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Author Steve Miller Talks His Oral History Detroit Rock City

How did Detroit become Detroit Rock City as author Steve Miller says in his Uncensored History of Rock 'n' Roll in America's Loudest City? The book is an oral history with everyone from Mitch Ryder to Iggy Pop to Jack White included. Miller tells his story about seeing the legendary MC5 rehearse at age 12 and getting hooked. We talk about Detroit Rock from punk in the 70’s through the garage revival in the 90’s. It’s Detroit Rock 101 with Professor Miller today on Sense of Place Detroit.

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Steve Miller On World Cafe The author discusses the evolution of Detroit rock with host David Dye on this Sense of Place feature. Miller tells about seeing the legendary MC5 rehearse at age 12 and getting hooked on the influential local scene. He also draws a line from '70s punk to the '90s garage revival.

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