Bob Seger is an American singer, songwriter and musician…..who as a locally successful Detroit-area artist performed and recorded as Bob Seger and the Last Heard and Bob Seger System throughout the 1960’s….while breaking through with his first album, Ramblin’ Gamblin’ Man….which contained his first national hit of the same name in 1968. In 1973, he put together the Silver Bullet Band with a group of Detroit-area musicians….when he became most successful on the national level with the album Live Bullet in 1976….which was recorded live with the Silver Bullet Band in 1975….then In 1976, he achieved a national breakout with the studio album Night Moves.
A roots rocker with a classic raspy, powerful voice….B Seger wrote and recorded songs that dealt with love, women and blue-collar themes….while having recorded such hits as “Night Moves”, “Turn the Page”, “Still the Same”, “We’ve Got Tonite”, “Against the Wind”, “You’ll Accomp’ny Me”, “Hollywood Nights”, “Shame on the Moon”, “Shakedown” and “Like a Rock”….all of which topped the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Seger also co-wrote the Eagles’ # 1 hit “Heartache Tonight”….while his recording of “Old Time Rock and Roll” was named one of the Songs of the Century in 2001.
With a career spanning six decades, Seger has sold more than 75 million records worldwide….thus making him one of the world’s best-selling artists of all time…..as he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2004 and the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2012. Bob Seger sings “Like A Rock” in this video herewith….as it accompanies ESPN highlights of the first half of the 1986 MLB season with co-hosts Chris Berman and George Grande.