Mercury News: Arhoolie Records’ revered Mexican music collection is now online

Mercury News: Arhoolie Records’ revered Mexican music collection is now online. “[Chris] Strachwitz ended up compiling the Frontera Collection, the world’s largest private archive of Mexican and Mexican-American music. Last February, after two decades of work, Juan Antonio Cuellar digitized the collection’s final track, for a total of 162,860 songs. A former chef and member of a punk rock en español band, he started working on the project with no idea it would turn into his new calling.”

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