Oklahoma blues guitarist and songwriter J.J. Cale is best known for a number of songs which became radio favorites when covered by other artists. These include both "After Midnight
" and "Cocaine
," which were written and recorded by Cale before Eric Clapton cut his versions. Also, Cale's track "Call Me The Breeze
" has been covered by numerous acts, most notably by Lynyrd Skynyrd.
"Crazy Mama" is a song from Cale's debut album Naturally
, and was his only Top 40 hit in the US.