Susan Whitall
Susan Whitall is a feature and entertainment writer for the Detroit News, and has been writing about music since the 1970's. She came to the News in 1983 from the rock magazine Creem, where she was editor, and has a particularly deep knowledge of Motown and Detroit R&B, soul and rock music. She  has written two books, "Women of Motown" (Avon) and "Little Willie John's Fast Life, Mysterious Life and the Birth of Soul" (TItan/Random House).