‘The Detroit Move’ looks back at the Hamtramck Blowout 25 years ago

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Hamtramck Blowout

Hamtramck Blowout

This week on The Detroit Move, host Mike Latulippe features Etta James live from Nashville in 1963, and a party starter from Detroit’s Parliament.

Plus, hear music from Louisiana swamp blues legends Slim Harpo and Lazy Lester, and a preview of the 2024 Hamtramck Blowout, including Shadow Show, Prude Boys, and a look back 25 years ago at the ‘99 Hamtramck Blowout — featuring songs from The Go and The White Stripes.

The Detroit Move Playlist for Feb. 28, 2024

  • “It Ain’t the Meat” – The Swallows
  • “Teen-Age Love” – Miss La-Veil
  • “Hey Now, Hey Now” – Larry Williams
  • “My Baby Likes to Boogaloo” – Don Gardner
  • “Red Beats” – Greg & The Unknowns
  • “What’d I Say” – Etta James
  • “Hot Butter N’ All” – Lou Courtney/Mr. C. & Funck Junction
  • “Breakdown” – Parliament
  • “It Ain’t Fair, But It’s Fun” – The Fabulous Originals
  • “Shake Your Hips” – Slim Harpo
  • “I’m a Lover Not a Fighter” – Lazy Lester
  • “Vaquero” – The Tornadoes
  • “I Gotta Move” – The Kinks
  • “Psycho Daisies” – The Yardbirds
  • “St. Louis Sunset Twist” – Benny Sharp and His Orchestra
  • “That Ain’t Right Little Girl” – The Sights
  • “Whatcha Doin'” – The Go
  • “Stop Breaking Down” – The White Stripes
  • “Remote Control (Me)” – The Wildbunch
  • “Petrol Fumes” – The Vibrajets
  • “Aunt Maizy” – Shadow Show
  • “Talking to Myself” – Prude Boys
  • “Emotional Tourist” – SSM
  • “Circle Two” – The Cheetahs
  • “Buzzzzzz” – Jimmy Gordon

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  • Mike Latulippe
    Born and raised in Metro Detroit, Mike Latulippe first felt the magic of music and radio hearing his first Carpenters song at the age of 4. He’s been a fixture in Detroit’s music scene for nearly 30 years as a member of The Paybacks, The Hentchmen, Dirty Copper and more.