‘This Ain’t No Mouse Music!” is a feature length documentary made by Chris Simon and Maureen Gosling on Arhoolie Records boss – the legendary ChrisÂ Strachwitz.
Strachwitz has been described “asÂ a detective of sounds, an archaeologist of the deep American music, music with roots that strike straight into the countryâ€™s heartland”.
Since 1960, Strachwitz has been recording the authentic sounds ofÂ American music including blues, cajun, hillbilly country, Tex-Mex, zydeco and other roots sounds and releasing them on his Arhoolie label.
In ‘This Ain’t No Mouse Music!’Â Â filmmakers Chris Simon and Maureen Gosling have filed zydeco king Clifton Chenier, fiddler Michael Doucet, Flaco Jimenez, the Pine Leaf Boys, Big Mama Thornton, Lightnin’ Hopkins, Ry Cooder, Fred McDowell, Big Joe Williams, Lydia Mendozaand many others.
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A 38 track 2CD soundtrack set is also planned with 15 previously unissued tracks, full colour booklet etc.