Quotes by Ry Cooder

Ryland Peter Cooder is an American musician, songwriter, film score composer and record producer. He is a multi-instrumentalist but is best known for his slide guitar work, his interest in roots music from the United States, and his collaborations with traditional musicians from many countries. Cooder's solo work draws upon many genres.

The best Quotes and Sayings

Music is a treasure hunt. You dig and dig, and sometimes you find something.

- Ry Cooder

I'm a man of peace.

- Ry Cooder

I'm used to music as a tool, taking the various elements and then making something completely new out of them. And writing film music is the perfect opportunity to do that, because you can look at the film and then just let your imagination soar.

- Ry Cooder

American global economic imperialism is a fact. It's a known fact. It's a simple fact.

- Ry Cooder

I always thought East L.A. music was so dreamy and languid and kinda greasy.

- Ry Cooder