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!!

90 Years of Detroit Country Music

50 Years of Detroit Country Music Last June marked the 41st anniversary of a Detroit country music fair honoring the 50th anniversary of WEXL radio, Royal Oak.