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.

90 Years of Detroit Country Music

50 Years of Detroit Country Music Last June marked the 41st anniversary of a Detroit country music fair honoring the 50th anniversary of WEXL radio, Royal Oak.

Detroit Country Music book signing Jan. 19 at legendary Club Canton

Club Canton Jan. 19, 2014, author signing for "Detroit Country Music" book at legendary Club Canton wsg Behind The Times.

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.

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.

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.

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.