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Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels

Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels

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Mitch Ryder & the Detroit Wheels: A Rocket on the Road to Fame: Mitch and His Four Wheels

Profile and Interview by Loraine Alterman, Detroit Free Press, 7 August 1966

THE MONSTER eight-door white Pontiac, looking more like an ambulance than a limousine for stars, stopped in places like Arnold's Park, Iowa; Freemont, Neb.; Sioux ...

Joe Tex, Little Richard, Robert Parker, the Isley Brothers et al: the Village Theater, New York NY

Live Review by Robert Shelton, The New York Times, 15 August 1966

KEY TO THE BLUES IS SHOWMANSHIP Dancing and Costumes Add Dash to 30 Singing Acts ...

Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels: The Soul Of Ryder

Profile and Interview by Louise Criscione, KRLA Beat, 3 December 1966

MANY TRY but few white entertainers really succeed in singing the blues as they should be sung. The blues which come from deep inside seem ...

Mitch Ryder Quits Wheels To Start Brand New Show

Report by Loraine Alterman, Detroit Free Press, 30 December 1966

WATCH OUT, world, here comes the brand new Mitch Ryder Show. Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels are no more. Instead Mitch will be socking ...

Mitch Ryder: University of Detroit

Live Review by Loraine Alterman, Detroit Free Press, 27 January 1967

It's All Mitch Ryder — Straight to the Top ...

New albums from Donovan, Jefferson Airplane, more

Review by Loraine Alterman, Detroit Free Press, 26 February 1967

MELLOW YELLOW The Provocative Donovan ...

On the Pop Scene in Detroit: Brenda Lee

Report and Interview by Loraine Alterman, Detroit Free Press, 24 March 1967

BRENDA LEE, who at age 22 has been in show business for a dozen years, is in town at the Roostertail where there'll be a ...

Britain's Lulu Looks at America and the Hemlines

Report and Interview by Loraine Alterman, Detroit Free Press, 4 August 1967

TO US LULU is the name of a comic strip character, but to the British Lulu is the name of an adorable 18-year-old pop singer. ...

The Mitch Ryder Interview

Interview by Rick McGrath, The Georgia Straight, July 1970

This interview was found in the vaults by Harold Colson, an ace Librarian at the University of California at San Diego.Harold is researching the Stones’ ...

Detroit's Rock Culture

Overview by Lester Bangs, Phonograph Record, December 1972

DETROIT, FOUNDED in 1736 by a turncoat (to both sides) halfbreed Indian named Quazimodo from the Kuitee tribe which dwelled circa 1670-1777 on the shores ...

Rock Stars Talk Back

Comment by Susan Whitall, Creem, May 1977

Dozens listen. ...

Mitch Ryder: Mitch's Back!

Profile by Andy Schwartz, New York Rocker, January 1979

...and Andy Takes a Ride ...

Mitch Ryder At The Whisky

Live Review by Don Snowden, L.A. Weekly, 9 March 1979

AT HIS FAMOUS ROXY GIG of three-and-a-half years ago, Bruce Springsteen prefaced a superb encore of Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels' greatest hits by ...

Ted Nugent: Scream Dream/Mitch Ryder: Naked but Not Dead

Review by Dave Marsh, Rolling Stone, 7 August 1980

PAINTED IN CONTRASTING shades of urban blight, suburban boredom and rural decay, Michigan is perfect primitive rock & roll territory: a place where nothin' to ...

Mitch Ryder: From The Detroit To The Top Ten

Retrospective by Fred Dellar, The History of Rock, 1983

Mitch Ryder meant guts, sweat, bump 'n' grind. His skin was white but he sounded black. He came from Detroit and he should have worked ...

Mitch Ryder in the Middle of Nowhere

Report and Interview by Fred Goodman, Musician, June 1992


Mitch Ryder: Motor City Titan

Retrospective and Interview by Steven R Rosen, Blurt, 14 February 2012

With a new Don Was-produced album finally in stores, the Detroit-rock icon sets sights anew on his American audience. ...

Mitch Ryder's Bumpy Ride

Retrospective by Mitchell Cohen, Music Aficionado, 2017

FOR TWO YEARS in the middle of the '60s, Mitch Ryder couldn't have been any hotter: the frenetic, soul-inspired frat-rock that he and the Detroit ...

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