US singer-songwriter JJ Cale dies, aged 74

Sunday, 28 July 2013 - 8:30


US singer-songwriter JJ Cale has died of heart attack at the age of 74.

An announcement on his personal website said he had passed away at a hospital in California.

Born in Oklahoma, Cale helped create the Tulsa Sound, which combined blues, rockabilly, and country.

He became famous in 1970, when Eric Clapton covered his song After Midnight.