Mark Farner

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 …
Rarely Heard Solo Mark Farner – Today’s Vinyl Vault
I still remember the excitement we all felt at the radio station in 1977 when word got out that Mark Farner was releasing a solo album.  I think most of Flint was!  We gave it significant airplay but it never caught on nationally and dropped off into rarity territory soon after...
Daltrey Helps Out Farner In Upcoming NY Show.
The Who's Roger Daltrey, former Grand Funk Railroad singer and guitarist Mark Farner, AC/DC bassist Cliff Williams, Mountain guitarist Leslie West, Free/Bad Company drummer Simon Kirke, 3 Doors Down and others will come together on Monday night January 17, 2011 in New York for a benefit con…