Roll On (JJ Cale album)

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Roll On
Studio album by JJ Cale
Released February 24, 2009
Recorded 2003-2009
Genre Americana
Roots rock
Blues
The Tulsa Sound
Length 41:04
Label Rounder Records
Producer Mike Kappus
JJ Cale chronology
Rewind: The Unreleased Recordings
(2007)
Roll On
(2009)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Roll On is the 14th studio album by JJ Cale, released on February 24, 2009, by Rounder Records.[2] All songs were written by Cale; they include "Who Knew", "Former Me", and "Roll On"; the last of which is a collaboration with Eric Clapton. Some tracks were recorded at sessions at David Teegarden's studio North of Tulsa, Oklahoma in 2003. This was Cale's last studio album before his death in 2013.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Who Knew" 3:30
  2. "Former Me" 2:48
  3. "Where the Sun Don't Shine" 3:07
  4. "Down to Memphis" 3:05
  5. "Strange Days" 3:10
  6. "Cherry Street" 3:43
  7. "Fonda-Lina" 3:20
  8. "Leaving in the Morning" 2:37
  9. "Oh Mary" 3:34
  10. "Old Friend" 3:55
  11. "Roll On" 4:43
  12. "Bring Down the Curtain" 2:51

Musicians[edit]

  • David Teegarden Drums: 1
  • Christine Lakeland Acoustic Guitar: 1, 9, 10, 11
  • David Chapman Bass: 1
  • Jim Karstein Drums: 9, 10
  • Walt Richmond Piano: 9, 10
  • Bill Raffensperger Bass: 9, 10
  • Rocky Frisco Keyboard: 10
  • Shelby Eicher Mandolin: 10
  • Jim Markham Harmonica : 10
  • Don White Guitar: 10
  • Jim Keltner Drums: 11
  • Mark Leonard Bass: 11
  • Glen Dee Piano: 11
  • Eric Clapton Guitar: 11
  • Steve Ripley Acoustic Guitar: 11
  • John "Juke" Logan Harmonica: 11
  • JJ Cale - vocals and all other instruments

Other Credits[edit]

  • Engineered by Mike Test except where noted
  • Executive producer Mike Kappus
  • Tracks 1, 9, 10 recorded at Natura Digital Studio, Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Recording engineers David Teegarden & David Chapman, Assistant Dana Brown
  • Track 11 recorded at Britannia Studio
  • Recording engineer Ed Barton
  • Research Chad Hailey
  • Mastered at Sterling Sound, New York, NY by Greg Calbi
  • All songs produced and written by J. J. Cale

Charts[edit]

Album Chart Peak
position
Certification Sales
New Zealand Albums Chart 29

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jurek, Thom (2011). "Roll On - J.J. Cale | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 7 August 2011. 
  2. ^ Shorefire Press Release