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.