With his pianos, then keyboard, Johnny Clem kept the instrument prominent in Detroit country-western and rock'n'roll bands during the 1950s through the dawn of the 21st century.
Today we mark the centennial birthday of Les York, creator of "Hamtramck Mama," Detroit's first hit C&W record.
After playing his first gigs in Detroit, musician and songwriter Ralph Davis moved to the WSM Grand Ole Opry, where he performed for 40 years.
After leading bands in Detroit, Ralph Davis made his dream come true at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville.
Biography of Happy Hank (Marc Williams), cowboy singer and host of syndicated radio shows for children during the 1940s, who lived in Detroit for many years.