“Louisiana Woman” songwriter, JJ Cale, dies of a heart attack

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Songwriter and musician JJ Cale, who penned songs such as Eric Clapton's Cocaine and Waylon Jennings' Louisiana Woman and Clyde, died Friday in California after suffering a heart attack. He was 74. 

His website states simply: 

JJ Cale passed away at 8:00 pm on Friday July 26
at Scripps Hospital in La Jolla, CA.

The legendary singer / songwriter had suffered a heart attack.
There are no immediate plans for services.
His history is well documented at JJCale.comrosebudus.com/cale,
and in the documentary, To Tulsa And Back.

Donations are not needed but he was a great lover of animals so, if you like,
you can remember him with a donation to your favorite local animal shelter.

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