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Weekend Rock Question: What Is the Best Bob Seger Song?

Cast your vote in our weekly poll

Bob Seger performs in Rotterdam, Netherlands.
Rob Verhorst/Redferns
April 12, 2013 3:00 PM ET

Seventy-nine-year-old Michigan woman Evie Branan woke up from a five-year coma this month and had a single wish: to see a Bob Seger concert. She had remarkable timing. Seger is on a relatively rare tour, and it hit Michigan's Palace of Auburn Hills this week. Branan got to live her dream, and she even went backstage to meet Seger. It was the feel-good rock story of the year.

2013's Hottest Tours: Bob Seger

Now we have a question for you: what's your favorite Bob Seger song? Feel free to pick anything out of his vast catalog, from "Ramblin' Gamblin' Man" to "Horizontal Bop" to "Roll Me Away." You can even go super obscure and pick something like "Brand New Morning," "Seen a Lot of Floors" or "The Aftermath." Vote for whatever song you want, but please only vote once and only for a single song.

You can vote here in the comments, on facebook.com/rollingstone or on Twitter using the hashtag #weekendrock.

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