How Many Of These Songs That Mention Michigan Do You Know?
Michigan is home to so many famous artists, bands, and musicians.
Some of my favorites are Bob Seger, Kid Rock, Anthony Kedis from The Red Hot Chili Peppers, and Eminem. I've had a chance to see all of them live and they were some of the best shows of my life.
I recently realized that all of those artists have a song that is about or mentions Michigan.
Popular Songs That Mention Michigan
Bob Seger - Back In '72
Lyrics: Houston, yes, was a good old guest
Lord knows how bad we wanted to play
But we got homesick for Lincoln Park, imagine
And man we just couldn't stay
Kid Rock - All Summer Long
Lyrics: It was 1989, my thoughts were short my hair was long
Caught somewhere between a boy and man
She was seventeen and she was far from in-between
It was summertime in Northern Michigan
Red Hot Chili Peppers - Especially In Michigan
Lyrics: Life is my friend
Rake it up to take it in
Wrap me in your cinnamon
Especially in Michigan
Eminem - Lose Yourself
Lyrics: Mom, I love you, but this trailer's got to go,
I cannot grow old in Salem's Lot So here I go, is my shot
These songs are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to songs mentioning Michigan.