American Originals: Ry Cooder

American Originals is WYEP's monthly series devoted to essential American artists and their music. This time we focus on the career of session guitarist, prolific songwriter and producer, Ry Cooder. From recording with The Rolling Stones to the Buena Vista Social Club, hear how he has brought passion and a sense of history and social justice to his work. Also featuring music from Little Feat, Eric Clapton, John Lee Hooker, Mavis Staples,The Monkees, Paul Revere and the Raiders and more. Hosted by Rosemary Welsch.