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