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Buena Vista Social Club : the book of the film

Author: Wim Wenders; Donata Wenders; Ry Cooder
Publisher: London : Thames & Hudson, 2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 1996, a group of legendary Cuban musicians were brought together by Ry Cooder to record a CD. The documentary showed some of their songs being recorded in the studio, concert footage from Amsterdam and New York City, and some of the musicians talking about their lives in Cuba and how they got started in music.
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Genre/Form: Interviews
Pictorial works
Named Person: Ry Cooder
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wim Wenders; Donata Wenders; Ry Cooder
ISBN: 050028220X 9780500282205
OCLC Number: 316499352
Description: 131 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 x 27 cm
Responsibility: Wim and Donata Wenders ; the best of the film stills and many additional photographs by Wim and Donata Wenders ; autobiographical statements by Compay Segundo, Ibrahim Ferrer, Rubén González and the others ; with a foreword by Wim Wenders ; and an interview with Ry Cooder.

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A photographic record of Wim Wender's acclaimed film capturing musician Ry Cooder's odessy to the streets of Havana. It documents his search for the veteran musicians of Cuba's bygone age, and the  Read more...

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