So long, Jack Rainwater

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

Club Canton attracts Detroit country music crowd

Thanks for making the Jan. 19, 2014, Detroit Country Music book event at Club Canton a success.

Keith’s favorite research moments for Detroit Country Music book

Since finding out the research Craig and I compiled was going to be published, the most frequent question I've received from people is, “What was the coolest thing you found in your research?”

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.

Detroit country music gets its due

U of M Press begins filling orders, and plans for a book launch party for "Detroit Country Music: Mountaineers, Cowboys, and Rockabillies" under way.

We love his style: Johnny Powers

Johnny Powers thumbnail The story of how singer Johnny Powers cut his 1957 signature rockabilly tune "Long Blond Hair" in Detroit.

Don’t you know Swanee Caldwell

Swanee Caldwell at mike An appreciation of Detroit C&W artist Swanee Caldwell, who sang in Detroit clubs through five decades.