Crazy Mama: JJ CALE

Australian singles charts:
Crazy Mama entered the Kent singles chart on 10 April 1972 and peaked at #10. It was #65 on the Top 100 of 1972.

The song is on Naturally which entered the Kent album charts on 8 May 1972 and peaked at #10.

JJ Cale

Audie Ashworth

Oklahoma, USA 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.
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