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Grammy Award For Eric Clapton and J.J. Cale

Published // 11.Feb.08

Eric Clapton and J.J. Cale won the Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Blues Album (Vocal or Instrumental) for "The Road To Escondido" at the 50th Annual Awards Ceremony in Los Angeles on 10 February.

Other nominies in the category were "Into The Blues" - Joan Armatrading, "Is It News" - Doyle Bramhall, "Truth" - Robben Ford and "The Scene Of The Crime" - Bettye LaVette.

"The Road To Escondido" was released on 7 November 2006 by Reprise / WEA.

Eric Clapton has been recognized at the Grammy Award Ceremony a total of 19 times. Eighteen are Grammy Awards for recorded works plus a Lifetime Achievement Award for his pioneering work with the band, Cream.

This was J.J. Cale's first Grammy Award.

The ceremony aired live in the U.S. by CBS Television (8P-11:30P ET / PT). Eric's and J.J.'s award was not televised, but announced prior to the broadcast.

Related Link:

50th Annual Grammy Awards Nominations List

 

 

ALBUM TRACK LISTING "The Road To Escondido"

 

JJCale, Eric Clapton - The Road To Escondido

01. Danger
02. Heads in Georgia
03. Missing Person
04. When This War Is Over
05. Sporting Life Blues
06. Dead End Road
07. It's Easy
08. Hard To Thrill
09. Anyway The Wind Blows
10. Three Little Girls
11. Don't Cry Sister
12. Last Will and Testament
13. Who Am I Telling You
14. Ride The River

MUSICIAN CREDITS

Vocals and Guitars
J.J. Cale
Eric Clapton

Drums
Jim Karstein
James Cruce
Steve Jordan
Abraham Laboriel Junior

Bass
Gary Gilmore
Willie Weeks
Nathan East
Pino Palladino

Hammond Organ, Wurlitzer Piano & Rhodes
Billy Preston

Acoustic Piano, Wurlitzer Piano & Rhodes
Walt Richmond

Keyboards
J.J. Cale

Guitars
Doyle Bramhall II
Derek Trucks
John Mayer
Albert Lee

Accoustic Guitar & Background Vocals
Christine Lakeland

Percussion
David Teegarden
James Cruce
Jim Karstein

Harmonica
Taj Mahal

Fiddle
Dennis Caplinger

Horns
Bruce Fowler
Marty Grebb
Steve Madaio
Jerry Peterson

ALBUM CREDITS

Produced by:
Eric Clapton
J.J. Cale

Co-Produced by:
Simon Climie

FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON THE ARTISTS

www.jjcalemusic.com
www.ericclapton.com

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