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J. J. Cale

J. J. CaleAKA Jean Jacques Cale

Born: 5-Dec-1938
Birthplace: Oklahoma City, OK
Died: 26-Jul-2013
Location of death: La Jolla, CA [1]
Cause of death: Heart Attack

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Songwriter

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Wrote Cocaine and After Midnight

Born in Oklahoma City and raised in Tulsa. Cale is the original author and performer of a number of songs that others have made hits, such as Cocaine and After Midnight (performed often by Eric Clapton) and They Call Me the Breeze (performed often by Lynyrd Skynyrd.)

(Photograph used by kind courtesy of Helmut Werb.)

[1] Scripps Hospital, La Jolla, CA.

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