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Ry Cooder Guest Appearances - Singles and Promos

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Year Artist Title
(other tracks where known)
Label Ref CountryFormatPicture Sleeve Promo Non LP Tracks Producer
(per track, where known)
Notes
1965
The Jazzfolk
(later Fusion)
Swamp Surfin'* 
Around the Horn*
Gulf Pacific Records USA 45
Gary Marker 
 
1966
The Rising Sons 
Candy Man* 
The Devil's got my Woman*
Columbia 4-43534 USA 45 non-LP
 
On The Rising Sons Legacy release 
1967
Paul Revere
and The Raiders
Ups and downs* 
Leslie
Columbia 4-44018 USA 45
Terry Melcher 
From Midnight Ride 
1968
John Braden 
What a friend we have in Jesus* 
Hand me down man
A&M 1066 USA 45
Michael Vosse &
Henry Lewy
From album John Braden 
1968
Captain Beefheart 
Yellow Brick Road* 
Abba Zaba*
Pye International 7N25443 UK 45
Bob Krasnow 
Richard Perry
From Safe as Milk 
1968
Captain Beefheart 
Yellow Brick Road* 
Abba Zaba*
Buddah BDS 9 USA 45
Bob Krasnow 
Richard Perry
From Safe as Milk 
1968
Marianne Faithfull 
Sister Morphine* 
Something Better*
Abkco 45-1022 USA 45 non-LP
Jack Nitzsche 
Mick Jagger
On Best of... and Greatest Hits 
1968
Nancy Sinatra 
Hook and Ladder*  
Reprise USA 45 non-LP
Lenny Waronker 
David Wickham
On Boots 
1968
The Monkees 
As we go along 
You and I
Colgems USA 45
 
 
1968
The Monkees 
Porpoise Song 
As we go along*
Colgems 66-1031 USA 45 Picture
Gerry Goffin 
From Head 
1969
Pat Boone 
July, You're a Woman 
Break My Mind*
Tetragrammaton T-1516 USA 45
 
From Departure 
1969
Sal Valentino 
Silkie* 
Song for Rochelle*
Warner WB 7368 USA 45 non-LP
 
 
1970
Arlo Guthrie 
Ballad of Tricky Fred  
Reprise USA 45 Promo
 
Promo with Cooder? 
1970
Mick Jagger 
Memo from Turner* 
Natural Magic*
Decca F 45 Picture
Jack Nitzsche 
From Performance 
1971
Crazy Horse 
Crow Jane Lady* 
Downtown*
Reprise 14081 F 45 Picture
Jack Nitzsche 
Bruce Botnick
From Crazy Horse 
1971
Gordon Lightfoot 
If you could read my mind 
Me and Bobby McGee*
Reprise 11702 ESP 45 Picture
Joe Wissert 
Lenny Waronker
From If You Could Read My Mind 
1971
The Rolling Stones 
Little Queenie 
Love in Vain*
Decca DL 25 447 GER 45 Picture
 
From Let It Bleed 
1972
Arlo Guthrie 
The City of New Orleans 
Days are short*
Repeise REP 1103 USA 45
Lenny Waronker 
John Pilla
From Hobo's Lullaby 
1972
Brenda Patterson 
Jesus on the mainline* 
same (mono)*
Epic 5-10843 USA 45 Promo non-LP
 
Different version from the Playboy LP 
1972
David Blue 
Another one like me 
same (mono)
Asylum AS 11001 USA 45 Promo
 
From Stories 
1973
Bobby King 
Lookin for Love*  
Warner USA 45 non-LP
Russ Titelman 
 
1973
Maria Muldaur 
Midnight at the Oasis 
Any Old Time*
Reprise REP 1183 USA 45
Joe Boyd 
Lenny Waronker
From Maria Muldaur 
1973
Various 
Find yourself a Star, US Airforce  
Reprise USA 45 Promo non-LP
 
 
1974
Randy Newman 
Naked man* 
Guilty*
Warner RPS 1324 USA 45
 
From Good Old Boys 
1975
Gabby Pahinui
with Ry Cooder
Wahine U'I* 
Aloha ka manini*
Warner WB 16995 NL 45 Picture
Panini 
From Gabby vol 1 
1977
Randy Newman 
Rider in the Rain 
Kathleen*
Warner WB 17103 NL 45 Picture
Lenny Waronker 
Russ Titelman
Randy Newman
From Little Criminals 
1978
Captain Beefheart 
Hard Workin' Man*  
MCA MCA366 UK 45 Picture
 
From Blue Collar 
1978
Captain Beefheart 
Hard Workin' Man*  
MCA MCA-40897 USA 45
 
From Blue Collar 
1978
Captain Beefheart 
Sure 'Nuff 'N Yes I Do* 
Electricity*
Buddah/Pye BDS 466 UK 45 Picture
 
From Safe as Milk 
1979
Van Morrison 
Full Force Gale* 
You Make me Feel so Free
Warner WBS 49162 USA 45
 
From Into The Music 
1981
Steve Young 
Crash on the Levy* 
Sea Rock City*
Reprise 0946 USA 45
Ry Cooder 
 
1987
John Hiatt 
Have a little faith in me* 
Lipstick Sunset*
A&M 390242-7 ALL 45 Picture
John Chelew 
From Bring the Family 
1987
John Hiatt 
Thank you Girl* 
Tip of my tongue*
A&M 390212-7 ALL 45 Picture
John Chelew 
From Bring the Family 
1988
Bobby King & Terry Evans 
Saturday Night (promo)*  
Rounder USA CD1t Picture Promo
 
Promo - remixed 
1988
Doug Legacy
and the Legends Of the West
Xmas in Prison*
Xmas on the Range*
Some Punkins 2121 USA 45 Picture
 
 
1988
The Beach Boys
Little Richard
Kokomo*
Tutti Frutti
Elektra 9693857 F 45 Picture
 
From Cocktail soundtrack album
1988
Steve Vai 
Guitar Duel (flexi)*  
Guitarplayer Mag USA 45flex Promo non-LP
 
From Crossroads film (not soundtrack album) 
1991
John Lee Hooker 
This is hip* 
Father was a Jockey
My Dream
Silvertone USA CD3t
Ry Cooder 
Roy Rogers
From Mr Lucky 
1992
Little Village 
Don't go away mad*  
Reprise 5533 USA CD1t Picture Promo
 
 
1992
Little Village 
Don't go away mad* 
Big Love*
Reprise W0106 ALL 45 Picture Promo
 
 
1992
Little Village 
Don't go away mad* 
plus two more tracks ?
Reprise USA CD3t Picture
 
 
1992
Little Village 
She runs hot*  
Reprise 5228 USA CD1t Picture Promo
 
 
1992
Little Village 
Solar Sex Panel* 
Do With Me What You Want to Do
Haunted House*
Reprise 9362-40391-0 UK 45 Picture non-LP
 
12 inch vinyl with sticker and tour poster (Hammersmith Odeon, Feb 1992) 
1992
Little Village 
Solar Sex Panel* 
Do With Me What You Want to Do
Haunted House*
Reprise 9362-40391-2 USA CD3t Picture non-LP
 
 
1992
Pahinui Bros 
Jealous Guy (2 versions)*  
Panini/PrivM ALL CD2t Picture Promo
Siegfried 
Shingle
Ry Cooder
 
1994
Ry Cooder
and Ali Farka Toure
Ai Du* 
Diaraby*
Keito*
Hannibal 1381 USA CD3t Promo
Ry Cooder 
From Talking Timbuktu 
1994
The Chieftains 
Long Black Veil 
Have I told you
Foggy Dew*
RCA/BMG 74321255102 UK CD3t Picture Promo
 
From Long Black Veil 
1997
Buena Vista Social Club 
Chan Chan* 
Dos Gardenias*
Macusa*
World Circuit WCDS 5001 UK CD3t Picture non-LP
Ry Cooder 
 

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