Ry Cooder – Discography

Posted by Green on June 25, 2021as


Ryland Peter Cooder (born March 15, 1947) 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, Linda Ronstadt, David Lindley, The Chieftains, The Doobie Brothers, and Carla Olson & the Textones (on record and film). He formed the band Little Village. He also produced the Buena Vista Social Club album (1997), which became a worldwide hit. Wim Wenders directed the documentary film of the same name (1999), 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”(David Fricke’s Picks). A 2010 ranking by Gibson placed him at number 32.

Ry Cooder – Ry Cooder – 1970
Ry Cooder – Into The Purple Valley – 1971
Ry Cooder – Boomer’s Story – 1972
Ry Cooder – Paradise And Lunch – 1974
Ry Cooder – Chicken Skin Music – 1976
Ry Cooder – Jazz – 1978
Ry Cooder – Bop Till You Drop – 1979
Ry Cooder – Borderline – 1980)
Ry Cooder – The Long Riders (OST) – 1980
Ry Cooder – The Slide Area – 1982
Ry Cooder – Paris, Texas (OST) – 1985
Ry Cooder – Crossroads (OST) – 1986
Ry Cooder – Get Rhythm – 1987
Ry Cooder – Chavez Ravine – 2005
Ry Cooder – My Name Is Buddy – 2007
Ry Cooder – I, Flathead – 2008
Ry Cooder – Pull Up Some Dust And Sit Down – 2011
Ry Cooder – Election Special – 2012
Ry Cooder – Live at the Great American Music Hall, San Francisco – 2013
Ry Cooder – The Prodigal Son – 2018

Ry Cooder – Just A Workin’ Man – 2020

One Comment

  • jster804 says:

    No need to re-up as I have this file from the last time it was available. I’m having issues converting the album Chavez Ravine – 2005 to individual FLAC files. Is there something wrong with the cue sheet by chance? Looking for a little help. Thanks.

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