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Detroit Made

September 5, 2016

“Detroit Made,” written by John Hiatt, recorded by Bob Seger in 2014. Video by Possum Hill. The song is about the 225-inch-long Buick Electra, which was actually built in Flint, about 70 miles from Detroit. Hey, they look like twin cities to the songwriter, who lives 500 miles away, in Tennessee.

“Now when I first got out of high school, I drove an old farm truck
All the girls they walked right by me, didn’t even say good luck
Now I ride my 225, they all want to be my friend
I’ll pick you up later tonight now baby
If you can wait till then”

Bob Seger website


“Michigan mix-up: Bob Seger apologizes to Flint for ‘Detroit Made’ discrepancy during Saginaw concert,” Jessica Shepherd,  MLive

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