You either love your hometown or you can't wait to get out of it. Either way, it still inspires you. Musicians are no different; they always pull from something they're passionate about. And a lot of artists like to show their hometown love every now and then. Kid Rock is a perfect example of that. If you're a Michigander, your love for Michigan runs deep. Yeah, sure, we complain about the winters and potholes, but that doesn't mean we don't love "The Mitten."

So, that got me thinking, how many songs have musicians written about Michigan? Turns out it's A LOT. If I listed all of them, we'd probably be here until the New Year. So I put together a list of some oldies but goodies, popular Michigan songs and hidden gems I didn't know existed. Check it out!

Johnny Cash - One Piece At A Time

Lefty Frizzell - Saginaw, Michigan

Ryan Hurd - Michigan For The Winter

Bobby Bare - Detroit City

The Avett Brothers - Pretty Girl From Michigan

John Rich - Shuttin' Detroit Down

KISS - Detroit Rock City

Alice Cooper - Detroit City

Eminem - 8 Mile *Warning: Profanity used*

Gordon Lightfoot - The Edmund Fitzgerald

Kid Rock - All Summer Long

Neil Young - Motor City

Journey - Don't Stop Believin'

Smokey Robinson and the Miracles - I Care About Detroit

David Bowie - Panic In Detroit

Air Traffic Controller - Bad Axe, Michigan

Glen Miller - I've Got A Gal in Kalamazoo

That's not even a quarter of the songs I found! What's your favorite Michigan themed song? Give us a call or shoot us a message!

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