From Paul Stamler on Folkdj-l
“The party space wasn’t perfect. There were no wandering dogs or
children, no grass or worn linoleum underfoot. Nobody had pushed benches
to the walls to make room for dancing. Nobody was shoeless, shirtless or
visibly intoxicated, though the man of honor did seem drunk with delight.
It should have been a backyard in the bayou or barrio. But a cozy
theater was still a fine place to celebrate the last 50 years of Chris
Mr. Strachwitz is the founder of Arhoolie Records, a little label in El
Cerrito, just north of Berkeley, dedicated to America’s roots: blues,
bluegrass, Mexican, Tex-Mex, country, Cajun, zydeco, Hawaiian, gospel.
If it was homegrown and honest Mr. Strachwitz found it, captured it and
shared it. “
The rest is here: http://tinyurl.com/opedarhooliehttp://tinyurl.com/opedarhoolie