Podcast: Arhoolie Records
Episode #16-23 | airing 6-08-16

The wonderful American Roots label Arhoolie was recently acquired by Smithsonian. This will ensure that all the priceless recordings made by founder Chris Strachwitz will be available for many years to come. We’ll hear classic music from Lydia Mendoza, Don Santiago Jiminez, Lightnin’ Hopkins, Mance Lipscomb, Amede Ardoin, Beausoleil, Del McCoury and many more. We celebrate Arhoolie Records and Chris Strachwitz.


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Artist / “Title” / CD / Label

Pete Seeger / “If I Had A Hammer” / Songs Of Hope And Struggle /

Narciso Martinez / “Muchacha Bonita” / Accordion Conjunto Champs
         / Arhoolie
Juan Reynoso / “Inocente Galindo” / Genus of Mexico’s Tierra Calient
        e / Arhoolie
Lydia Mendoza / “Amor Bonito” / Tejano Roots: The Women 1946-1970
         / Arhoolie
Conjunto Topo Chico / “Ernesto La Chiva” / San Antonio’s Conjuntos
         in the 1950’s
Don Santiago Jimenez / “El Satelite” / His First and Last Recordings
         / Arhoolie

Sonny Boy Williamson / “Pontiac Blues” / King Biscuit Time / Arhoolie
Lightnin’ Hopkins / Bald Headed Woman” / This Ain’t No Mouse
        Music / Arhoolie
Mance Lipscomb / “Sugar Babe (It’s All Over Now)” / Texas
        Songster / Arhoolie
Howard Armstrong / “My Four Reasons” / Louie Bluie / Arhoolie
Pedro Ayala / “Patricia” / Accordion Conjunto Champs / Arhoolie

Amede Ardoin / “Amade Two’Step” / I’m Never Comin’ Back / Arhoolie
Clifton Chenier / “Zydeco Sont Pas Sale” / The Best of Clifton
        Chenier / Arhoolie
Dewey Balfa / “Port Arthur Blues” / J’Ai E’te’ Au Bal Vol.2 /
Beausoleil / “Allons A Lafayette” / Allons A Lafayette / Arhoolie

Rose Maddox / “Ashes of Love” / Rose of the West Coast Country / Arhoolie
Del McCoury / “I Wonder Where You Are Tonight” / I Wonder Where
        You Are Tonight / Arhoolie
Any Old Time String Band / “Let Me Fall” / I Bid You Goodnight / Arhoolie
Pete Seeger / “If I Had a Hammer (excerpt)” / Songs of Hope and Struggle /
        Smithsonian Folkways

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