The Craig Fahle Show

How Detroit Pioneered A New Sound for A New Era

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

ORIGINAL AIR DATE: Monday, August 19, 2013

Photo: www.markkurlansky.com

Before Motown, Detroit became a hub for fresh, new music. Author Mark Kurlansky describes Detroit's early music scene.

Guest:

Mark Kurlansky, Author of Ready for A Brand New Beat: How "Dancing in the Street" became an anthem for a changing america

Go Deeper:

Ready for A Brand New Beat

How One Hit Song Sums Up an Era - The New York Times

How Dancing in the Street Became A Protest Anthem - NPR

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