Ry Cooder...  American Musician

Brilliant slide guitarist and a keen blues enthusiast though he he is best known now for film music -- Ry Cooder, formerly of Captain Beefheart and his Magic Band.

Ry Cooder, - slide guitar guru and multicultural music genius.  Ry later had a second fine career working on movie soundtracks, and since the ’90s he has thrown himself into world music collaborative projects and has worked in every conceivable musical hybrid from Havana to Timbuktu, Hawaii and Okinawa to the Ganges River…

Today’s OF spotlight is on Ry Cooder, slide guitar guru and multicultural music genius, who is 65 today! I probably spent more of my youth with Ry Cooder’s musical archeology than with any other.

" Chavez Ravine" by Ry Cooder

" Chavez Ravine" by Ry Cooder

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