Live in San Francisco (Ry Cooder and Corridos Famosos album)

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Live in San Francisco
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Live album by Ry Cooder and Corridos Famosos
Released September 10, 2013 (2013-09-10)
Recorded 2011 at the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco
Genre Blues, folk, Latin, pop rock, world[1]
Label Nonesuch, Perro Verde
Producer Ry Cooder
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Live in San Francisco

Live in San Francisco is a collaborative live album by Ry Cooder and Corridos Famosos released in September 2013 by Nonesuch Records and Perro Verde.[1][2] The album was recorded in 2011 at the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco, California.[2] Cooder produced Live in San Francisco and recorded with members of Corridos Famosos, which included vocalists Juliette Commagere, Terry Evans, and Arnold McCuller, Joachim Cooder on drums, Robert Francis on bass, Flaco Jiménez on accordion, and the ten-piece Mexican brass band La Banda Juvenil.[2] It was his first live album since Show Time (1977), which Cooder also recorded at the Great American Music Hall with Jiménez and Evans.[3]

Track listing[edit]

1."Crazy 'Bout an Automobile (Every Woman I Know)"Billy "The Kid" Emerson[4]5:08
2."Why Don't You Try Me"Snooky Young5:28
3."Boomer's Story"Traditional, Carson Robison4:42
4."Lord Tell Me Why"Cooder, Jim Keltner6:18
5."Do Re Mi"Woody Guthrie5:43
6."School Is Out"Gene Barge, Gary Anderson5:02
7."Dark End of the Street"Chips Moman, Dan Penn, Spooner Oldham7:32
8."El Corrido de Jesse James"Cooder6:15
9."Wooly Bully"Domingo Samudio4:59
10."Volver Volver"Fernando Z. Maldonado6:30
11."Vigilante Man"Guthrie8:19
12."Goodnight Irene"Lead Belly, John A. Lomax7:06


  1. ^ a b "Live in San Francisco". Allmusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved August 19, 2013.
  2. ^ a b c "Nonesuch / Perro Verde Records Release Ry Cooder and Corridos Famosos' "Live in San Francisco" September 10". Nonesuch Records. July 23, 2013. Retrieved August 19, 2013.
  3. ^ Buck, Robbie (August 5, 2013). "Ry Cooder live in San Francisco". ABC Radio National. Retrieved August 19, 2013.
  4. ^ "Live in San Francisco". Nonesuch Records. Retrieved August 20, 2013.