JJ Cale

Excellent Lynyrd Skynyrd style cover of “Call Me the Breeze”

The Lexington Lab Band do an excellent job of covering classic rock songs. “Call Me the Breeze” is one of our favorite songs they cover. “Call Me the Breeze” was released on the 1974 Lynyrd Skynyrd album Second helping and their double live album One More from the Road in 1976. Eric Clapton also made an excellent cover of the song. The song was written by JJ Cale.



Eric Clapton & JJ Cale “Call Me the Breeze” live

“Call Me the Breeze” was first recorded in 1970 by JJ Cale. It was released as the opening track on his debut album Naturally in 1972. “Call Me the Breeze” is a standard 12-bar blues guitar pattern. The song has been covered by numerous artists with the Lynyrd Skynyrd and Eric Clapton versions gaining the most public acclaim.