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"Cocaine", "After Midnight" composer J. J. Cale has passed at 74

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266 days ago

http://music.msn.com/music/article.aspx?news=820172

Eric Clapton made them famous, but they were the brainchild of J. J. His vision for both songs was quite a bit more laid back than Clapton’s.

“Cocaine” :

“After Midnight” :

-- The whole aim of practical politics is to keep the populace alarmed (and hence clamorous to be led to safety) by menacing it with an endless series of hobgoblins, all of them imaginary. - H.L. Mencken


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#1 posted 266 days ago

JJ Cale passed away at 8:00 pm on Friday July 26 at Scripps Hospital in La Jolla, CA.

-- The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools. Confucius, 经过艰苦的努力的梦想可以成真

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#2 posted 266 days ago

recorded 34 albums

-- The expectations of life depend upon diligence; the mechanic that would perfect his work must first sharpen his tools. Confucius, 经过艰苦的努力的梦想可以成真

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