Ry Cooder

Ryland Peter Cooder is an American musician, songwriter, film score composer and record producer. He is a multi-instrumentalist but is best known for his slide guitar work, his interest in roots music from the United States, and his collaborations with traditional musicians from many countries.
Cooder's solo work draws upon many genres. He has played with John Lee Hooker, Captain Beefheart, Gordon Lightfoot, Ali Farka Touré, Eric Clapton, The Rolling Stones, Van Morrison, Neil Young, Randy Newman, David Lindley, The Chieftains, The Doobie Brothers, and Carla Olson & the Textones. He formed the band Little Village. He also produced the Buena Vista Social Club album, which became a worldwide hit. Wim Wenders directed the documentary film of the same name, which was nominated for an Academy Award in 2000.
Cooder was ranked eighth on Rolling Stone magazine's 2003 list of "The 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time". A 2010 ranking by Gibson placed him at number 32.

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This Land is Your LandWoody Guthrie: At 100! (Live At The Kennedy Center)4:55
This Train is Bound for GloryWoody Guthrie: At 100! (Live At The Kennedy Center)3:41
Cancion MixtecaMusic By Ry Cooder4:16
On the CouchSoundtracks1:29
Angola (Remastered Version)Soundtracks2:03
Why Don't You Try Me (Remastered Version)The Ry Cooder Anthology: The UFO Has Landed4:57
No Safety ZoneSoundtracks1:55
Smack Dab in the MiddleChicken Skin Music3:19
Vigilante ManInto The Purple Valley4:15
Don't Take Your Guns to Town (Remastered Version)Soundtracks3:48
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