New on the Arhoolie Foundation website.An interview with Big Mama Thornton and a gallery of photos. Andres Berlanga & Manuel ArrellanoAn interview with Andrés Berlanga talking about recording back in the 1930’s. Mauricio … Continue reading →
We’ve post three great new interviews of Cajun and Zydeco performers. Listen to their own voices tell their stories to interviewer Chris Strachwitz.
Happy 110th Birthday Moses Asch! Wednesday, December 2, 2015, would have been the 110th birthday of Folkways Records founder Moses “Moe” Asch (1905–1986). Listen to a fascinating 30-minute interview with Moses Asch by Chris Strachwitz from 1981 in our audio … Continue reading →
New Maddox Brothers and Rose photo gallery and interview. Listen to Fred and Rose Maddox as they reminisce about the Maddox Brothers and Rose and celebrate over 50 years in the music business. Then view over 30 photos spanning the … Continue reading →
This is the new Arhoolie foundation website which we will be filling with all sorts of photos, interviews, discographies, videos, and other information. At the bottom of most pages there is a place for comments. Please contribute and tell us your thoughts.
The new bi-lingual UCLA Frontera website is up now featuring over 100,000 recordings with longer audio samples, places from you to enter in your comments, a blog by award winning author Agustin Gurza and more. Users can add to the knowledge … Continue reading →
Arhoolie Foundation Receives Grant From Grammy Foundation® for Preservation of the Strachwitz Iinterviews – The Arhoolie Foundation has been awarded a grant of $12,200 from the Grammy Foundation® Grant Program to digitally preserve, transcribe, and make accessible online, in streaming … Continue reading →
The book Introduction and Guide to the Frontera Collection of Mexican and Mexican American Recordings has won three awards at the 2013 International Latino Book Awards. Congratulations to author Agustin Gurza along with Jonathan Clark and Chris Strachwitz! First Place: … Continue reading →
On May 15, 2013 the US Postal Service issued a postage stamp honoring Lydia Mendoza. Lydia Mendoza was the first Queen of Tejano Music, with a recording career that began in 1928 and lasted more than 60 years. Known as … Continue reading →
The Arhoolie Foundation is excited to announce that we have just received generous grants from the Grammy Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities to continue our digital preservation of the Frontera Collection of Mexican American Records. The Frontera … Continue reading →