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Bill Morris

Bill Morris

Motor City Burning

From the August, 2014 issue

Most of us in this part of the world remember the John Lee Hooker song about the 1967 riots: "Oh, the Motor City's burnin' /It ain't no thing in the world that I can do ... My home town is burnin' down to the ground, / Worster than Vietnam." The song was covered by other singers, other bands (most famously by the MC5), and the phrase has entered our cultural

 
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