J.J. Cale

~ Person

Legal name: John Weldon Cale


John Weldon "J. J." Cale (December 5, 1938 – July 26, 2013) was an American guitarist, singer, and songwriter. Though he avoided the limelight, his influence as a musical artist has been acknowledged by figures such as Neil Young, Mark Knopfler, Waylon Jennings, and Eric Clapton, who described him as one of the most important artists in rock history. He is one of the originators of the Tulsa sound, a loose genre drawing on blues, rockabilly, country, and jazz.

In 2008, Cale and Clapton received a Grammy Award for their album The Road to Escondido.

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1971NaturallyJ.J. Cale3.7511
1972ReallyJ.J. Cale29
1974OkieJ.J. Cale27
1976TroubadourJ.J. Cale310
19795J.J. Cale48
1981ShadesJ.J. Cale3.57
1982GrasshopperJ.J. Cale3.56
1983#8J.J. Cale24
1989Travel‐LogJ.J. Cale46
1992Number 10J.J. Cale27
1994Closer to YouJ.J. Cale3.54
1996Guitar ManJ.J. Cale36
2003In Session at the Paradise Studios, Los Angeles, 1979JJ Cale featuring Leon Russell33
2004To Tulsa and BackJ.J. Cale35
2006The Road to EscondidoJ.J. Cale & Eric Clapton3.856
2007Rewind: Unreleased RecordingsJ.J. Cale25
2009Roll OnJ.J. Cale2.655
2019Stay AroundJ.J. Cale33
2019After Hours in MinneapolisJ.J. Cale1

Album + Compilation

1984Special EditionJ.J. Cale5
1989Best of J.J. CaleJ.J. Cale1
1990Strummin’ on the Porch…a Beer in ReachJ.J. Cale1
1997Anyway the Wind Blows: The AnthologyJ.J. Cale1
1997The Very Best of J.J. CaleJ.J. Cale2
1999Classic JJ CaleJ.J. Cale2
2001Millennium EditionJ.J. Cale1
200220th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: The Best of J.J. CaleJ.J. Cale1
2003After MidnightJ.J. Cale1
2004The Ultimate CollectionJ.J. Cale1
2005The Definitive CollectionJ.J. Cale2
2006CollectedJ.J. Cale3.51
2007GoldJ.J. Cale1
2011The Silvertone YearsJ.J. Cale1
2011The J.J. Cale CollectionJ.J. Cale1
2018CollectedJ.J. Cale1
After Midnight: The Best OfJ.J. Cale1
Best OfJ.J. Cale1
Cajun MoonJ.J. Cale1

Album + Live

2001LiveJ.J. Cale4


1958Shock Hop / SneakyJohnny Cale1
1974I Hate MyselfAl Sweatt with Johnnie Cale & The Valentines1
1992Lonesome TrainJ.J. Cale1
Cocaine / After MidnightJ.J. Cale1
Let’s Paint the Town RedAl Sweatt with Johnnie Cale & The Valentines1


2007Dirty Space Disco Volume 1 SamplerYellow Power / J.J. Cale1

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