Detroit’s Paradise Valley, which was largely destroyed by “urban renewal” programs in the 1960s, was a center in the development of Black music in Detroit.
Don Davis (1938-2014), musician, record producer, and banker, is interviewed by radio personality the Electrifying Mojo in this on-air interview.
Detroit Sound Conservancy · Thomas Kelly: #RecordDet Interview
LaVell Williams (1967-2018), singer, songwriter, and Board officer, discusses his relationship to Detroit music in this oral history interview.
Detroit Sound Conservancy · Dorothy Simpson: #RecordDet Interview 00:01 Carleton Gholz: Good afternoon. This is Carleton Gholz from the Detroit Sound Conservancy. It’s February 19th, 2015 and I’m at Simpsons Records on Six Mile, McNichols Road East of I-75 on Detroit’s East side. And I’m here with Dorothy Simpson and we’re here to do a […]