Film to Document Origin of Creem Magazine in Detroit’s Cass Corridor

Creem Magazine, founded in 1969, shaped 1970s rock music and culture


Creem magazine writer and current Detroit News reporter Susan Whitall and former Creem editor Bill Holdship join Ann Delisi to talk about the groundbreaking monthly magazine, legendary writer and editor Lester Bangs, and publisher Barry Kramer.  They reminisce about a host of rock and roll luminaries, the place Creem holds in rock culture and discuss the Kickstarter Campaign to raise money to make a film about the monthly publication that was founded in the Cass Corridor.


  • Ann Delisi
    Ann Delisi hosts Essential Music, the Essential Conversations podcast series and the Essential Cooking broadcast and podcast. Born and raised in the Motor City, Ann is a broadcaster, interviewer, producer, music host, storyteller and proud Detroiter.