Ry Cooder Takes On the Banks

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

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You can bail out the banks, or you can sing out about them. Catchy songs about passbook savings accounts are not the idea behind the latest from the unmistakable musical voice of Ry Cooder. As far as Ry Cooder's music is concerned bankers can't be choosers. The legendary performer-composer behind the politically astute Buena Vista Social Club spoke to Nicola Standbridge of the BBC about his new album, "Pull Up Some Dust and Sit Down."

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