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Ry Cooder: The Slide Area (Warner Bros.) **

Fred Schruers, Rolling Stone, 24 June 1982

RY COODER HAS made ten albums (excluding soundtracks) since his 1970 debut LP, and with the exception of one overly precious stiff (Jazz), each new record has gathered critical bouquets and kept his slowly expanding audience happy.

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