Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages
Rock's Backpages

Vinyl Choice: Ry Cooder

Mick Brown, Sunday Times Magazine, November 1980

RY COODER was once described as a "curator of American music". A fair assessment, but it hardly captures the joy and affection of his modern interpretations of old traditions in blues, popular and folk music. A brilliant guitarist, he has played on records by the Rolling Stones, Captain Beefheart and many others, and has made nine solo albums. His recent tour of Britain, in October, was a great critical and popular success.

Total word count of piece: 1037

Subscribe

Becoming a member is easy. Membership gives you access to all the thousands of articles in the library.

Click here to go to Subscribe page.

Click here for academic and other group subscriptions.

Login


Login via your library

If your local library has signed up with Rock's Backpages, please enter your card number below: