Detroit Sound Conservancy is proud to share Blues in My Bread, a documentary about Jodie Drake: a Detroiter who became one of “Canada’s foremost women of the Blues.” Transcription below. Documentary: Jodie Drake – Blues in My Bread Jodie Drake was born Priscilla Royster on Detroit’s West Side in the 1920s to a musical family […]
Rhythm & Blues
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.
Detroit Sound Conservancy and Gimlet Media partnered and pressed a promotional 7″ record by Melvin Davis to celebrate Season 2 of the podcast Crimetown.
Dancer and legend Lottie “The Body” sits down with us to discuss her career and call to preserve The National Theatre in downtown Detroit from demolition.
Don Davis (1938-2014), musician, record producer, and banker, is interviewed by radio personality the Electrifying Mojo in this on-air interview.
Melvin “Detroit Soul Ambassador” Davis, musician, singer, and activist, discusses his relationship to Detroit music, his career, and the impact of COVID-19.