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Michigan Country Music Hall of Fame is back

Michigan Country Music Hall of Fame Michigan Country Music Hall of Fame returns after short hiatus to continue four-decade mission, recognizing statewide C&W talent.

Jack North reminisces about WEXL radio

Special guest blog by former WEXL disk jockey Jack North about his days working for the No. 1 country station in Detroit 1966-70.

Jimmy Williams: Blue Water Drifter, Part 3

Part 3 of a biography of Southeast Michigan's country-western radio and stage personality Jimmy Williams.

Jimmy Williams: Blue Water Drifter, Part 2

Jimmy Williams was one of Michigan’s best-known country artists of the 20th century, promoting stars of Nashville on radio and in person during the 1960s.

Jimmy Williams: Blue Water Drifter, Part 1

Jimmy Williams One of the earliest modern country music entertainers born in Michigan, Jimmy Williams navigated a six-decade career in music.

Gibson stack and United Sound Systems

Gibson smokestack Two Michigan sites with strong ties to the country-western music of Detroit made news during the last few weeks ...

2014: Year of Detroit Country Music book

In 2014, reception of the book exceeded our expectations. Thank you!!