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Overview (2)

Born in Los Angeles, California, USA
Birth NameRyland Peter Cooder

Mini Bio (1)

Born in Santa Monica, Ca., Ry Cooder, at the age of four had an accident which left him blind in one eye. He became a bit secluded and began playing the guitar. His biggest influences include Blind Willie Johnson, Arthur "Blind" Blake, Joseph Spence and Curtis Mayfield. Cooder has played on several albums from the Rolling Stones, John Lee Hooker, Eric Clapton and Duane Eddy. He has one son, Joachim, who has played several percussive instruments on his recent albums and soundtracks.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: <BadRon73@aol.com>

Spouse (1)

Susan Titelman (24 October 1970 - ?) ( 1 child)

Trade Mark (3)

Frequently plays slide guitar.
Fender Stratocaster.
Frequent use of open tunings on his guitars.

Trivia (3)

Plays slide guitar in band "little Village".
Inspired Duane Allman to learn how to play slide guitar.
Father of Joachim Cooder.

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