We all know Ohio State sucks, unless you're talking about the marching band. Their Rush tribute was nothing new. Hear 7 other times the band went classic rock.

Even die-hard University of Michigan fans admitted that something good happened in Columbus, when The University of Ohio's marching band honored Rush at halftime on October 9. The band performed a 14-minute tribute to the late Neil Peart, complete with choice selections from the Rush canon and precision field formations. How good was it? The official Rush Twitter account retweeted the show with the caption, "we're speechless."

As it turns out, maybe Ohio State doesn't suck as much as we thought they did. This kind of show is nothing new for the marching band, they've been in step with current and classic rock for some time. We're not going to ask you to hate the Buckeye football team any less, but check out these 7 classic rock anthems from the OSU marching band.

Seven Times the Ohio State University Marching Band Played Classic Rock

Every Michigander is born with a hatred of Ohio State. We have a sliver of proof that something good may indeed come out of Columbus once in a while. In October of 2021, the Buckeyes performed a tribute to Rush at halftime. Crank it up as we found seven more performances of the Buckeye marching band belting out classic rock staples.
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Our Top 16 Songs That Mention Michigan in the Lyrics

Right off the top of your head, you can think of two or three songs that mention Michigan or Michigan cities in the Lyrics, right?

But we decided to dig a little deeper and came up with 16 songs that mention the Mitten State. Surprisingly, Michigan-born artists like Stevie Wonder and Madonna don't make the list, but Bob Seger has a whopping three songs that make mention of his home state.

Let us know if there are any essential Michigan songs that need to be included.

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