Ry Cooder 1970-1987
Label: WARNER BROS
2013 eleven CD box set containing 11 of the guitarist's albums originally released between 1970 and 1987: Ry Cooder, Into the Purple Valley, Boomer's Story, Paradise And Lunch, Chicken Skin Music, Show Time, Jazz, Bop Till You Drop, Borderline, The Slide Area and Get Rhythm. Whether serving as a session musician, solo artist, or soundtrack composer, Ry Cooder's songwriting and chameleon-like fretted instrument expertise have led to a career spanning over nearly five decades. His work incorporates an incredibly eclectic range of musical styles, including Rock & Roll, Blues, Folk, Tex-Mex and R&B. Famous for his slide guitar work, Ry Cooder has been highly ranked in both Rolling Stone magazine and Gibson's Greatest Guitarists of All Time polls. This neatly packaged box consists of 11 of Ry Cooder s albums from 1970 1987 in a compact boxset, including the first pop album digitally recorded for a major-label, Bop Till You Drop.