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


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


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