Michigan native Bob Seger sings with his Silver Bullet Band at the Palace of Auburn Hills, Mich., Sunday, March 10, 1996. Seger sold over 100,000 tickets in under an hour for the six shows they will play at the Palace.
Bob Seger holds up a rose that was handed to him from the crowd as he performed at the Palace of Auburn Hills, Mich. His 1996 tour sold the fourth-largest number of tickets of any North American tour that year.
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Bob Seger and The Silver Bullet Band toured in 1995 in support of his album, "It's A Mystery," as well as his best-selling "Greatest Hits" album, released a year before.
Bob Seger and his wife, Anita, arrive at the 19th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, held at the Waldorf Astoria on Monday, March 15, 2004, in New York. He was inducted that year alongside the likes of Prince, Jackson Browne and George Harrison.
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Bob Seger meets Kid Rock, left, a fellow Detroit native, on stage at the 19th Annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremony. Rock, a big fan of Seger's, was chosen to induct the legend into the Hall of Fame.
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Bob Seger and son Cole watch the Detroit Pistons play against the Denver Nuggets in Auburn Hills, Mich., Friday, March 19, 2004. Seger became a father later in life, and he sees his new songs as advice he is giving to his kids.
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Bob Seger applauds after singing the National Anthem before the first game of baseball's World Series between the Detroit Tigers and St. Louis Cardinals on Saturday, Oct. 21, 2006, in Detroit.
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Bob Seger stands in his studio near Clarkston, Mich., where he was recording his first album in 11 years, "Face The Promise." The 61-year-old rock legend took extra care on the album's songs, working at his own pace and spending quality time with his family at their 20-acre property.
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Bob Seger performs with The Silver Bullet Band before a sold out TD BankNorth Garden in Boston on Saturday, Jan. 27, 2007, during his "Face The Promise" Tour. His recently-released album of the same name has already gone platinum (sold 1 million copies) in the U.S.