The Detroit Move: Hear music from The Sonics, The Kinks, Little Richard and more

Listen to “The Detroit Move” with host Mike Latulippe every Tuesday from 8-9 p.m. ET on 101.9 WDET.

Ray Davies of The Kinks performing in Brussels, 1985.

Ray Davies of The Kinks performing in Brussels, 1985.

This week on The Detroit Move, hear music from one the most influential punk bands, Tacoma’s ’60s garage rock legends, The Sonics.

Plus, a spotlight featuring performers who were small in stature but big on sound with sets showcasing singers who use the respectful term “Little” before their names, including music from Little Walter, Little Richard, and a deeper dive into Detroit’s own Little Ann and Little Willie John and more.

Check out the playlist below and listen to the episode using the media player above available for the next two weeks.

The Detroit Move Playlist for April 2, 2024

  • “The Detroit Move” — Herb Gross and the Invictas
  • “Snoopin’ and Accusin'” — Bobby Marchan & The Tick Tocks
  • “He’s Waitin'” — The Sonics
  • “Thinking of You Baby” — The Spiders
  • “(My Baby Does) Good Sculptures” — The Rezillos
  • “Intoxica” — The Centurions
  • “She’s Got Everything” — The Kinks
  • “My Girlfriend Is a Witch” — October Country
  • “Baby You Got It” — Brenton Wood
  • “Jaywalking” — The Upsetters
  • “I’m Shakin'” — Little Willie John
  • “Lean Lanky Daddy” — Little Ann
  • “I Got Loaded” — Lil’ Bob & the Lollipops
  • “Latin Soul” — Little Sonny
  • “Dew Drop Inn” — Little Richard
  • “Keep Your Hands Off My Baby” — Little Eva
  • “The Toussaint Shuffle (Instrumental)” — Toussaint McCall
  • “It Ain’t Right” — Little Walter
  • “Like Rock’n’Roll” — Little Bob Story
  • “Soul Train” — little royal
  • “Tarantula” — The Tarantulas
  • “Why Did God Make Girls” — J.D.Rogues
  • “Undecided” — The Masters Apprentices
  • “Boot-Leg” — Booker T. & The M.G.’s

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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.