We Ohio State fans may not give a damn about the whole state of Michigan, but the music world wouldn't be the same without all these Wolverines. (OK, Spartans too.) And don't worry, we'll get to more Motown in later quizzes. I wanted to give others a chance.
1. Of Diana Ross, Mary Wilson, or Florence Ballard, which was not born in Michigan?
2. Al Green is identified today with Memphis, but he was living in what Michigan city when he began his career?
3. What was Anita Baker's first Top Forty hit, from 1986?
4. Bob Seger's "Like A Rock" is used in commercials for what Michigan product?
5. What would you find at 2468 West Grand Boulevard in Detroit?
6. According to Gordon Lightfoot, where is the Maritime Sailor's Cathedral?
7. In the same song, Lightfoot claims the Edmund Fitzgerald would have made which body of Michigan water had they put fifteen more miles behind them?
8. She was born in Bay City, grew up in Rochester, went to college in Ann Arbor and is still going strong today after twenty years in the business. Who is she?
9. This Flint band's biggest hits were "We're an American Band" and a remake of "The Loco-Motion."
10. The Queen of Soul. 'Nuff said.
11. What is the Spinners' only Number One hit, from 1974?
12. The lead character in Simon and Garfunkel's "America" began his trip in which Michigan city?
13. This guitarist and hunting advocate first did the "Wango Tango" in Detroit in 1948. Who is he?
14. Which Ypsilanti-born singer was the leader of the Stooges before he worked with David Bowie?
15. Which Bob Seger hit from 1983 mentions Mackinaw City?
16. He was born Charles Westover in Coopersville, Michigan, in 1934. By what name did we know this "Runaway" by?
17. The Bay City Rollers named themselves after the Michigan town, but they weren't from Michigan. Where were they from?
Bonus: What did Keith Moon of the Who do at a Holiday Inn in Flint, Michigan, in 1968?