Mitch Ryder is an influential rocker and all top rock stars are fans of his. Ryder is noted for his gruff, wailing singing style and his dynamic stage performances. He has influenced the music of such blue collar rock music artists as Bob Seger, John Mellencamp, and Bruce Springsteen.
Mitch Ryder was fronting a band named Billy Lee & The Rivieras before he met songwriter, record producer Bob Crewe who re-named the group Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels. They recorded several hit records for his labels in the mid to late 1960s, including “Devil with a Blue Dress On”, “Sock It to Me-Baby!”, and “Jenny Take a Ride!”.
This is Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels live in concert at the Nectarine Ballroom in Ann Arbor, Michigan. He performs all of his great hit songs in front of his hometown audience, If you love “C. C. Rider”, “Devil With A Blue Dress” or any of the other big Mitch Ryder hits then you will want this classic. Ryder has also recorded and loves to perform his version of the Lou Reed-penned song “Rock & Roll”.
This is Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels Live.