Vintage movie of Otto Gray's Oklahoma Cowboys features Detroit bandleader Chief Redbird as a young man.
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 writers of Car City Country present a top 20 list of country-western records made by Detroit artists between the 1930s and 1960s.
U of M Press begins filling orders, and plans for a book launch party for "Detroit Country Music: Mountaineers, Cowboys, and Rockabillies" under way.
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.
Last week, word finally came to us from University of Michigan Press that the book is at the printer's. So here is the cover design!
It's been 65 years since Little Jimmy Dickens made his debut on the WSM Grand Ole Opry barn dance. While living in Saginaw, Michigan, in 1947-48, Dickens was invited by Roy Acuff, the King of the Hillbillies, to join the show.