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Published: 2014/07/22

Eric Clapton Teams Up with John Mayer, Mark Knopfler for New JJ Cale Covers

Eric Clapton has premiered two JJ Cale covers from The Breeze, his forthcoming tribute to the blues guitar legend. Slowhand trades solos with John Mayer on “Don’t Wait,” a track that debuted on Billboard earlier today. The guitarist also teams up with Mark Knopfler and Don White for “Train to Nowhere,” which also premiered today via Guitar World.

The Breeze: An Appreciation of JJ Cale is set for release July 29 on Bushbranch Records/Surfdog Records. The tribute album features 16 Cale songs performed by Clapton with a variety of special guests, including Knopfler, Mayer, White, Willie Nelsonand Tom Petty.

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DR July 22, 2014, 16:35:09

Who’s Soundcloud account are these connected to, please?
-thx

Dick July 22, 2014, 16:45:55

Clapton’s 846th tribute show/album for an artist greater than himself. Next, “What a Purple World: Clapton Does Barney”. “He (Barney) just captures the whimsical essence of what I wanted to be more than anyone else. I owe 95% of my success to that man..er, dinosaur?”

bluesdad July 23, 2014, 05:58:09

Hey Dick, your name is perfect. How about an informed comment on the music?

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