The Wizard of Slide

October 1974
Time;10/21/1974, Vol. 104 Issue 17, p99
The article features Ryland Cooder, a guitarist and singer of wry wit and concentrated energy who has extended the troubadour tradition of Woody Guthrie. It mentions that Cooder worked as a session man around Los Angeles, California and with the Rolling Stones in England when he signed with the Warner Bros. Records Inc. It also states that Cooder's dexterous rhythm work on guitar and mandolin had won him a reputation as a good musician and one of the most generative talents in music industry.


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