Artist Review – My Appreciation of J.J. Cale

by Ronald A. Rowe August 28th, 2014
To fully appreciate The Breeze: An Appreciation of JJ Cale, you need to… well, appreciate JJ Cale.  Cale was a guitarist, singer, and songwriter and one of the originators of what became known as the Tulsa Sound.  Eric Clapton’s first solo hit was a J.J. Cale song, After Midnight.  Another of Clapton’s biggest hits of the 1970’s, Cocaine, was also written by Cale.

Although Cale is not a household name, he has written for and worked with many who are, including Johnny Cash, Jerry Garcia, Dr. Hook, Waylon Jennings, Kansas, Santana, George Thorogood & the Destroyers, and Lynyrd Skynyrd, among
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A Half Century of Eric Clapton

by Ronald A. Rowe August 25th, 2014 | Featured Artist
Over the course of half a century, Eric Clapton has made massive contributions to rock and pop music.  He has been a tireless champion of holding onto the blues influence in modern popular music.  His popular hits are too numerous to list here but a few best of the best highlights include After Midnight, I Shot the Sheriff, Willie and the Hand Jive, Swing Low Sweet Chariot, Knockin’ on Heaven’s Door, Lay Down Sally, Wonderful Tonight, Cocaine, Layla, and
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    by Jason Lightner August 27th, 2014 | Album Review
    Whether you're a fan of classic video games and the amazing tunes produced by some really skilled sound engineers, or you just like quirky electronic music, this one might be your cup of tea.

    Mega Man is a franchise which was created by Capcom in 1987, with the release of the first title in the series on the Nintendo Entertainment System. Apart from its famed action-platformer gameplay, Mega Man was renowned for its incredible chiptune music. Every aspect of the game featured its own unique music — from the stage select and game start screens, to each of the six robot masters' stages, and
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