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 Chillen
- 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.