Eric Church is usually more likely to “Pledge Allegiance to the Hag” than to bust into Motown songs, but on Friday night (Feb. 15) in Detroit the country star paid some homage to the heritage of his destination.

Finishing his Double Down Tour show at Little Caesars Arena, a couple of miles away from Motown’s original Hitsville USA studios (now a museum), Church steered a solo acoustic rendition of his “Mistress Named Music” into a medley of the famed label’s classics.

The mix including the Isley Brothers’ “This Old Heart of Mine,” the Supremes’ “Where Did Our Love Go,” Stevie Wonder’s “Signed, Sealed, Delivered,” the Temptations’ “My Girl,” Marvin Gaye’s “Let’s Get It On” and the Jackson 5’s “I’ll Be There,” in addition to the Commodores’ 1985 hit “Nightshift” that paid tribute to Gaye and Jackie Wilson. The medley then morphed into a final chorus of “Mistress Named Music.”

Source : Billboard