Taj Mahal and Keb' Mo' Team Up - Premier
Premier GuitarTaj Mahal and Keb' Mo' Team UpPremier GuitarBoth began their recording careers in California: Mahal with Ry Cooder in the Rising Sons, and Mo' with Jefferson Airplane violinist Papa John Creach. Each has worked as an actor. Mahal appeared in the movie Sounder and wrote its score. He also acted ...
Posted on 19 June 2017 | 1:04 pm
Martin Harley on Weissenborns, lap steel
MusicRadarMartin Harley on Weissenborns, lap steel tips and how Nashville changed his playingMusicRadarMartin's music has always reflected American connections; inspired to play slide by Ry Cooder's Paris, Texas soundtrack, his influences are a melting pot of everyone from Kelly Joe Phelps to Bukowski, Tom Waits and Kyuss, but the delta has always run ...
Posted on 19 June 2017 | 11:44 am
Master of None: Music supervisor Zach Cowie
BBC NewsMaster of None: Music supervisor Zach Cowie shares his soundtrack ...BBC NewsHow does a hit song end up in a TV show? It's not as simple as it seems. Every musical moment has to be tested, approved and licensed before it appears on a ...and more »
Posted on 17 June 2017 | 5:05 pm
The Frame | "TajMo" is an overdue
89.3 KPCCThe Frame | "TajMo" is an overdue partnership for blues veterans ...89.3 KPCCKeb' Mo' (left) and Taj Mahal have released their first ever joint album, "TajMo," featuring Bonnie Raitt, Joe Walsh, Sheila E. and more. Jay Blakesberg.and more »
Posted on 2 June 2017 | 4:28 pm
From 2013: Quick, let's take an Allman joy
Tallahassee.comFrom 2013: Quick, let's take an Allman joy ride to the Big AppleTallahassee.com"Ry Cooder," I said. "Other than Ry Cooder," Hub Cub said. And so it went as we rolled on through Pennsylvania and Delaware on a snowy night. I was toying with Hub Cub because of my refusal to declare Duane Allman, who was killed after a motorcycle ...The Allman Brothers Band : NPRNPRGregg Allman, Soulful Trailblazer of Southern Rock, Dies at 69BillboardGregg Allman, Southern Rock Pioneer, Dead at 69RollingStone.comall 585 news articles »
Posted on 27 May 2017 | 1:23 pm
Kacey Musgraves added to summer's Music
Country star Kacey Musgraves is one of several new acts added to this summer's Music in the Zoo series at the Minnesota Zoo.
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 4:11 pm
Blues artist Taj Mahal to play Hartford
Grammy Award-winning blues artist Henry Saint Clair Fredericks, known widely by his stage name, Taj Mahal, is planning to perform some of the hit songs from his 50-year music career on Friday at the Infinity Music Hall in Hartford.
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 5:29 am
Country Love Songs
A chance encounter with George Jones turned young Sam Morgan into Sam Outlaw, country musician. Sam has a love for the traditional sound, but rather than head to Nashvillle, he's carving a career in Los Angeles. His latest release 'Angeleno' is produced by Ry Cooder and includes a stellar cast of musicians. He's currently touring Australia with Justin Townes Earle and he drops in for a chat and ...
Posted on 14 April 2015 | 12:12 am
Musgraves, McMorrow added to MN Zoo music
Salt-n-Pepa gig moved to July 8 at the zoo.
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 11:48 pm
Matthew E. White, a roots-soul paradox
At Rock & Roll Hotel, it was hard to tell if the singer if the singer was putting on a front or if he truly meant it
Posted on 8 April 2015 | 4:22 pm
Joe Smith Receives a Star on the Hollywood
noting Ry Cooder and Randy Newman were her two favorite artists. “The phone calls went out to Cooder and Randy,” Smith says. “ ‘Get your ass in here at 2 o’clock. I want you in here when she arrives.’ That’s what happened, and we had a great run.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 11:10 am
Blues legend to perform at The State Theatre
After graduating, Mahal moved to Los Angeles and formed Rising Sons along with blues musician Ry Cooder. Mahal recorded dozens of albums since then and picked up two Best Contemporary Blues Album Grammy Awards and has been nominated nine times. In ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 5:56 am
Bringing back the sounds of old Cuba
When American guitarist Ry Cooder and British producer Nick Gold rendezvoused in Cuba in April 1996 to record some of the aging masters of the island’s “son” music, they turned to Juan de Marcos Gonzalez, the bandleader of the Havana band Sierra Maestra.
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 1:33 am
Johnny Depp the new face of Dior men's
Depp will star in a short film to mark the Sauvage launch. Directed by Jean-Baptiste Mondino with original soundtrack by Ry Cooder, the film features Depp playing a drifter disenchanted with big city life saying, "I have to get out of here.
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 9:31 am
Preview: Buena Vista Social Club
But when Ry Cooder and others brought the Cuban musicians together, they produced a sound that was able to transport listeners through time and space to Havana of the 1940s and '50s. Since their 1997 Grammy-winning album and the movie about the original ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 12:57 am
'Smokey Joe's Cafe' saxophonist Gil Bernal
Versatile saxophone player Gil Bernal has died at age 80. He performed on the 1950s pop song "Smokey Joe's Cafe" and worked with Spike Jones, Lionel Hampton and Ry Cooder.
Posted on 27 July 2011 | 7:02 am
Ry Cooder keeps alive L.A. sound with new
It was more than 50 years ago but Ry Cooder remembers it like it could have been last week; he was 8 years old and Johnny Cash came on the radio singing "Hey Porter."
Posted on 23 July 2008 | 6:13 pm
Resolved Question: Ry Cooder. "At the
Ry cooder, "dark end of the street"?
Someone said to me, "if you want to know the meaning of GORGEOUS listen to this song." How is rhis a good thing? And what does he mean by saying that? I don't get it....
Posted on 10 April 2013 | 5:48 pm
Resolved Question: Ry cooder, "dark end
What is the meaning of the song and/or lyrics?
Posted on 10 April 2013 | 5:27 pm
Resolved Question: Who is a more versatile
This came up in a conversation. In your opinion
I say Derek
Posted on 22 December 2012 | 3:09 am
Resolved Question: Is feelin bad blues by ry
Posted on 21 October 2011 | 2:55 am
Resolved Question: Girls from texas
do you know of this song being performed by anyone other than ry cooder .im sure i heard a more motown version but can not find it anywhere .
thx do u have a link to it as can2t finfd it anywhere.
thx very much
Posted on 26 February 2011 | 6:15 pm