Chris Strachwitz talks about Fred McDowell

Fred McDowell & Chris Strachwitz
Fred McDowell & Chris Strachwitz

In 1964 Chris Strachwitz went to Como, Mississippi to record Fred McDowell for his record label Arhoolie Records. In this interview Chris he talks about his memories of going to Mississippi, meeting and recording Fred, going to a house party (photos below), the Rolling Stones, and how things were back then.
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Chris took all the photos in this gallery except for the one of Fred and Chris which was taken on Chris’ camera possibly by Annie Mea McDowell Fred’s wife .