Arhoolie Records

Arhoolie Records

Profile:
Arhoolie Records is an American folk/roots music label, formally located in El Cerrito, California. It was formed in 1960 by Chris Strachwitz. From 1989 onward, releases appeared on CD. In May 2016, the label was purchased by the Sage Foundation and subsequently gifted to Smithsonian Folkways. Arhoolie Records now operates as The Arhoolie Foundation at its El Cerrito address, with its mission being the preservation and celebration of American "tradition-based styles of music".
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Contact Info:
The Arhoolie Foundation
10341 San Pablo Ave
El Cerrito, CA 94530
USA
[email protected]

Smithsonian Folkways Recordings
PO BOX 37012, MRC 520, CG 2001
Washington, DC 20013 USA
[email protected]

Former contact addresses for Arhoolie (now all obsolete)

(1976-2016)
Arhoolie Productions, Inc.
10341 San Pablo Ave
El Cerrito, CA 94530
USA

(1965-1976)
Arhoolie Records
Box 9195
Berkeley, Ca. 94709
USA

(1963-1964)
Box 5073
Berkeley, S. California

(1960-1962)
P.O. Box 671
Los Gatos, CA
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Releases

Status Catalog Number  Image Artist Title (Format) Label Catalog Number  Country Year Actions
306 Mance Lipscomb - Texas Songster Mance Lipscomb Texas Songster (Comp) 306 US 2000 Sell This Version
339 Clifton Chenier - King Of The Bayous Clifton Chenier King Of The Bayous(CD) Arhoolie Records, Arhoolie Records, Arhoolie Records 339 US 1992 Sell This Version
355 Clifton Chenier - The King Of Zydeco Live At Montreux Clifton Chenier The King Of Zydeco Live At Montreux(CD) Arhoolie Records 355 US 1990 Sell This Version
397 Michael Doucet Dit Beausoleil* - The Mad Reel Michael Doucet Dit Beausoleil* The Mad Reel(CD, Comp) Arhoolie Records, Arhoolie Records 397 US 1994 Sell This Version
405 Claude Williams - Live At J's - Part 1 Claude Williams Live At J's - Part 1(CD, Album) Arhoolie Records 405 US 1993 Sell This Version
406 Claude Williams - Live At J's - Part 2 Claude Williams Live At J's - Part 2(CD, Album) Arhoolie Records 406 US 1993 Sell This Version
416 Nathan Abshire & The Balfa Bros.*, Cyp Landreneau*, Adam Landreneau, Isom J. Fontenot, Jerry Devillier, The Breaux Brothers* - Cajun Fais Do-Do Nathan Abshire & The Balfa Bros.*, Cyp Landreneau*, Adam Landreneau, Isom J. Fontenot, Jerry Devillier, The Breaux Brothers* Nathan Abshire & The Balfa Bros.*, Cyp Landreneau*, Adam Landreneau, Isom J. Fontenot, Jerry Devillier, The Breaux Brothers* - Cajun Fais Do-Do(CD) Arhoolie Records 416 US 1995 Sell This Version
429 Elder Roma Wilson And His Harmonica* - This Train Elder Roma Wilson And His Harmonica* This Train(CD, Comp) Arhoolie Records, Arhoolie Records, Arhoolie Records 429 US 1995 Sell This Version
433 Any Old Time String Band - I Bid You Goodnight Any Old Time String Band I Bid You Goodnight(CD, Comp, RE) Arhoolie Records 433 US 2006 Sell This Version
438 Blind James Campbell - Blind James Campbell And His Nashville Street Band Blind James Campbell Blind James Campbell And His Nashville Street Band (Album) 438 US 1995 Sell This Version
441 Mississippi Fred McDowell* - This Ain't No Rock'n'Roll Mississippi Fred McDowell* This Ain't No Rock'n'Roll(CD, Comp) Arhoolie Records, Arhoolie Records, Arhoolie Records 441 US 1995 Sell This Version
444 Los Cenzontles - De Una Bonita Los Cenzontles De Una Bonita(CD, Comp) Arhoolie Records 444 US 2000 Sell This Version
463 Aubrey Ghent & Friends - Can't Nobody Do Me Like Jesus Aubrey Ghent & Friends Can't Nobody Do Me Like Jesus (CD) Arhoolie Records, Arhoolie Records, Arhoolie Records, Arhoolie Records 463 US 1997 Sell This Version
464 Brian Marshall & His Tex-Slavik Playboys - Texas Polish Roots Brian Marshall & His Tex-Slavik Playboys Texas Polish Roots(CD) Arhoolie Records, Arhoolie Records, Arhoolie Records 464 US 1997 Sell This Version
474 Clifton Chenier - The Best Of Clifton Chenier Clifton Chenier The Best Of Clifton Chenier(CD, Comp) Arhoolie Records 474 US 2003 Sell This Version
478 Flaco Jimenez - The Best Of Flaco Jimenez Flaco Jimenez The Best Of Flaco Jimenez (Album, Comp) 478 US 1999 Sell This Version
481 The Savoy-Doucet Cajun Band* - Sam's Big Rooster The Savoy-Doucet Cajun Band* Sam's Big Rooster(CD, Album) Arhoolie Records 481 US 2000 Sell This Version
488 Billie & De De Pierce - Gulf Coast Blues Billie & De De Pierce Gulf Coast Blues(CD) Arhoolie Records 488 US 2000 Sell This Version
504 The Campbell Brothers - Sacred Steel For The Holidays The Campbell Brothers Sacred Steel For The Holidays(CD) Arhoolie Records, Arhoolie Records 504 US 2001 Sell This Version
508 The Savoy Family Band* - Cajun Album The Savoy Family Band* Cajun Album(CD, Album) Arhoolie Records 508 US 2003 Sell This Version
509 Juan Reynoso - Genius Of Mexico's Tierra Caliente Juan Reynoso Genius Of Mexico's Tierra Caliente(CD, Album) Arhoolie Records 509 US 2004 Sell This Version
518 A-D Various - Hear Me Howling! (Blues, Ballads, & Beyond) Various Hear Me Howling! (Blues, Ballads, & Beyond)(Box + 4xCD, Comp) Arhoolie Records 518 A-D US 2010 Sell This Version
530 Sonny Boy Williamson (2) - Sonny Boy Williamson (2) "It's King Biscuit Time"(7", MiniAlbum, EP, Mono, S/Edition) Arhoolie Records 530 US 1975 Sell This Version
533 Pine Leaf Boys - Blues De Musicien Pine Leaf Boys Blues De Musicien(CD, Album) Arhoolie Records, Arhoolie Records 533 US 2007 Sell This Version
535 The Creole Belles* With Andrew Carrière - Cajun And Creole Traditional Music The Creole Belles* With Andrew Carrière The Creole Belles* With Andrew Carrière - Cajun And Creole Traditional Music(18xFile, MP3, Album, 192) Arhoolie Records 535 Unknown
537 Mance Lipscomb - The Best Of Mance Lipscomb Mance Lipscomb The Best Of Mance Lipscomb(CD, Comp) Arhoolie Records, Arhoolie Records 537 US 2009 Sell This Version
540 Various - They All Played For Us (Arhoolie Records 50th Anniversary Celebration) Various They All Played For Us (Arhoolie Records 50th Anniversary Celebration)(4xCD, Album) Arhoolie Records 540 US 2012 Sell This Version
541 Various - Cajun Honky Tonk (The Khoury Recordings Volume 2) Various Cajun Honky Tonk (The Khoury Recordings Volume 2)(CD, Comp) Arhoolie Records 541 US 2012 Sell This Version
542 Loafers' Glory - Loafers' Glory Loafers' Glory Loafers' Glory(CD, Album) Arhoolie Records 542 US 2012 Sell This Version
544 Howell Devine - Jumps, Boogies & Wobbles Howell Devine Jumps, Boogies & Wobbles (Album) 544 US 2013 Sell This Version
546 Lemon Nash - Papa Lemon - New Orleans Ukulele Maestro & Tent Show Troubadour - The 1959-61 Oster & Allen Recordings Lemon Nash Papa Lemon - New Orleans Ukulele Maestro & Tent Show Troubadour - The 1959-61 Oster & Allen Recordings (Comp, Album) 546 US 2014 Sell This Version
548 Smoky Babe - Way Back In The Country Blues: The Lost Dr. Oster Recordings Smoky Babe Way Back In The Country Blues: The Lost Dr. Oster Recordings(LP, Album) Arhoolie Records 548 US 2014 Sell This Version
550 Howell Devine - Modern Sounds of Ancient Juju Howell Devine Modern Sounds of Ancient Juju(CD, Album) Arhoolie Records 550 US 2014 Sell This Version
558 Clifton Chenier - Ain't No Need Of Cryin' (Every Day Is The Same) / Paper In My Shoe Clifton Chenier Ain't No Need Of Cryin' (Every Day Is The Same) / Paper In My Shoe(7", Single) Arhoolie Records 558 US 1987 Sell This Version
559 Clifton Chenier - One Step At A Time / Ain't No Need Of Cryin' (Every Day Is The Same) Clifton Chenier One Step At A Time / Ain't No Need Of Cryin' (Every Day Is The Same)(7", Single) Arhoolie Records 559 US 1987 Sell This Version
1016 Kid Thomas Valentine And His Creole Jazz Band* - Kid Thomas Kid Thomas Valentine And His Creole Jazz Band* Kid Thomas (Album) 1016 US Unknown Sell This Version
1038 Clifton Chenier - Black Snake Blues Clifton Chenier Black Snake Blues (Album) 1038 US 1967 Sell This Version
1039 Big Mama Thornton, Lightning Hopkins*, Larry Williams (8) - Ball And Chain Big Mama Thornton, Lightning Hopkins*, Larry Williams (8) Big Mama Thornton, Lightning Hopkins*, Larry Williams (8) - Ball And Chain (Comp) 1039 US 1974 Sell This Version
1040 George Coleman (2) - Bongo Joe George Coleman (2) Bongo Joe (Album) 1040 US 1969 Sell This Version
1041 Various - Mississippi Delta Blues Vol. 1 Various Mississippi Delta Blues Vol. 1 (Album) 1041 US 1969 Sell This Version
1042 Various - Mississippi Delta Blues Vol. 2 Various Mississippi Delta Blues Vol. 2 (Album) 1042 US 1969 Sell This Version
1043 John Littlejohn - John Littlejohn's Chicago Blues Stars John Littlejohn John Littlejohn's Chicago Blues Stars (Album) 1043 US 1969 Sell This Version
1044 Earl Hooker - 2 Bugs And A Roach Earl Hooker 2 Bugs And A Roach (Album) 1044 US 1969 Sell This Version
1046 Fred McDowell And His Blues Boys - Fred McDowell And His Blues Boys Fred McDowell And His Blues Boys Fred McDowell And His Blues Boys (Album) 1046 US 1969 Sell This Version
1047 John Jackson (4) - In Europe John Jackson (4) In Europe(LP, Album) Arhoolie Records 1047 US 1970 Sell This Version
1048 Alex Moore - In Europe Alex Moore In Europe(LP, Album) Arhoolie Records 1048 US 1970 Sell This Version
1049 Mance Lipscomb - Mance Lipscomb Vol. 5 Mance Lipscomb Mance Lipscomb Vol. 5(LP, Album) Arhoolie Records, Arhoolie Records 1049 US 1970 Sell This Version
1050 Bee Houston - Bee Houston Bee Houston Bee Houston(LP, Album) Arhoolie Records 1050 US 1970 Sell This Version
1051 Earl Hooker - Hooker N' Steve Earl Hooker Hooker N' Steve 1051 US 1970 Sell This Version
1052 Clifton Chenier - King Of The Bayous Clifton Chenier King Of The Bayous (Album) 1052 US 1970 Sell This Version
1052 Various - Vintage Hawaiian Music: Steel Guitar Masters 1928-1934 Various Vintage Hawaiian Music: Steel Guitar Masters 1928-1934(LP, Comp) Rounder Records 1052 US 1989 Sell This Version
1053 Big Joe Williams - Thinking Of What They Did To Me Big Joe Williams Thinking Of What They Did To Me (Album) 1053 US 1969 Sell This Version
1053 Various - Vintage Hawaiian Music - The Great Singers 1928-1934 Various Vintage Hawaiian Music - The Great Singers 1928-1934(LP, Comp) Rounder Records 1053 US 1989 Sell This Version
1054 Various - Louisiana Blues Various Louisiana Blues (Album) 1054 US 1970 Sell This Version
1055 Johnie Lewis - Alabama Slide Guitar Johnie Lewis Alabama Slide Guitar (Album) 1055 US 1971 Sell This Version
1056 Charlie Musselwhite - Takin' My Time Charlie Musselwhite Takin' My Time (Album) 1056 US 1971 Sell This Version
1057 Various - Roosevelt Holts And His Friends Various Roosevelt Holts And His Friends(LP) Arhoolie Records 1057 US 1972 Sell This Version
1058 The New Orleans Ragtime Orchestra - New Orleans Ragtime Orchestra The New Orleans Ragtime Orchestra New Orleans Ragtime Orchestra (Album) 1058 US 1971 Sell This Version
1059 Clifton Chenier - Live Clifton Chenier Live 1059 US 1972 Sell This Version
1060 Herman E. Johnson - Louisiana Country Blues Herman E. Johnson Louisiana Country Blues (Album) 1060 US 1972 Sell This Version
1061 Joseph Spence - Good Morning Mr. Walker Joseph Spence Good Morning Mr. Walker (Album) 1061 US 1972 Sell This Version
1062 L.C. Robinson - Ups And Downs L.C. Robinson Ups And Downs (Album) 1062 US 1972 Sell This Version
1063 Lightning Hopkins* - In Berkeley Lightning Hopkins* In Berkeley(LP, Album) Arhoolie Records 1063 US 1972 Sell This Version
1064 Piano Red, Dr. Feelgood (6) - All Alone With His Piano Piano Red, Dr. Feelgood (6) Piano Red, Dr. Feelgood (6) - All Alone With His Piano(LP, Album) Arhoolie Records 1064 US 1973 Sell This Version
1065 Dr. Ross* - His First Recordings Dr. Ross* His First Recordings (Comp) 1065 US 1972 Sell This Version
1066 Earl Hooker - His First And Last Recordings Earl Hooker His First And Last Recordings(LP, Comp) Arhoolie Records 1066 US 1972 Sell This Version
1067 Dave Alexander (7) - The Rattler Dave Alexander (7) The Rattler(LP, Album) Arhoolie Records 1067 US 1972 Sell This Version
1068 Fred McDowell - Keep Your Lamp Trimmed And Burning Fred McDowell Keep Your Lamp Trimmed And Burning 1068 US 1973 Sell This Version
1069 Mance Lipscomb - Mance Lipscomb Volume 6 Mance Lipscomb Mance Lipscomb Volume 6 (Album) 1069 US 1974 Sell This Version
1070 Alphonse Alphonse "Boisec" Ardoin* With Canray Fontenot & The Ardoin Brothers* Alphonse "Boisec" Ardoin* With Canray Fontenot & The Ardoin Brothers* - La Musique Creole (Album) 1070 US 1974 Sell This Version
1071 Dave Alexander (7) - The Dirt On The Ground Dave Alexander (7) The Dirt On The Ground(LP, Album) Arhoolie Records 1071 US 1973 Sell This Version
1072 Clifton Chenier With Elvin Bishop And Steve Miller (10) - Out West Clifton Chenier With Elvin Bishop And Steve Miller (10) Clifton Chenier With Elvin Bishop And Steve Miller (10) - Out West(LP, Album) Arhoolie Records 1072 US 1974 Sell This Version
1073 K.C. Douglas - The Country Boy K.C. Douglas The Country Boy(LP, Album) Arhoolie Records 1073 US 1974 Sell This Version
1074 Charlie Musselwhite - Goin' Back Down South Charlie Musselwhite Goin' Back Down South (Album) 1074 US 1974 Sell This Version
1075 J.C. Burris - One Of These Mornings J.C. Burris One Of These Mornings(LP, Album) Arhoolie Records 1075 US 1976 Sell This Version
1076 Clifton Chenier - Bogalusa Boogie Clifton Chenier Bogalusa Boogie (Album) 1076 US 1976 Sell This Version
1077 Mance Lipscomb - You'll Never Find Another Man Like Mance Mance Lipscomb You'll Never Find Another Man Like Mance (Album) 1077 US 1978 Sell This Version
1078 Clifton Chenier And His Red Hot Louisiana Band - Clifton Chenier And His Red Hot Louisiana Band Clifton Chenier And His Red Hot Louisiana Band Clifton Chenier And His Red Hot Louisiana Band (Album) 1078 US 1978 Sell This Version
1079 Tom McFarland (3) - Travelin' With The Blues Tom McFarland (3) Travelin' With The Blues(LP, Album) Arhoolie Records 1079 US 1978 Sell This Version
1080 Big Joe Duskin - Cincinnati Stomp Big Joe Duskin Cincinnati Stomp(LP, Album) Arhoolie Records 1080 US 1979 Sell This Version
1081 Sam Bros. 5* With Daddy Sam Bros. 5* With Daddy "Good Rockin" Sam Sam Bros. 5* With Daddy "Good Rockin" Sam - Sam Bros. 5 (Album) 1081 US 1979 Sell This Version
1082 Clifton Chenier - Classic Clifton Clifton Chenier Classic Clifton (Album, Comp) 1082 US 1980 Sell This Version
1083 John Delafose - Zydeco Man John Delafose Zydeco Man(LP, Album) Arhoolie Records 1083 US 1981 Sell This Version
1084 Various - Kings Of Country Blues Vol.1 Various Kings Of Country Blues Vol.1(LP, Album) Arhoolie Records 1084 US 1981 Sell This Version
1085 Various -  Kings Of Country Blues Vol.2 Various Kings Of Country Blues Vol.2(LP, Album) Arhoolie Records 1085 US 1981 Sell This Version
1086 Clifton Chenier - The King Of Zydeco Clifton Chenier The King Of Zydeco(LP) Arhoolie Records 1086 US 1981 Sell This Version
1087 Lightning Hopkins* - Po' Lightnin' Lightning Hopkins* Po' Lightnin'(LP) Arhoolie Records 1087 US 1983 Sell This Version
1088 John Delafose - Uncle Bud Zydeco John Delafose Uncle Bud Zydeco(LP, Album) Arhoolie Records 1088 US 1983 Sell This Version
1089 Elizabeth Cotten - Live! Elizabeth Cotten Live!(LP, Album) Arhoolie Records 1089 US 1983 Sell This Version
1090 Preston Frank's Swallow Band / Ambrose Sam's Old Time Zydeco - Zydeco Vol. 2 Preston Frank's Swallow Band / Ambrose Sam's Old Time Zydeco Preston Frank's Swallow Band / Ambrose Sam's Old Time Zydeco - Zydeco Vol. 2(LP) Arhoolie Records 1090 US 1985 Sell This Version
1091 Lawrence Lawrence "Black" Ardoin And His French Band With Edward Poulard* Lawrence "Black" Ardoin And His French Band With Edward Poulard* - Lawrence "Black" Ardoin And His French Band(LP, Album) Arhoolie Records 1091 US 1984 Sell This Version
1092 Rebirth Jazz Band (New Orleans)* - Here To Stay! Rebirth Jazz Band (New Orleans)* Here To Stay! (Album) 1092 US 1984 Sell This Version
1093 Clifton Chenier With His Red Hot Louisiana Band* - Live At The San Francisco Blues Festival Clifton Chenier With His Red Hot Louisiana Band* Live At The San Francisco Blues Festival(LP, Album) Arhoolie Records 1093 US 1985 Sell This Version
1094 Katie Webster With Hot Links - You Know That's Right Katie Webster With Hot Links Katie Webster With Hot Links - You Know That's Right(LP) Arhoolie Records 1094 US 1985 Sell This Version
1095 Louie Bluie - Louie Bluie Louie Bluie Louie Bluie(LP, Album) Arhoolie Records, Arhoolie Records 1095 US 1985 Sell This Version
1097 Clifton Chenier - Sings The Blues Clifton Chenier Sings The Blues(LP, RE) Arhoolie Records 1097 US 1987 Sell This Version
1098 C.J. Chenier And The Red Hot Louisiana Band - Let Me In Your Heart C.J. Chenier And The Red Hot Louisiana Band Let Me In Your Heart(LP, Album) Arhoolie Records 1098 US 1988 Sell This Version
1099 Bob Mielke's Bearcats - Live At The Sail’n 1958 Bob Mielke's Bearcats Live At The Sail’n 1958(LP, Album) Arhoolie Records 1099 US 1988 Sell This Version
#1600 Barbara Dane And Her Good News Bonanza Band - Gipper Gate Blues Barbara Dane And Her Good News Bonanza Band Barbara Dane And Her Good News Bonanza Band - Gipper Gate Blues(12", Maxi) Arhoolie Records #1600 US 1986 Sell This Version
2010 Lightning Hopkins* - Early Recordings Vol. 2 Lightning Hopkins* Early Recordings Vol. 2 (Comp) 2010 US 1971 Sell This Version