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Is This The Best Band From Michigan? I Respectfully Disagree.

Thrillist.com likes to pick fights. That's how they get web hits, but their choice for the 'Best Band From Michigan' is not well thought out.

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Tom Petty’s Most Memorable Michigan Concerts

With news of Tom Petty suffering cardiac arrest, we remember his music with a look back a some of his memorable concerts around Michigan.

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WMU Football Coach Writes Heartfelt Letters to Every Single Member of the Bronco Marching Band

New Western Michigan University Football Head Coach Tim Lester garners praise for his letter thanking members of the Bronco Marching Band for their support on game day.

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Heritage Guitar Hosting Free 100th Anniversary Celebration in Kalamazoo on Saturday

The tradition of expertly crafted guitars continues in Kalamazoo 100 years later.

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My Top Five Favorite Steely Dan Songs [Video]

Walter Becker, one of the founding members of rock legends Steely Dan passed away over the weekend, leading me to revisit my big pile of Steely Dan albums.

Here are my top five Steely Dan songs. Remember, there is no right or wrong when it comes to Steely Dan, so feel free to add to the list.

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Billy Joel Wears Star of David During MSG Show to Protest Neo-Nazis

The Piano Man is known for making music, not political statements.

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UPDATE: The Last Jukebox Made in Grand Rapids has been Located!

Last week I did a post on the history of jukeboxes being made in Grand Rapids, MI. Over 1 million jukeboxes were manufactured in a building over on Cottage Grove SE. That plant has since shut down, and the manufacturing of those devices has moved out of the country...but I was able to locate the very last jukebox that was made in that location!

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How Much Money to Guarantee a Seat at ‘Hamilton’ in East Lansing?

The hit musical Hamilton is coming to the Wharton Center in East Lansing in 2018 or 2019. Dates have not been set, but you can guarantee yourself a ticket if you're willing to spend a lot of $10 bills.

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Grand Rapids Man Writes A Jingle To Sell His House, And It’s Pretty Catchy [Video]

It's a hot real estate market, but it doesn't hurt to show a little flair when trying to get top dollar for your house.

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Jukeboxes Were Once Manufactured in Grand Rapids

There was a time when jukeboxes were made in Grand Rapids, Michigan!

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Watch an Exclusive Clip From New Beatles Movie, ‘It Was Fifty Years Ago Today!’

Watch an exclusive clip from the new documentary 'It Was Fifty Years Ago Today! The Beatles: Sgt. Pepper & Beyond.'

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This New Song About Grand Rapids is Going to Be Stuck in Your Head For the Rest of the Day

This latest song about Beer City is so darn catchy that it WILL get stuck in your head for the rest of the day. Trust me, the chorus has been running through my head for the past hour and I've only listened to the song twice.

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