Dennis Coffey first made his mark in the late 1950’s and early 1960’s as a member of the Royaltones, a group which had several hits, and also did session work with vocalist Del Shannon. He is best known for his many years with the legendary Motown rhythm section, known as the “Funk Brothers” where his guitar playing on hits like “Ball of Confusion” and “Cloud Nine” (Temptations) and others brought a distinct psychedelic flair. His most recent release “Hot Coffey in the D; Burnin at Morey Baker’s Showplace Lounge” is receiving positive notices from around the country.
Blues singer Lady Champagne was born in Louisiana and moved to Detroit at the age of 14. She
has shared the stage with many well-known many blues artists including Johnny Taylor, BB
King, Bobby “Blue’ Bland and Tyrone Davis. Her latest release is called “You Don’t Know What Love Is” and has garnered strong airplay on Detroit Public Radio.
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