Into the Purple Valley ()

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Into the Purple Valley - Ry Cooder
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  1. How Can You Keep Moving (Unless You Migrate Too)
  2. Billy the Kid
  3. Money Honey
  4. F.D.R. in Trinidad
  5. Teardrops Will Fall
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  1. How Can You Keep Moving (Unless You Migrate Too)
  2. Billy the Kid
  3. Money Honey
  4. F.D.R. in Trinidad
  5. Teardrops Will Fall
  6. Denomination Blues
  7. On a Monday
  8. Hey Porter
  9. Great Dream from Heaven
  10. Taxes on the Farmer Feeds Us All
  11. Vigilante Man
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Ry Cooder is known as a virtuoso on almost every stringed instrument, and on Into the Purple Valley, he demonstrates this ability on a wide variety of instruments. The main focus of the music here is on the era of the Dust Bowl, and what was happening in America at the time, socially and musically. Songs by Woody Guthrie, Leadbelly, and a variety of others show Cooder's encyclopedic knowledge of the music of this time, combined with an instinctive feel for the songs. 'Phenomenal' is the descriptive word to describe his ...

Into the Purple Valley 2008,

UPC: 4943674080663

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Into the Purple Valley 1990, Reprise

UPC: 075992720021

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