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.
After leading bands in Detroit, Ralph Davis made his dream come true at the Grand Ole Opry in Nashville.
Special guest blog by former WEXL disk jockey Jack North about his days working for the No. 1 country station in Detroit 1966-70.
Two Michigan sites with strong ties to the country-western music of Detroit made news during the last few weeks ...
Last June marked the 41st anniversary of a Detroit country music fair honoring the 50th anniversary of WEXL radio, Royal Oak.