Ry Cooder Crossroads (Original Soundtrack)

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CD Details

  • Released: June 21, 1988
  • Originally Released: 1988
  • Label: Warner Bros / WEA


  • 1.Crossroads
  • 2.Down In Mississippi
  • 3.Cotton Needs Pickin'
  • 4.Viola Lee Blues
  • 5.See You In Hell, Blind Boy
  • 6.Nitty Gritty Mississippi
  • 7.He Made A Woman Out Of Me
  • 8.Feelin' Bad Blues
  • 9.Somebody's Callin' My Name
  • 10.Willie Brown Blues
  • 11.Walkin' Away Blues

Product Description:

Personnel: Ry Cooder (vocals, guitar, mandolin); Jim Dickinson (vocals, guitar, piano, organ); Frank Frost (vocals, harmonica); Willie Green, Jr. , Bobby King (vocals, background vocals); Joe Seneca, Amy Madigan, Sam King, Arnold McCuller (vocals); Otis Taylor (guitar); Kirby Johnson (strings); John "Juke" Logan, Sonny Terry, Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee (harmonica); Walt Sereth (soprano saxophone); George Bohannon (horns, baritone horn); Van Dyke Parks (piano); William D. "Smitty" Smith (organ); Alan Pasqua (synthesizer); John Price, Jim Keltner (drums); Miguel Cruz (percussion); Terry Evans (background vocals).
Audio Remixer: George Massenburg.
Recording information: Ocean Way Studios.
Unknown Contributor Role: Jim Dickinson.
Arrangers: Kirby Johnson; Ry Cooder.
The ersatz blues story of the film gives Ry Cooder leeway to turn in an impressive blues-derived soundtrack featuring Sonny Terry along with his usual collaborators Van Dyke Parks, Jim Keltner, Nathan East, and others. But it's Cooder's guitar playing that highlights the album. ~ William Ruhlmann
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  • UPC: 075992539920
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