Michiganders are lucky to have so many great songs that represent our state.

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Some of these songs are party anthems that you might hear at a bar or sporting event.

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Others paying respect to the history of our great state.


After thinking about, asking friends and doing some searching online I've come up with these songs as the most iconic songs about Michigan in my opinion.

These Are The Most Iconic Songs About Michigan

To start off the list I went with an iconic rock song that mentions the motor city.

Detroit Rock City by KISS

"Detroit Rock City" by Kiss is one of the most famous rock songs about Michigan.

It's a high-energy anthem celebrating the rock scene in Detroit.

Don't Stop Believing - Journey

This song is a popular sing along song at bars and sporting events.

If If you can get past the fact that there is actually no place in the Detroit, Michigan area called “South Detroit.”

The location south of the Detroit is actually the Canadian city of Windsor.

University of Michigan Fight Song

While I'm a Spartan fan I have to give U of M credit that they have a very well known fight song.

The iconic fight song "The Victors" is known by generations of Wolverines fans.

The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald

It seems like a lot of people want to hate on this classic song about "The Wreck of the Edmund Fitzgerald" by Gordon Lightfoot.

The song is a haunting song about the tragic sinking of the freighter SS Edmund Fitzgerald in Lake Superior in 1975, with vivid lyrics describing "Old Michigan" and the Great Lakes.

All Summer Long by Kid Rock 

When you listen to this song you can't help but feel good.

The music video also shows off how great Michigan is during the summer.

Did I miss a song about Michigan?

Let me know what song you would add to the list.

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