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.

Undecided Heart: Ralph Davis, Part One

After leading bands in Detroit, Ralph Davis made his dream come true at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville.

Michigan Country Music Hall of Fame is back

Michigan Country Music Hall of Fame Michigan Country Music Hall of Fame returns after short hiatus to continue four-decade mission, recognizing statewide C&W talent.

2014: Year of Detroit Country Music book

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

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.

Flint teacher propelled steel players’ careers from Detroit to Nashville

Russ Waters Steel guitar players from Michigan owe a debt to Russell B. Waters, instructor at the Flint Honolulu Conservatory of Music and Dance during 1930s to 1950s.

The Car City Country Top 20

Billy Gill and Pete Goble The writers of Car City Country present a top 20 list of country-western records made by Detroit artists between the 1930s and 1960s.