Ry Cooder's 'Chavez' Suite

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Set List

Songs played by Ry Cooder for 'World Cafe':

  • "Los Chuchos Suaves"
  • "Poor Man's Shangri-La"
  • "Don't Call Me Red"

In a career spanning more than 40 years, Ry Cooder has quietly shown his prowess as a gifted musical jack-of-all-trades.

Ry Cooder's interests have led him to many collaborations, from film to Havana.

Ry Cooder's interests have led him to many collaborations, from film to Havana. Thomas DeSoto/allmusic.com hide caption

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His latest release, Chavez Ravine, is a concept album dealing with the demise of the Mexican-American Los Angeles neighborhood of Chavez Ravine. The area was irrevocably transformed by the arrival of the Los Angeles Dodgers stadium.

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