Grand Funk Railroad

Grand Funk Railroad’s First #1 Single [VIDEO]
This week in 1973, it finally happened for Grand Funk Railroad they had their first #1 single with We're An American Band from the album of the same name. Four years after coming on the scene drummer Don Brewer's song about the bands life on the road would go on to become a classic rock ma…
Grand Funk Railroad Is Hot Stuff 47 Years Ago [VIDEO]
This week in 1970 Grand Funk Railroad puts out their third album in 12 months "Closer to Home". The collection would make it up to #6 on the charts and sell at least two million copies. It would be the bands third gold record in one year with the first album "On Time&q…
3-D Flashback With Grand Funk
Audio Fidelity will be releasing Grand Funk's album Shinin' On in the original 3-D sleeve, complete with 3-D glasses. When it came out in 1973 the album was packaged in a cosmic 3-D sleeve that had a pair of 3-D glasses
Happy Birthday Mark Farner [VIDEO]
Mark Fredrick Farner was born in Flint on September 29,1948. His first musical instrument was the tuba he played in high school and he would trade in the horn for the guitar. With help and inspiration from his mother Mark set his sights on becoming a musician...
Happy Birthday Mark Farner [VIDEO]
Grand Funk Railroad guitarist, lead singer and songwriter Mark Farner is Pure Michigan all the way. Mark was born in Flint, on September 29,1948. As a kid in school he dreamed about being a football star but then a knee injury put that on the shelf. Mark’s mother planted the musical seed with …
Grand Funk Railroad Were Huge 43 Years Ago
1970 was a big year Grand Funk Railroad their third album “Closer to Home” became the group's third gold record in one year.The collection reached #6 this week 1970. Plus they would have two sold out concerts at Madison Square Garden in New York City in 1970.

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