Johnny Clem and them

Johnny Clem 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.

Jimmy Lee Williams: You Ain’t No Good For Me

Jimmy Lee Williams The time when bluegrass and gospel picker Jimmy Lee Williams cut rock'n'roll records in Detroit.

When cowboys ranged Detroit radio — Happy Hank

Happy Hank, aka Marc Williams 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.

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.

2014: Year of Detroit Country Music book

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