Today in Michigan History

May 6, 1945

Bob Seger was born.

Born in Dearborn, Robert Clark Seger moved with his family to Ann Arbor when he was six years old. Seger learned to play the ukulele when he was five years old. At the age of fifteen, he began writing songs and performing locally with area bands. Between 1976 and 1984, Seger had fourteen Top Forty singles. In 2000, Detroit Free Press readers ranked him Michigan’s number-one entertainer.

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