He played it because the fans loved it, but that's it.

The music world is mourning the loss of rock star and overall-nice guy Eddie Money today. He became a Michigan staple (even though he wasn't from here) with his official "kick off to summer" shows at DTE/Pine Knob Music Theatre for the last 28 years every Memorial Day weekend.

If you were lucky enough to see one of his shows, this might surprise you - Money said that the song he disliked performing in concert the most was...

In an interview, he said that he performed it because the fans loved it, but he felt "silly" singing "na na na na na, na na na."

But, like a true professional, he continued to do it live for his fan base. Thanks, Eddie.