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Ryland Peter Cooder (Ry) (Los AngelesMarch 15, 1947) is an American guitarist and producer.

Initially he worked as a slide guitarist. Cooder has worked extensively as a studio musician where he has worked on many film soundtracks. Cooder provided among other things the film music for Paris, Texas (1984) by Wim Wenders. He also played in Captain Beefheart's Magic Band.

Recently his trilogyChavez RavineMy name is Buddy and I, Flathead. Also appeared in 2008 the collector The UFO has landed that his film music and his solo work together.

He worked with the Rolling Stones between 1968 and 1970. So he played the slide guitar solo on Sister Morphine. Cooder left the Rolling Stones because he felt that the members of the Stones there with his songs off went (plagiarism).

Cooder has made many albums in which he colluded with well-known and less well-known musicians and in lesser-known styles. An example of this is Chicken Skin Musicwhich resulted in a renewed interest in music from Hawaii.

He also made a contribution on the album Safe As Milk by Captain Beefheart, where he played slide guitar.

In 1994 , he participated with the Malian blues guitarist Ali Farka Touré album Talking Timbuktu on.

On his album Buena Vista Social Club (1997) he collaborated with Cuban musicians, which earned him a Grammy Award . Wim Wenders directed a documentary about this project, which in 2000 was nominated for an Academy Award.

During concerts in June 2009 in Carré in Amsterdam brought Cooder together with bassist Nick Lowe, his son Joachim and singer Juliette Commagere a selection from his oeuvre. The announced Flaco Jimenez had to attend because of a hernia.

In 2011 Cooders album Pull Up Some Dust and Sit Down issued.

A year later, he released the album "Election special" as his support for the Democratic Party and president Barack Obama

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[hide]*1 discography

Discography[Edit]Edit

Albums[Edit]Edit

Album (s) with any charts in the

the Dutch Album Top 100

Date of

appear

Date of

entry

Highest

position

Number Of

weeks

Comments
Chicken skin music 1976 09-10-1976 14 24 with The Chicken Skin Revue
Showtime 1977 27-08-1977 34 7 Live Album
Jazz 1978 17-06-1978 32 4
Bop 'till you drop 1979 04-08-1979 21 13
Borderline 1980 25/10/1980 27 8
The slide area 1982 24-04-1982 20 12
Paris Texas 1985 16-02-1985 33 6 Soundtrack
Get rhythm 1987 21-11-1987 41 5
Talking Timbuktu 1994 28-05-1994 62 12 with Ali Farka Touré
Buena Vista Social Club 1997 19-07-1997 6 220 with Buena Vista Social Club
Mambo sinuendo 2003 08-02-2003 28 28 with Manuel Galbán
Chávez ravine 2005 18-06-2005 18 16
My name is Buddy 2007 10-03-2007 25 8
I, flathead 2008 28-06-2008 46 8
The Ry Cooder anthology-The UFO has landed 2008 08-11-2008 64 4 Compilation album
San Patricio 05-03-2010 13-03-2010 57 3 with The Chieftains
Pull up some dust and sit down 09-09-2011 10-09-2011 24 10
Election Special 2012 25-08-2012 28 1 *
Album (s) with chart positions in

the Flemish Ultratop 200 albums

Date of

appear

Date of

entry

Highest

position

Number Of

weeks

Comments
Mambo sinuendo 2003 08-02-2003 13 17 with Manuel Galbán
Chávez ravine 2005 18-06-2005 27 10
My name is Buddy 2007 17-03-2007 44 5
I, flathead 2008 05-07-2008 40 5
The Ry Cooder anthology-The UFO has landed 2008 15-11-2008 47 2 Compilation album
San Patricio 2010 20-03-2010 48 4 with The Chieftains
Pull up some dust and sit down 2011 10-09-2011 21 6
Election Special 2012 25-08-2012 41 9 *

Singles[Edit]Edit

Single (s) with any charts in the

the Dutch Top 40

Date of

appear

Date of

entry

Highest

position

Number Of

weeks

Comments
He'll have to go 1976 25-12-1976 12 7 No. 8 in the Single Top 100
Little sister 1979 08-09-1979 tip21 -
Chan Chan 1997 01-11-1997 tip6 - with Buena Vista Social Club
Single (s) with chart positions

in the Flemish Ultratop 50

Date of

appear

Date of

entry

Highest

position

Number Of

weeks

Comments
He'll have to go 1976 - No. 13 in the Radio 2 Top 30

Radio 2 Top 2000[Edit]Edit

Number (s) with markings

in the Radio 2 Top 2000

' 99 ' 00 ' 01 ' 02 ' 03 ' 04 ' 05 ' 06 ' 07 ' 08 ' 09 ' 10 ' 11 ' 12 ' 13
He'll have to go 988 - 875 756 814 731 778 874 1072 851 968 990 1286 1544 976
Little sister 1363 - 1089 1432 - 1703 1714 1657 - 1954 1732 - - - -

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