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Ry Cooder ‎– Paradise And Lunch (Reprise Records)


Media NM
Sleeve VG+

Format : LP
Cat N° : REP 44 260
Style : Blues Rock, Country Rock

Ry Cooder, renowned for his slide guitar prowess, emphasizes that a great album should be more than a showcase of his guitar skills. His solo career, starting with his 1970 debut album, “Ry Cooder,” reflects his dedication to melding various American music genres such as blues, country, jazz, folk, and gospel into unique interpretations. Cooder excels as an adapter of old songs, infusing them with his distinct style and creating cohesive soundscapes. His cover versions, like “Tattler,” showcase his ability to breathe new life into classics, blending harmonious vocals and instrumental arrangements seamlessly. Throughout “Paradise and Lunch,” Cooder’s musical artistry shines, whether he’s infusing a traditional blues track with a funky twist, adding reggae vibes to familiar tunes, or collaborating with legends like Earl Hines. This album exemplifies Americana, a genre Cooder masterfully constructs by blending diverse influences, delivering a quintessential American sound that feels both authentic and reconstructed.

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A1 – Tamp ‘Em Up Solid
A2 – Tattler
A3 – Married Man’s A Fool
A4 – Jesus On The Mainline
A5 – It’s All Over Now
B1 – Fool For A Cigarette / Feelin’ Good
B2 – If Walls Could Talk
B3 – Mexican Divorce
B4 – Ditty Wa Ditty

Weight 0,23 kg