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Ry Cooder

Born: Mar 15, 1947 in Los Angeles, CA
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Genre: Country, Folk, Other, Pop/Rock, World, Blues
Biography: Whether serving as a session musician, solo artist, or soundtrack composer, Ry Cooder's chameleon-like fretted instrument virtuosity, songwriting, and choices of material encompass an incredibly eclectic range of North American musical styles, including rock & roll, blues, reggae, Tex-Mex, Hawaiian, ...Read full biography
Paradise And Lunch
Released: 1974
Label: Reprise
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Ry Cooder understands that a great song is a great song, whether it was written before the Depression or last week. Still, at the same time he isn't afraid to explore new avenues and possibilities for ...Read full review
Into The Purple Valley
Released: 1971
Label: Reprise
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Ry Cooder is known as a virtuoso on almost every stringed instrument, and on Into the Purple Valley, he demonstrates this ability on a wide variety of instruments. The main focus of the music here is on ...Read full review
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