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Billboard: #3 on Billboard Blues Album Chart!

"Mitch Ryder's latest album 'Roof is on fire' is currently #3 in the BillBoard Blues charts!

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Detroit News: Article on Memoir

"His voice was one of the most powerful sounds to come out of the 1960s"... wrote Susan Whitall from the Detroit News.
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Goldmine reviews the Promise

"If 66-year-old Detroit legend Mitch Ryder has anything to say about it, 2012 will be his year." Read more by Mike Greenblatt.

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"Mitch Ryder stormed out of Michigan with the Detroit Wheels".. Check out the full audio interview here Book Review

"Legendary Detroit rocker Mitch Ryder has, as his recent autobiography Devils & Blue Dresses attests, largely seen it all." wrote Josh Baron
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UNCUT: The Promise Review

"Mitch Ryder here astutely merges heartbreaking social realism with accomplished, funky Motown/James Brown grooves"... Luke Torn in UNCUT.
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Billboard: The Promise Review

Billboard reviewed The Promise. Look at a snippet here. The Promise Review

Writer Thom Jurek takes on The Promise in his review on Reviews The Promise lends an ear to The Promise.
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The Morton Report: The Promise Review

"Mitch Ryder now gets even, sounding like a thoroughbred busting to get out of the gate"... writes Bill Bentely on the Morton Report.
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"Mention to Mitch Ryder that he's the source point, the iconic origin, for Detroit's national reputation as a great rock 'n' roll town.." Steven Rosen interview for
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WDET: Book Interview with Craig Fahle

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MTV Bio: Mitch Ryder

"The unsung heart and soul of the Motor City rock & roll scene"... -MTV bio.

Detroit Free Press: Book and CD review

"Mitch Ryder knows all about putting his heart on his sleeve"... -Brian McCollum
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"Mitch Ryder's autobiography goes well beyond typical eyewitness accounts of sex, drugs and rock n' roll stories."...
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MetroTimes: Book Interview

MetroTimes writer Brett Callwood and I sat down for an in depth interview about my new book, cd and my forth coming musical. Check it out here for all of the details.
MetroTimes Article

Seattle PI's Review of Biography

"From start to finish, Ryder's story is of a performer who has much to be angry about"... -Wesley Britton
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Public Broadcasting Interview

Listen to my interview with Scott Pohl on Michigan based Public Broadcasting station.
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Music News Nashville: The Promise Review

"Ryder wows with a delivery that squeezes out every last drop of emotion"... -Dan Harr
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Ourstage: The Promise is a "musical route" in 2012

"One of the original architects of rock & roll as we know it today"... -Jim Allen
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U Detorit Cafe: Book Review

"Ryder maintains the high energy, gravelly singing..., and his dynamic stage performances"... -Diane Gale Andreassi
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