Last June marked the 41st anniversary of a Detroit country music fair honoring the 50th anniversary of WEXL radio, Royal Oak.
WCSX Classic Rock radio Doc of Rock Doug Podell posted an interview with Craig Maki about early Detroit rockabilly. Craig posted a short list of his favorite recordings.
On May 26, 2014, Craig Maki and Keith Cady visited with Georgie Davis. Here are highlights from their conversation.
They’re still making history at the legendary United Sound Systems Recording Studios in Detroit. On July 27, 2014, United Sound Systems hosted a gathering of veteran musicians who made rockabilly records within its walls.
Along with Luke Kelly, Forest Rye, and Arlee Barber, Jack Luker had a reputation during the 1940s for leading one of the most popular country-western bands in Detroit.
Seventy-five years ago, the York Bros cut "Hamtramck Mama" and sparked a country music recording industry in Detroit.