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.

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.

2014: Year of Detroit Country Music book

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

Classic rockabilly meets classic rock at WCSX radio

Jimmy Kirkland WCSX Classic Rock radio Doc of Rock Doug Podell posted an interview with Craig Maki about early Detroit rockabilly. Craig posted a short list of his favorite recordings.

Detroit Rockabilly Reunion on Detroit TV

Live In The D - Detroit's Rockabilly Roots Detroit Channel 4 TV hosted Johnny Powers and Craig Maki to talk about rockabilly music in the D.

Rockabilly reunion at United Sound Systems

Jimmy Kirkland and Dave Morgan by Craig Maki They’re still making history at the legendary United Sound Systems Recording Studios in Detroit. On July 27, 2014, United Sound Systems hosted a gathering of veteran musicians who made rockabilly records within its walls.

So long, Jack Rainwater

Jack Rainwater Last Monday, April 21, Jack Rainwater passed away quietly from a lengthy illness.