ARHOOLIE FOUNDATION COLLECTIONS:Audio Interviews
Audio interviews by Chris Strachwitz during his research into the music he was recording for his label Arhoolie Records as well as for his radio programs on KPFA-FM (Berkeley, CA) in the 1960’s through 1980’s, and by Dr. Manuel Peña during his research for his several books on Mexican American music.
Chris Strachwitz started in the music business as a passionate 78 record collector. Hear him tell the story on how he started Arhoolie Records with the...Listen Here
In the summer of 1960 Chris Strachwitz came across a gospel musician and his four sons preaching on the streets of Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Listen as...Listen Here
Albert Chevalier, Clemon Robert, Clifton Edmund – 1961 photo by Chris Strachwitz – © Arhoolie Foundation Interviewed by: Chris Strachwitz Location: Houston, Tx Date: August 7,...Listen Here
Beauford Clay & James Campbellphoto by Chris Strachwitz © Arhoolie Foundation An Interview with James Campbell, Beauford Clay and George Bell Interviewed by Chris StachwitzDate: 1962Location:...Listen Here