Chicken Skin Music - Ry Cooder
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  1. The Bourgeois Blues
  2. I Got Mine
  3. Always Lift Him Up/Kanaka Wai Wai
  4. He'll Have to Go
  5. Smack Dab in the Middle
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  1. The Bourgeois Blues
  2. I Got Mine
  3. Always Lift Him Up/Kanaka Wai Wai
  4. He'll Have to Go
  5. Smack Dab in the Middle
  6. Stand By Me
  7. Yellow Roses
  8. Chloe
  9. Goodnight Irene
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Ry Cooder has always believed in the "mutuality in music," and this may be no more evident in his career than with his fifth album, Chicken Skin Music (a Hawaiian colloquialism, synonymous with goosebumps). Even more than usual, Cooder refuses to recognize borders -- geographical or musical -- presenting "Stand By Me" as a gospel song with a norteño arrangement, or giving the Jim Reeves country-pop classic, "He'll Have to Go," a bolero rhythm, featuring the interplay of Flaco Jimenez's accordion and Pat Rizzo's alto sax. ...

Chicken Skin Music 1990, Reprise

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