Michigan

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song name Michigan
artist John Linnell
releases State Songs, TMBG Clock Radio
year 1999
first played November 14, 1999 (10 known performances)
run time 1:14
sung by John Linnell


Trivia/Info

  • Linnell: "It sort of dances around the idea of uncontrolled growth. Michigan is the exemplar of unchecked replication. It's just the idea of this amoeba-like growth. That's not really the case with the real Michigan, but it's my fantasy, I guess." (All Things Considered 1999.10.12)
  • From the State Songs liner notes:
The Official State Stone of the Wolverine State is the Petosky Stone. Michigan has also adopted a State Soil: the Kalkaska Soil series. The State Bird is a terrifying airborne car with gigantic metal talons. The State Flower is the Apple Blossom.

Song Themes

Animals, Food, Not In 4-4 Time, US States

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