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Ry Cooder: Show Time (Warner Bros. BS 3059)

Dave Marsh, Rolling Stone, 11 August 1977

IT OUGHT to be surprising that Ry Cooder opens his new album with a rock & roll song, Gary "U.S." Bonds' 'School Is Out'. If it isn't, that's because Bonds' songs always sounded like field recordings, too — even if the field seemed to be on Mars.

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