Today we mark the centennial birthday of Les York, creator of "Hamtramck Mama," Detroit's first hit C&W record.
Fans of longtime Detroit resident and country music bandleader Forest Rye are smiling at the thought of recordings they hadn't heard before.
Jan. 19, 2014, author signing for "Detroit Country Music" book at legendary Club Canton wsg Behind The Times.
Vintage movie of Otto Gray's Oklahoma Cowboys features Detroit bandleader Chief Redbird as a young man.
U of M Press begins filling orders, and plans for a book launch party for "Detroit Country Music: Mountaineers, Cowboys, and Rockabillies" under way.
Comedian, old-time fiddle and bass player, and dancer Chick Stripling traveled in and out of Detroit, Michigan, with extended stays, from the late 1940s through the 1960s.