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50 Years of Arhoolie Records

   
 

June 29th, 2011 ~ It's the 50th anniversary concert of the legendary Arhoolie Records and we're bringing the party to you live from Berkeley's Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse. Nick is joined on stage with the pioneering label's many admirers including roots rock guitarist Ry Cooder, bluesman Taj Mahal, Michael Doucet of Beausoleil, New Orleans' Treme Brass Band, sacred steel masters the Campbell Brothers, the Mexican-American traditionalists Los Cenzontles and many special guests. We'll also chat with Arhoolie's founder, Chris Strachwitz about his passion for putting American roots music on record.

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Hour One   Hour Two  
  • Open Bed: Second Line Treme Brass Band
    Recorded live at the Arhoolie 50th Anniversary Concert,
  • Bucket's Got a Hole in It Treme Brass Band
    Recorded live at the Arhoolie 50th Anniversary Concert,
  • El Cascabel Los Cenzontles
    Recorded live at the Arhoolie 50th Anniversary Concert,
  • I'll Go Walking Los Cenzontles
    Recorded live at the Arhoolie 50th Anniversary Concert,
  • Soy Mexico Americano Los Cenzontles
    Recorded live at the Arhoolie 50th Anniversary Concert,
  • Texas Blue Bonnets Laurie Lewis
    Recorded live at the Arhoolie 50th Anniversary Concert,
  • Instrumental: Viva Seguin Santiago Jimenez, Jr.
    Recorded live at the Arhoolie 50th Anniversary Concert,
  • Vigilante Man Ry Cooder
    Recorded live at the Arhoolie 50th Anniversary Concert,
  • Pinko Boogie Ry Cooder
    Recorded live at the Arhoolie 50th Anniversary Concert,
  • SEGMENT: Ry Cooder
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  • Wooly Bully Ry Cooder
    Recorded live at the Arhoolie 50th Anniversary Concert,
  • Instrumental: Ta Mama me peut me voir Creole Belles
    Recorded live at the Arhoolie 50th Anniversary Concert,
  • La Valse a Pop David Doucet
    Recorded live at the Arhoolie 50th Anniversary Concert,
  • Port Arthur Blues Savoy-Doucet Band
    Recorded live at the Arhoolie 50th Anniversary Concert,
  • Amedee Two-Step Savoy-Doucet Band
    Recorded live at the Arhoolie 50th Anniversary Concert,
  • Quo Faire Savoy Family Band
    Recorded live at the Arhoolie 50th Anniversary Concert,
  • End Bed: Rabbit in His Nest Savoy Family Band
    Recorded live at the Arhoolie 50th Anniversary Concert,
 
  • Open Bed: How Old Are You? Laurie Lewis
    Recorded live at the Arhoolie 50th Anniversary Concert,
  • Ay Te Dejo en San Antonio Santiago Jimenez, Jr.
    Recorded live at the Arhoolie 50th Anniversary Concert,
  • Volver, Volver Santiago Jimenez, Jr.
    Recorded live at the Arhoolie 50th Anniversary Concert,
  • SEGMENT: Chris Strachwitz
    Listen
  • Mexican Airforce Peter Rowan
    Recorded live at the Arhoolie 50th Anniversary Concert,
  • Instrumental: Roscoe's Mule Taj Mahal
    Recorded live at the Arhoolie 50th Anniversary Concert,
  • Oh By Jingo Washboard 3
    Recorded live at the Arhoolie 50th Anniversary Concert,
  • In My Girlish Days Eric & Suzy Thompson with Maria Muldaur
    Recorded live at the Arhoolie 50th Anniversary Concert,
  • Fishing Blues Taj Mahal
    Recorded live at the Arhoolie 50th Anniversary Concert,
  • Blues with a Feeling Taj Mahal
    Recorded live at the Arhoolie 50th Anniversary Concert,
  • New Hula Blues Taj Mahal
    Recorded live at the Arhoolie 50th Anniversary Concert,
  • Instrumental: Milneberg Joys Bob Mielke's Jazz All Stars
    Recorded live at the Arhoolie 50th Anniversary Concert,
  • Jelly Roll Barbara Dane with Bob Mielke's Jazz All Stars
    Recorded live at the Arhoolie 50th Anniversary Concert,
  • Morning Train Campbell Brothers
    Recorded live at the Arhoolie 50th Anniversary Concert,
  • End Bed: Amazing Grace Campbell Brothers
    Recorded live at the Arhoolie 50th Anniversary Concert,