WJR-AM radio hosts Paul W. Smith and Frank Beckmann their shows Friday from Mount Clemens as part of the kick off to the .
The shows, which were broadcast from the Bath City Bistro, included a number of elected and appointed officials, businesses leaders and an interview with rock star .
Included in the interview was County Executive Mark Hackel singing a modified version of Money's song "Take Me Home Tonight" with new lyrics of "Make Macomb Your Home," which is also the title of county's marketing campaign. The song can be heard at 5:30 in the interview.
But in addition to promoting musical acts during the festival, the changing demographics and emerging automotive, defense and "" economy were discussed by various guests during WJR's six hours of programming from Macomb County.
"It is a growing recognition of the significance of Macomb County," said Jim Jacobs, Macomb Comunity College president and guest on the Paul W. Smith show. "This is Macomb County's time in Metro Detroit to play a major role."