Call Me the Breeze
|"Call Me the Breeze"|
|Song by JJ Cale from the album Naturally|
|Naturally track listing|
"Call Me the Breeze" is a song by JJ Cale. It first appeared on his 1972 debut album, Naturally, as the opening track. The song consists of a 12-bar blues guitar shuffle over the backing of an early drum machine.
Like many Cale songs, "Call Me the Breeze" has been covered numerous times by an assortment of musicians, most notably Lynyrd Skynyrd on their albums Second Helping (1974) and One More From The Road (1976); Mason Proffit on their 1972 album Rockfish Crossing; Bobby Bare on his album Bobby Bare - The Country Store Collection (1988); Johnny Cash on his album Water from the Wells of Home (1988) with his son, John Carter Cash; John Mayer on his 2013 album Paradise Valley; and UK singer Alan Price on his 1977 album Alan Price.
- Thom Jurek, "Under the Influence: A Jam Band Tribute to Lynyrd Skynyrd" Allmusic. Retrieved 27 July 2013.
- Clapton's version of Call Me The Breeze