Freep Film Festival | Detroit Remember When: Rockin' Robin

September 26 2021 | 2:00pm to 3:00pm

If you grew up in Detroit, chances are Robin Seymour narrated your musical memories as one of the city's most popular DJs, whose career stretched back to the dawn of rock ‘n’ roll in the 1950s. He made his name at radio stations like WXYZ and WKNR along with hosting "Swingin' Time Dance Party" On CKLW-TV in the ’60s while helping propel the careers of many Motown acts and the likes of Bob Seger and Mitch Ryder. He passed away in April of 2020, but his role in Detroit broadcasting history won't be forgotten.

Year: 2020

Running Time: 55 minutes

Director: Bill Kubota 


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