Ry Cooder

  1. T Bone Burnett, Bonnie Raitt Among Many at Troubadour's Tribute to Phil Everly

    January 26, 2014 5:47 PM EST Grammy nominees from the Americana, folk, bluegrass and blues categories gathered Saturday night at the Troubadour to pay tribute to the late Phil Everly , who died Jan. 3 and will be honored during the televised ceremony. Grammys 2014: Complete C ...

  2. Buena Vista Social Club Plots Farewell Tour

    November 11, 2013 12:52 PM EST Buena Vista Social Club, which began as a group of Cuban senior citizens who rose to global stardom after being recruited by Ry Cooder for a historic recording session in Havana, will reportedly say "Adios" to world stages with a 2014- ...

  3. Album Reviews: Little Big Town, Dwele, Dispatch & Jessie Ware

    August 30, 2012 12:45 PM EDT LITTLE BIG TOWN Tornado Producer: Jay Joyce Capitol Nashville Release Date: Sept. 11 This co-ed Nashville quartet turned in one of the strongest-and most polished-performances on Lionel Richie's recent country duets album, "Tuskegee" ...

  4. Business Matters: Spotify Does Many Things Well, But Radio Isn't One of Them

    June 19, 2012 5:32 PM EDT Spotify's Radio Problem -- Since June 2011 it has been quite easy to gauge what people think of the latest digital music service: see how much the market punished Pandora's stock. When Spotify launched on July 14, shares of Pandora fells ...

  5. Chris Ethridge, Flying Burrito Brothers Bassist, Dead at 65

    April 23, 2012 9:33 PM EDT Chris Ethridge, the bass player who lent his musicianship and songwriting to the Flying Burrito Brothers, the International Submarine Band and others, has died at 65, Rolling Stone reports . Ethridge co-founded the Flying Burrito Brothers with Gra ...

  6. Manuel Galban, Grammy-Winning Cuban Guitarist and Buena Vista Social Club Alum, Dead at 80

    July 08, 2011 4:50 PM EDT >Manuel Galbán, who died Thursday in Havana, was best known in Cuba for the grooving electric guitar stylings that backed the Cuban vocal quartet Los Zafiros, who catapulted to international fame in the '60s. He found new audiences wor ...

  7. Buena Vista Social Club Bassist Lopez Dead At 76

    February 10, 2009 12:00 AM EST Orlando "Cachaito" Lopez, considered the "heartbeat" of Cuba's legendary Buena Vista Social Club for his internationally acclaimed bass playing, died Monday of complications from prostate surgery, fellow musicians said. He ...

  8. From The Magazine: Keep On Keeping On

    January 30, 2007 12:00 AM EST The music of the civil rights era is on the mind of soul legend Mavis Staples. Her forthcoming spring album, "We'll Never Turn Back," leans heavily on songs from the period in which the Staples Singers began to shine on the gospel/f ...