Along with Luke Kelly, Forest Rye, and Arlee Barber, Jack Luker had a reputation during the 1940s for leading one of the most popular country-western bands in Detroit.
Two recent video interview tributes with Southeast Michigan guitarist and inventor Cliff Gilbert help him tell his story.
Steel guitar players from Michigan owe a debt to Russell B. Waters, instructor at the Flint Honolulu Conservatory of Music and Dance during 1930s to 1950s.
Jan. 19, 2014, author signing for "Detroit Country Music" book at legendary Club Canton wsg Behind The Times.