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Bob Seger to release new album 'Ride Out' in October

Bob Seger to release new album 'Ride Out' in October

DETROIT, Aug. 18 (UPI) --Bob Seger will release his first new album in eight years, "Ride Out," on October 14.
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UPI Almanac for Monday, May 6, 2013.
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UPI Almanac for Sunday, May 6, 2012.
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1 million watch Macy's Parade

1 million watch Macy's Parade

NEW YORK, Nov. 24 (UPI) -- Major cities across the United States kicked off the holiday season -- and the holiday shopping season -- Thursday with Thanksgiving Day parades.

Kid Rock says new album drops Sept. 7

DETROIT, May 30 (UPI) -- Detroit rocker Kid Rock says local legend Bob Seger will be among performers playing on his latest album, which drops Sept. 7.
Seger CD one of the decade's best sellers

Seger CD one of the decade's best sellers

HOLLYWOOD, Dec. 16 (UPI) -- "Bob Seger's Greatest Hits" was the decade's best-selling catalog album in the United States, it has been confirmed by Billboard and SoundScan.

Bob Seger and Cobo Arena may retire

DETROIT, March 18 (UPI) -- Bob Seger, in perhaps his final show, played over the weekend at Detroit's Cobo Arena, which may soon be demolished.

Bob Seger says no more touring this year

DETROIT, March 6 (UPI) -- Bob Seger has opted against continuing his "Face the Promise" concert tour after next week's shows in his home town of Detroit.

Bob Seger opens tour in Michigan

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Nov. 9 (UPI) -- Bob Seger and his Silver Bullet Band opened their first concert tour in more than a decade on Wednesday in Grand Rapids, Mich.

Bob Seger ready to sing at World Series

DETROIT, Oct. 20 (UPI) -- Detroit's best-known rock star will be throwing the first (musical) pitch of the World Series on Saturday.

Bob Seger confirms fall tour rumors

DETROIT, Sept. 28 (UPI) -- Detroit rocker Bob Seger has confirmed he will indeed take to the road with a new tour later this year in support of his recent "Face the Promise" album.

Hall of Fame fueled Bob Seger's new album

DETROIT, Sept. 5 (UPI) -- Bob Seger's 2004 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction put a lot of pressure on his new album.

Seger's new album slated for release

DETROIT, June 10 (UPI) -- The long-awaited new album from Bob Seger is slated to be released on Sept. 12, the Detroit Free Press reported.

Bob Seger appears with 3 Doors Down

DETROIT, Aug. 3 (UPI) -- Veteran rocker Bob Seger likes to make his rare public performances special and did so Tuesday night in Detroit by joining up with 3 Doors Down.

Seger was happy to guest on new album

DETROIT, Feb. 9 (UPI) -- Rock 'n' roll veteran Bob Seger is flattered to be part of the new album by younger Mississippi rockers 3 Doors Down.
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Robert Clark "Bob" Seger (born May 6, 1945) is an American rock musician and singer-songwriter.

As a locally successful Detroit-area artist, he performed and recorded as The Bob Seger System throughout the 1960s. By the early 1970s, he had dropped the "System" from his recordings, and he continued to strive for national success with other various bands. In 1973 he put together "The Silver Bullet Band," an evolving group of Detroit-area musicians, with whom he became most successful. In 1976, he achieved national fame with two albums, the live record Live Bullet, and the studio record Night Moves. On his studio albums he also worked extensively with the Alabama-based Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section, appearing on several of Seger's best selling singles and albums.

A roots rocker with a classic raspy, shouting voice, Seger was first inspired by Little Richard and Elvis Presley. He wrote and recorded songs that dealt with blue-collar themes. Seger has recorded many rock and roll hits, including "Night Moves," "Turn the Page," "Like a Rock" and also co-wrote the Eagles number one hit "Heartache Tonight." His iconic signature song "Old Time Rock and Roll" was named one of the Songs of the Century in 2001. With a career spanning five decades, Seger continues to perform and record today.

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