Posts Tagged ‘Detroit’

Detroit City

September 4, 2016

“Detroit City,” written by Danny Dill and Mel Tillis, a big Grammy-winning hit for Bobby Bare in 1963.

Here’s what the Lincoln Continental and Ford Thunderbird assembly line looked like about the time the song was written:

(more…)

One Piece At A Time

September 3, 2016

“One Piece At A Time,” written by Wayne Kemp, a number 1 country hit for Johnny Cash and the Tennessee Three in 1976. Someone really assembled a car like the one in the song, and it’s in the Johnny Cash Museum.

“Well, I left Kentucky back in forty nine
An’ went to Detroit workin’ on a ‘sembly line
The first year they had me puttin’ wheels on Cadillacs”

Lyrics here

__________________________

Short link: http://wp.me/p6sb6-nKS

Comments are welcome if they are on-topic, substantive, concise, and not boring or obscene. Comments may be edited for clarity and length.

Add to: Facebook | Digg | Del.icio.us | Stumbleupon | Reddit | Blinklist | Twitter | Technorati | Yahoo Buzz | Newsvine

Watch These Hands

January 9, 2016

Lyrics by Sean Forbes, music by Jake Bass, mixed by the late Steve King at 54 Sound, mastered by Adam Ayan at Gateway Mastering.

Video performers: Sean Forbes, Julie Ottinger-Smith, Connor Smith, Harrison Smith, Addy Smith, Scott Forbes, Jake Bass.

Directed and edited by Adrean Mangiardi, Assistant Director Mark Levin, cinematography by Wayne Betts Jr. ASL translation by Jules Dameron and Sean Forbes. Produced by Joel Martin and D-PAN Entertainment.

More about D-PAN, The Deaf Professional Arts Network, here.

_____________

Short link: http://wp.me/p6sb6-mWq

Comments are welcome if they are on-topic, substantive, concise, and not boring or obscene. Comments may be edited for clarity and length.

Fiat Buys Chrysler

January 5, 2014

Fiat Buys Chrysler

Fiat will buy the 41 percent of Chrysler stock it doesn’t already own from the UAW Trust for $4.35 Billion. Fiat’s Sergio Marchionne has been Chrysler’s CEO too since his Italian company bought into Detroit during the 2009 recession. This means the ‘Fix It Again Tony‘ car company now owns the one that built the Dodge Charger.

(more…)