“Cocaine” was written by J.J. Cale. The song was popularized by the release of Eric Clapton’s album Slowhand in 1977. Enjoy J.J. Cale’s “Cocaine”. …
There is no secret we like to find excellent covers of classic rock tunes. The Folks have met our criteria for putting their unique fingerprint on a classic rock standard. We hope you enjoy The Folks covering Eric Clapton/J.J. Cale’s “Cocaine”.
J.J. Cale’s “Cocaine” is a very easy song to play on guitar. It basically moves back and forth between an E and D chord with an open low E string ringing out. Eric Clapton plays this at the 7th and 5th fret. At the end of the chorus the chord progression walks down from E-D-C-B at the 7th, 5th, 3rd and 2nd fret also with the low E ringing out.