It’s no secret Ry Cooder has been making great records for decades. 2005’s Chavez Ravine is no exception, ranking with his excellent Paris, TX and Buena Vista Social Club soundtracks. Ravine is both an oral and aural history of the music generated in the Los Angeles basin the past 50+ years. Jazz, latin rhythm & blues, rock ‘n roll, country and folk all conspire to tell stories of McCarthyism, UFO’s, and Angeleno noir. Have a listen…
MP3: Ry Cooder – Poor Man’s Shangri-La
MP3: Ry Cooder – Onda Callejera
Amazon: Ry Cooder – Chavez Ravine

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