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Ry Cooder

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Ry Cooder Takes On the Banks

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

You can bail out the banks, or you can sing out about them. Catchy songs about passbook savings accounts are not the idea behind the latest from the unmistakable musical voice of Ry Cooder. As far as Ry Cooder's music is concerned bankers can't be choosers. The legendary performer-composer behind the politically astute Buena Vista Social Club spoke to Nicola Standbridge of the BBC about his new album, "Pull Up Some Dust and Sit Down."

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Ry Observations

Friday, November 28, 2008

Virtuosic guitarist and Buena Vista Social Club booster Ry Cooder talks about the oddball drag-racers at the heart of a project called "I, Flathead." Later: a look at rise of classical and world music in video games. This is a repeat broadcast.

Buena Vista Social Club spawns new CD

Tuesday, October 14, 2008

Buena Vista Social Club is the biggest-selling world music album ever, with 8 million copies sold. Their 1998 Carnegie Hall debut is just now being released as a double CD. Ry Cooder joins us today. Then, Latin music writer Carolina Gonzalez talks about the impact of the Buena Vista phenomenon ...

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Ry Cooder

Friday, August 01, 2008

Ry Cooder was a legendary guitarist long before his success producing Buena Vista Social Club. His new record I, Flathead is the third in his trilogy about Southern California. It tells the story of drag racers and engine tinkerers in the desert in ...

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Bonus Track: “Ridin With the Blues”

Friday, August 01, 2008

From Ry Cooder's new album, I, Flathead (Nonesuch).

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Ry Cooder

Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Ry Cooder is best-known for his eclectic guitar-driven albums and his collaboration with Cuban musicians in the Buena Vista Social Club project. His latest release, a CD-and-novella combo called I, Flathead, completes his "California Trilogy" of albums. It follows the fictional musician Kash Buk, his alien friend Shakey, and their ...

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