Happy 100th birthday, Les York of the York Brothers

Leslie York, 1947 Today we mark the centennial birthday of Les York, creator of "Hamtramck Mama," Detroit's first hit C&W record.

Undecided Heart: Ralph Davis, Part Two

Ralph Davis, Bud Titus, and the sweet country records they cut in 1957.

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.

Jimmy Lee Williams: You Ain’t No Good For Me

Jimmy Lee Williams The time when bluegrass and gospel picker Jimmy Lee Williams cut rock'n'roll records in Detroit.

‘Hamtramck Mama’ celebrates diamond anniversary

Leslie and George York Seventy-five years ago, the York Bros cut "Hamtramck Mama" and sparked a country music recording industry in Detroit.

The rhythm of Happy Moore

Happy Moore The music career of Detroit rhythm guitarist Happy Moore, who played jazz and country.

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.