Eric Clapton will release an album of songs originally recorded by his late friend JJ Cale.
Cale died on July 26, 2013. Â The Oklahoma musician wroteÂ CocaineÂ and After Midnight, two songs that became huge hits for Clapton in the 1970's.
The tribute album will be calledÂ The Breeze, a nod to Cale's nickname. Â It will feature Clapton covering Cale's songs with guests like Tom Petty, John Mayer, Willie Nelson, Mark Knopfler, and Derek Trucks.