi Kabaka, Mike Mainieri, Armando Marcal, Charlie McCoy, Airto Moreira, Rob Mounsey, Milton Nascimento, Del Newman, Dean Parks, Greg Phillinganes, Lenny Pickett, Linda Ronstadt, Rob Sabino, Valerie Simpson, Lew Soloff, David Spinozza, Ringo Starr, Grady Tate, Nana Vasconcelos (RIP: Francisco Aguabella, Barry Beckett, J J Cale, Pete Drake, Ernie Freeman, Winston Grennan, Buddy Harman, Alan Rubin, Bobby Scott, Phoebe Snow)
    • Producer: Roy Halee, Bob Johnston, Paul Samwell-Smith, Russ Titelman (RIP: Phil Ramone)
    • Technical: Greg Calbi
  • Greatest hits - Neil Young (2004)

    • Members: John Barbata, Chad Cromwell, David Crosby, TIm Drummond, Karl Himmel, Nils Lofgren, Ralph Molina, Graham Nash, Spooner Oldham, Greg Reeves, Rick Rosas, Frank Sampedro, Calvin ´Fuzzy´ Samuels, Stephen Stills, Billy Talbot, Dallas Taylor, Neil Young (RIP: Kenny Buttrey, Ben Keith, Rufus Thibodeaux, Danny Whitten)
    • Guests: John Christopher, Steve Gibson, Carl Gorodetzky, Teddy Irwin, Joe Osborn, Linda Ronstadt, Dale Sellers, Jerry Shook, James Taylor (RIP: J J Cale, Charles Cochran, Nicolette Larson, Farrell Morris)
    • Producer: Niko Bolas, David Briggs (RIP: Henry Lewy)
    • Technical: Chris Bellman
    • Comments: CD+DVD compilation, including tracks by Crosby Stills Nash & Young.
  • Early Seger vol 1 - Bob Seger (November 2009)

    • Members: Drew Abbott, Chris Campbell, Keith Kaminski, Rick Mannassa, Charlie Allen Martin, Alto Reed, Bob Seger, Dave Teegarden, Skip Van Winkle
    • Guests: David Briggs, Pete Carr, Roger Hawkins, David Hood, Jimmy Johnson, Jimmy McCarty, Charlie McCoy (RIP: Barry Beckett, Kenny Buttrey, J J Cale, Tommy Cogbill)
  • The Essential Paul Simon - Paul Simon (2010)

    • Members: Mingo Araujo, Cyro Baptista, Randy Brecker, Tony Cedras, Dom Chacal, Jon Faddis, Steve Gadd, Jamey Haddad, Bakithi Kumalo, Tony Levin, Sidinho Moreira, Isaac Mtshali, Vincent Nguini, Ray Phiri, Armand Sabal-Lecco, John Selolwane, Steve Shehan, Paul Simon, Mark Stewart, Grady Tate, Julia Tillman Waters, John Tropea, Oren Waters, Maxine Willard Waters (RIP: Michael Brecker, Eric Gale, Ralph MacDonald, Hugh McCracken, Richard Tee)
    • Guests: Robby Ameen, Ken Ascher, Patti Austin, Dave Bargeron, Adrian Belew, Karen Bernod, Michael Boddicker, Briz, Pete Carr, Clifford Carter, Bob Cranshaw, Richard Crooks, Ronnie Cuber, Richard Davis, Gordon Edwards, Don Elliot, Brian Eno, Phil Everly, Alex Foster, Alexander Gafa, Earl Gardner, Gil Goldstein, Peter Gordon, Herbie Hancock, Roger Hawkins, David Hood, Cissy Houston, Anthony Jackson, Bob James, Kia Jeffries, Jimmy Johnson, Abraham Laboriel, Jesse Levy, Oriente Lopez, Mike Mainieri, Sid McGinnis, Marcus Miller, Airto Moreira, Rob Mounsey, Milton Nascimento, Joe Osborn, Pino Palladino, Dean Parks, Greg Phillinganes, Lenny Pickett, Marc Quinones, Mark Rivera, Linda Ronstadt, Felix Sabal-Lecco, Valerie Simpson, Lew Soloff, David Spinozza, Marvin Stamm, Nana Vasconcelos (RIP: Francisco Aguabella, Barry Beckett, J J Cale, Winston Grennan, Paul Griffin, Claude Jeter, Irwin ´Marky´ Markowitz, Jeff Porcaro, Alan Rubin, Jimmy Sabater, Nestor Sanchez, Bobby Scott, Phoebe Snow)
    • Producer: Roy Halee, Paul Samwell-Smith, Russ Titelman, Lenny Waronker (RIP: Phil Ramone)
    • Technical: Dan Hersch, Bill Inglot

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From the superb site Knights in Blue Denim: The British Blues Scene '68 - '70 (by Christer Fridhammar & Vanja), we have:

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THANKS:

Special Thanks to:
  • John Pearson: for quickly writing to me after J J Cale´s demise (2013).

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