Bob Seger is born in Dearborn, Michigan.
Bob Seger’s first single, “East Side Story,” is released on the Hideout label.
Bob Seger’s “Heavy Music,” an ode to high-energy rock and roll, tops the Detroit charts.
Bob Seger’s “Ramblin’ Gamblin’ Man” debuts on the national charts. It will rise to #17, but Seger won’t see the Top Forty again for another eight years.
Ramblin’ Gamblin’ Man, Bob Seger’s debut album - credited to the Bob Seger System - is released.
Bob Seger’s Beautiful Loser hits the charts. It will be the first of ten consecutive platinum albums for Seger.
Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band’s two-night stand at Detroit’s Cobo Hall is recorded. In May 1976 it will be released as Live Bullet.
Night Moves, by Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band, is released. The title track will peak at #4, while the album becomes Seger’s first to go Top Ten.
Stranger in Town, Bob Seger’s followup to Night Moves, is released. The album and its lead single, “Still the Same,” both peak at #4.
Against the Wind, by Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band, is released. It will top the albums chart for six weeks and sell over 6 million copies.
Against the Wind earns Bob Seger his first Grammy (for Best Album by a Duo or Group with Vocal) and two more Grammy nominations.
Bob Seger releases Nine Tonight, a live album cut in Detroit and Boston.
The Distance, by Bob Seger, is released. Seger’s cover of Rodney Crowell’s “Shame on the Moon” will become a #2 single.
“Shakedown,” by Bob Seger, reaches #1 - his first (and only) chart-topper.
Bob Seger releases The Fire Inside, his first album in five years.
Greatest Hits, the first best-of in Bob Seger’s career, is released. It will sell 6 million copies and remain a Top Ten catalog seller for seven years.
It’s a Mystery, Bob Seger’s first album of new material in four years, is released.
Bob Seger and the Silver Bullet Band’s Greatest Hits 2, is released.
Bob Seger is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame at the nineteenth annual induction dinner. Kid Rock is his presenter.