3 Original Albums, Out June 3, 2016
June 3, 2016
Troubadour, '5', and Shades have been reissued in a three album set (street date June 3rd, 2016). The reissues coincide with the 40th anniversary of Troubadour, which was originally released in 1976 and contains the iconic songs "Cocaine" and "Travelin' Light". The follow up album, '5', was released in 1979. This album features "Sensitive Kind", a later hit single for Santana when he covered it. In 1981 Cale released Shades, which features such live favorites as "Carry On" and "Mama Don't". This album also includes a who's who of renowned musicians: Tommy Tedesco, Gordon Shryock, Reggie Young, James Burton, Bill Boatman, Johnny Christopher, Tommy Cogbill, Nick Rather, Emory Gordy Jr., Carol Kaye, Michael Rhodes, Jim Keltner, Christine Lakeland, Gary Allen, Hal Blaine, Hayword Bishop, Kenneth A. Buttrey, Karl Himmel, Russ Kunkel, Larry Bell, David Briggs, Leon Russell, Bill Payne, Glen D. Hardin, Bobby Emmons, Jimmy Karstein and Denis Solee.
The three album set has been released in Europe and the rest of the World (excluding USA), and can be ordered via Amazon Germany.
Finally, Congratulations to Eric Clapton for hitting the top 10 on the US Billboard Chart with his latest studio album, I Still Do. Eric's 23rd studio album entered the chart at #6 and includes two covers of previously unreleased JJ Cale songs, "Can't Let You Do It" and "Somebody's Knockin' ".