Chief Redbird on film

Otto Gray's Oklahoma Cowboys Vintage movie of Otto Gray's Oklahoma Cowboys features Detroit bandleader Chief Redbird as a young man.

Detroit Country Music book on Fox 2 News Detroit

Detroit Country Music book featured on the Metro Times gift guide for Fox 2 News Detroit on Nov. 27.

Keith’s favorite research moments for Detroit Country Music book

Since finding out the research Craig and I compiled was going to be published, the most frequent question I've received from people is, “What was the coolest thing you found in your research?”

Detroit country music gets its due

U of M Press begins filling orders, and plans for a book launch party for "Detroit Country Music: Mountaineers, Cowboys, and Rockabillies" under way.

We love his style: Johnny Powers

Johnny Powers thumbnail The story of how singer Johnny Powers cut his 1957 signature rockabilly tune "Long Blond Hair" in Detroit.

Discography: Detroit steel guitarist Chuck Hatfield

Chuck Hatfield Chuck Hatfield played some of the finest steel guitar ever heard, while based in Detroit during the 1950s. Want to hear for yourself? Here is his discography.

You can judge this book by its cover

Detroit Country Music book cover Last week, word finally came to us from University of Michigan Press that the book is at the printer's. So here is the cover design!