HomeListsThe Great Music of Detroit Carl December 19, 2012 Lists 2 Comments The Detroit Metro Times lists more than 100 top songs from in and around the city. Here are its top ten: Marvin Gaye, 1971: What’s Goin’ On Stevie Wonder, 1973: Living for the City Question Mark & the Mysterians, 1966: 96 Tears The Stooges, 1969: No Fun John Lee Hooker, 1948: Boogie Chllen Del Shannon, 1961: Runaway Alice Cooper, 1971: I’m Eighteen McKinney’s Cotton Pickers, 1929: Will You, Won’t You, Be My Babe? The Supremes, 1968: Love Child MC5, 1969: Kick Out the Jams Of course, great Detroit area acts such as Gladys Knight & the Pips, The Temptations, Eminem and Bob Seeger and the Silver Bullet Band are represented on the long and interesting list. 2 Responses Soul of Wit December 19, 2012 I wasn’t alive in 1949, so I had to look up some lyrics for #24, “The Hucklebuck”. Apparently, it was a dance craze about 11 years before Chubby Checker did “The Twist”. Pretty racy for the times. Do the Hucklebuck, do the Hucklebuck, If you don’t know how to do it, boy, you’re out of luck, Push your partner out, Then you hunch your back, Start a little movement in your sacroiliac, Wiggle like an eel, waddle like a duck, That’s the way you do it when you do the Hucklebuck Reply Carl December 19, 2012 SoW, I only know that from this: Reply Leave a Reply Cancel Reply Your email address will not be published. Name* Email* Website Comment Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.