I forever owe Detroit a huge debt of gratitude, as does anybody who's loved contemporary music this past half century. Before we bailed Detroit out, Detroit bailed us out of a lot of boredom and bad moods.
To give you an idea of how dire the proceedings were, perhaps the best music of the evening was the lilting cover version of the Church hit, 'Under The Milky Way' in the Lincoln car commercial during the break.
The Grammy Awards broadcast is the biggest show on earth -- or at least the biggest show on television. There are countless moving parts, and for 29 years as director, Walter Miller called countless shots.
The hip-hop trio Tanya Morgan, which consist of Brooklyn emcee/producer Von Pea and Cincinnati emcees Donwill and Ilyas, have set out to craft a signature sound of music that stands apart from industry standards.