Detroit Country Music book on Fox 2 News Detroit

Detroit Country Music book featured on the Metro Times gift guide for Fox 2 News Detroit on Nov. 27.

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.

Discography: Detroit steel guitarist Chuck Hatfield

Chuck Hatfield Chuck Hatfield played some of the finest steel guitar ever heard, while based in Detroit during the 1950s. Want to hear for yourself? Here is his discography.

Salute to Buddy Emmons in Nashville

Buddy Emmons, 1955 On Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, the Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville hosts a "concert and conversation" with steel guitarist Buddy Emmons.

Same Old Blues: Patti Lynn, Part One

From the late 1950s through the 1970s, Patti Lynn sang country music in Detroit with a variety of bandleaders, including Eddie Jackson, Billy Martin, and Frankie Meadows. Part one focuses on her early experiences in North Carolina and Michigan.

Barefoot Brownie and Ernie Lee on TV

Barefoot Brownie Reynolds Barefoot Brownie Reynolds performs on Ernie Lee's TV show in a video from the 1980s. Both Reynolds and Lee worked on WJR radio Detroit many years ago.