Eric Clapton & Friends: The Breeze
- Artist: Eric Clapton
- Format: CD
- Release Date:7/29/2014
Eric Clapton has often stated that JJ Cale is one of the single most important figures in rock history, a sentiment echoed by many of his fellow musicians. Cale's influence on Clapton and many of today's artists cannot be overstated. To honor JJ's legacy, Eric and a group of like-minded friends and musicians is releasing ERIC CLAPTON & FRIENDS: THE BREEZE, AN APPRECIATION OF JJ CALE. With performances by Clapton, Mark Knopfler, John Mayer, Willie Nelson, Tom Petty, Derek Trucks, Don White, and others, the album features 16 Cale songs and is named for the 1972 single 'Call Me the Breeze.'