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.
Murphy “Chuck” Guillory Interview Chuck was a regular a Marc’s Savoy Music Center Saturday morning jam session. He was from Mamou and had composed or made...Listen Here
Leroy “Happy Fats” Leblanc, 1986 I interviewed Happy Fats at my house in Eunice. He and his old friend Doc Guidry came over for coffee and...Listen Here
Julius “Papa Cairo” Lamperez Interview, 1989 Papa Cairo was a big, brazen man and a big talker. He came to my house for the interview because...Listen Here