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.

Georgie Davis remembers the Davis Sisters

The Davis Sisters On May 26, 2014, Craig Maki and Keith Cady visited with Georgie Davis. Here are highlights from their conversation.

Rockabilly reunion at United Sound Systems

Jimmy Kirkland and Dave Morgan by Craig Maki 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.

Tennessee Valley Boy: Jack Luker

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.

New tributes to 93-year-old guitarist Cliff Gilbert

Cliff Gilbert Two recent video interview tributes with Southeast Michigan guitarist and inventor Cliff Gilbert help him tell his story.