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Michigan Music

Red Wings pay tribute to Michigan musicians

Tuesday, 04.05.2011 / 8:51 AM / Press Release
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On April 3 as the Red Wings hosted the Minnesota Wild on Fox Sports Detroit's "April in the D Night" the game presentation took on a very hometown vibe as every song played was tied to Michigan in some way. 

Ranging from headlining Michigan natives like Ted Nugent, Madonna, Iggy Pop, The White Stripes and the Queen of Soul herself, Miss Aretha Franklin, to (as of yet) lesser known local bands like The Product, Pop Evil and The Badways; every track at Joe Louis Arena could claim a tie to Michigan. From Marvin Gaye's recordings at Motown Records or The Red Hot Chili Pepper's track "Especially in Michigan" with Lahser High School graduate Chad Smith on the drums, Michigan music was well represented.


ARTIST SONG CONNECTION
Amboy Dukes/Ted Nugent Journey To The Center Of The Mind Detroit
Badways Leave Her Alone Detroit
Bobby Bare Detroit City Ironton,OH
Capitols Cool Jerk Detroit
Carl Carlton She's A Bad Mama Jama Detroit
Contours Do You Love Me Detroit
Alice Cooper No More Mr. Nice Guy Detroit
D.R.U.G.S. If You Think This Song Is About You, It Probably Is Detroit
Sammy Davis, Jr. Hello Detroit Harlem NY
Eminem I'm Not Afraid Detroit
Eminem & P!nk Won't Back Down Detroit
Eminem & Trick Trick Welcome 2 Detroit Detroit
Four Tops I Can't Help Myself Detroit
Aretha Franklin Respect Detroit
Aretha Franklin Think Detroit
Glenn Frey Heat Is On Detroit
Marvin Gaye Ain't That Peculiar Motown Records
Marvin Gaye I Heard It Through The Grapevine Motown Records
Marvin Gaye What's Going On Motown Records
Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell Ain't No Mountain High Enough Motown Records
J. Geils Band Detroit Breakdown Boston
Grand Funk Some Kind Of Wonderful Flint
Bill Haley  & His Comets Rock Around The Clock Highland Park
Bill Haley  & His Comets See You Later, Alligator Highland Park
Inner City Good Life Detroit
Insane Clown Posse Let's Go All The Way Detroit
Jackson 5 ABC Motown Records
Jackson 5 I Want You Back Motown Records
Tommy James & The Shondells Hanky Panky Niles, Mich.
Journey  Don't Stop Believin' San Francisco
Kid Rock Ain't No Party Like A Detroit Party Romeo, Mich.
Kid Rock All Summer Long Romeo, Mich.
Kid Rock Bawitdaba Romeo, Mich.
Kid Rock Born Free Romeo, Mich.
Kiss Detroit Rock City New York
Fedde Le Grand Put Your Hands Up For Detroit Netherlands
Barbara Lewis Baby, I'm Yours South Lyon, Mich.
Madonna Holiday Bay City, Mich.
Madonna Material Girl Bay City, Mich.
Madonna Vogue Bay City, Mich.
Martha & The Vandellas Dancing In The Street Detroit
Martha & The Vandellas Nowhere To Run Detroit
MC5 Kick Out The Jams Detroit
New Radicals You Get What You Give Grosse Pointe, Mich.
Ted Nugent Cat Scratch Fever Detroit
Parliament Flash Light Detroit
Freda Payne Band of Gold Detroit
Pop Evil  Last Man Standing Grand Rapids
Iggy Pop Lust For Life Muskegon
Mike Posner Bow Chicka Wow Wow Southfield
Raconteurs Steady As She Goes Detroit
Rare Earth I Just Want To Celebrate Detroit
Ready For The World Oh Sheila Flint
Red Hot Chili Peppers Especially In Michigan Los Angeles
Smokey Robinson & The Miracles I Second That Emotion Detroit
Rockwell Somebody's Watching Me Detroit
Diana Ross & The Supremes Baby Love Detroit
Diana Ross & The Supremes Stop! In The Name Of Love Detroit
Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels Sock It To Me-Baby! Detroit
Bob Seger Katmandu Dearborn
Bob Seger Old Time Rock & Roll Dearborn
Bob Seger Ramblin' Gamblin' Man Dearborn
Bob Seger Shakedown Dearborn
Del Shannon Runaway Coopersville, Mich.
Spinners It's A Shame Detroit
Sponge Plowed Detroit
Stooges No Fun Muskegon
Barrett Strong Money (That's What I Want) Motown Records
Suicide Machines S.O.S. Detroit
Temptations Way You Do The Things You Do Detroit
Uncle Kracker Follow Me Mt. Clemens, Mich.
Von Bondies Pale Bride Detroit
Mary Wells My Guy Detroit
White Stripes Icky Thump Detroit
White Stripes Seven Nation Army Detroit
White Stripes We Are Gonna Be Friends Detroit
Jackie Wilson Your Love Keeps Lifting Me (Higher And Higher) Detroit
Stevie Wonder For Once In My Life Saginaw
Stevie Wonder I Wish Saginaw
Stevie Wonder Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours Saginaw
Stevie Wonder Sir Duke Saginaw
Stevie Wonder Uptight (Everything's Alright) Saginaw



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