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Buena Vista Social Club

Buena Vista Social Club

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Some Cuban Sizzle: Ry Cooder turns up the musical heat in Havana

Report and Interview by Nicholas Jennings, Maclean's, 13 October 1997

RY COODER'S RESUMÉ is one of the most impressive in popular music. He has lent his guitar skills to recordings by the Rolling Stones, Van ...

Buena Vista Social Club (Director Wim Wenders; Starring: Ry Cooder, Ibrahim Ferrer, Ruben Gonzalez, Omara Portuondo, Eiiades Ochoa)

Film/DVD/TV Review by Gavin Martin, New Musical Express, 18 September 1999

RY COODER'S tireless musical explorations hit unexpected paydirt when he visited Cuba in 1996 and recorded the sessions for the brilliant Buena Vista Social Club ...

Buena Vista Brings Back Old Cuban Sound

Report and Interview by Joel Selvin, San Francisco Chronicle, 19 September 1999

WHEN CUBAN music finally returned to the United States, it picked up where it left off. ...

Fathers & Sons: The Cooders

Interview by Fred Schruers, Rolling Stone, 11 November 1999

JOACHIM COODER was four years old when he decided he wanted to be a drummer, after watching his father, Ry, and drummer Jim Keltner record ...

Omara Portuondo: Royal Festival Hall, London

Live Review by Caroline Sullivan, The Guardian, 29 April 2000

Cuba's Edith Piaf ...


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