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Ry Cooder Digs Through 'Chavez Ravine'

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Ry Cooder Digs Through 'Chavez Ravine'

Ry Cooder Digs Through 'Chavez Ravine'

Ry Cooder Digs Through 'Chavez Ravine'

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Guitarist, composer and singer Ry Cooder is the latest in a string of artists to take up the story of Chavez Ravine — an impoverished Los Angeles neighborhood of immigrants. Years ago, Los Angeles officials picked the area as the new home of the Brooklyn Dodgers. Today, Chavez Ravine is the home of Dodger Stadium.