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Mon May 19, 2014
Detroit has a rich country & western music history
When you think of music that's made in Detroit, you certainly think of Motown. There's R&B, gospel, jazz, rock, rap – and there is country.
The Motor City has a rich history of country & western and bluegrass musicians, along with clubs, showrooms, and radio stations that got that music out to an eager public.
Craig Maki tells their story in his new book, "Detroit Country Music: Mountaineers, Cowboys, and Rockabillies,” and he joined us today.
This segment was edited by Crissy Zamarron with Mercedes Mejia.
*Listen to our interview above.
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