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Robert Hicks was working as a cook at a barbecue stand in Atlanta when he was discovered by a Columbia Records talent scout. What started as a day job made him famous—Hicks was from then on known as Barbecue Bob…

J.J. Cale was best known for the songs ‘After Midnight’ and ‘Cocaine’, covered by Eric Clapton as well as ‘Crazy Mama’ and ‘Call Me The Breeze’.

Born John Weldon Cale in 1938, Cale recorded 14 studio albums as well as his collaboration album with Clapton ‘The Road To Escondido’.

An originator of the so-called Tulsa Sound, Cale’s career spanned over 50 years, beginning in 1958. A multi-instrumentalist and song writer, Cale also worked as an engineer. He was renowned for his songwriting, writing a number of hit songs