Jazz - Ry Cooder
Track Listing
  1. Big Bad Bill (Is Sweet William Now)
  2. Face to Face That I Shall Meet Him
  3. The Pearls/Tia Juana
  4. The Dream
  5. Happy Meeting in Glory
Show All Tracks
  1. Big Bad Bill (Is Sweet William Now)
  2. Face to Face That I Shall Meet Him
  3. The Pearls/Tia Juana
  4. The Dream
  5. Happy Meeting in Glory
  6. In a Mist
  7. Flashes
  8. Davenport Blues
  9. Shine
  10. Nobody
  11. We Shall Be Happy
Show Fewer Tracks

Beginning with his self-titled debut in 1970, Ry Cooder's records seemed to be as much history lesson as they were entertainment. Not because Cooder was trying to club you over the head with this stuff; he simply gravitated to great songs, no matter what the era or genre. Released in 1978, Jazz seems to be his first conscious attempt at a concept album, in the historical sense. Here he pays homage to some of the early tunes and masters of jazz, ranging from the late 1800s through the "coon songs" of the early part of the ...

Jazz 1987, Reprise

UPC: 075992735520

CD

Select