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To Tulsa and Back We shouldn't take Cale for granted just because he's been so good for so long. His laconic Okie rock, with its sawdust shuffle beats and bluesy...To Tulsa and Back We shouldn't take Cale for granted just because he's been so good for so long. His laconic Okie rock, with its sawdust shuffle beats and bluesy...2004-06-18
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To Tulsa and Back

Lead Performer: J.J. Cale; Producer (group): Sanctuary

We shouldn’t take Cale for granted just because he’s been so good for so long. His laconic Okie rock, with its sawdust shuffle beats and bluesy melodies, has always been a tonic for the harried soul. And the predictable elements – Cale’s down-low vocals, his clean guitar lines and itinerant laments – have not worn thin from overuse.

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