Most of Chris Strachwitz’s writing can be found in the liner notes to the LPs and CDs he recorded and produced for his record label Arhoolie Records. However, some of his writings can be found in publications.

Travels

1962 Trip. In 1962 Chris took a very long trip through the south, up to New York, to Chicago, and down through the south again before heading back to California. He wrote about it in his International Blues Record Club Bulletin and also in Jazz Reports:

IBRC-Vol2-no-1International Blues Record Club Bulletin December 1962 Vol. 2 No. 1 The 1962 Trip An account of Chris’ travels through the United States searching for music.
Jazz-Report_0001Jazz Reports Vol. 2 No. 6 As Blues editor for Jazz Reports he wrote this article about his trip to Houston, TX in 1962.
Jazz Reports Vol. 2 No. 8 As Blues editor for Jazz Reports he wrote this article about his trip to Houston, TX in 1962 and the “Record Men” he met there.
Jazz-Report_0003Jazz Reports Vol. 2 No. 10 As Blues editor for Jazz Reports he wrote this article about his trip to Louisiana in 1962.