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Cooder at the Movies

Don Snowden, Musician, 28 February 1985

"A MOVIE SCORE is probably the last refuge of abstract music," remarks Ry Cooder in the spartan foyer of a Hollywood sound studio. "You can't make music like this on records unless you're Brian Eno, put it out yourself and sell it to the fans. I can't do that. I need an excuse."

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