Record producer and folkorist Chris Strachwitz Record producer and folkorist Chris Strachwitz. In 1960, Strachwitz started Arhoolie records as a leading outlet for many types of music that were disappearing or outside the mainstream. Today, the label has hundreds of titles, featuring blues, cajun, country and bluegrass, Tex-Mex, and many other styles. Strachwitz has just received a NEA National Heritage Fellowship Award, the nation's highest honor in the folk and traditional arts. Strachwicz also has a new CD anthology of his Arhoolies recordings. (Original Broadcast: 2

Record producer and folkorist Chris Strachwitz

Record producer and folkorist Chris Strachwitz

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Record producer and folkorist Chris Strachwitz. In 1960, Strachwitz started Arhoolie records as a leading outlet for many types of music that were disappearing or outside the mainstream. Today, the label has hundreds of titles, featuring blues, cajun, country and bluegrass, Tex-Mex, and many other styles. Strachwitz has just received a NEA National Heritage Fellowship Award, the nation's highest honor in the folk and traditional arts. Strachwicz also has a new CD anthology of his Arhoolies recordings. (Original Broadcast: 2

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