History Music / GrandFunkRailroad

15th Apr '18 3:20:12 PM Ezclee4050
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* RecordProducer: ''Good Singin', Good Playin''' was produced by Creator/FrankZappa, one of his few production gigs outside of his musical entourage.

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* RecordProducer: ''Good Singin', Good Playin''' was produced by Creator/FrankZappa, one of his few production gigs outside of his musical entourage. In fact, Zappa approached the band, who technically had broken up, to offer his services and they agreed to get back together just to work with him.
14th Apr '18 10:20:41 PM Ezclee4050
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* RecordProducer: ''Good Singin', Good Playin''' was produced by Creator/FrankZappa, one of his few production gigs outside of his musical entourage.
14th Apr '18 10:06:30 PM Ezclee4050
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!!! "Grand Trope Railroad":

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!!! "Grand !! Grand Trope Railroad":
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* EpicRocking: "I'm Your Captain[=/=]Closer To Home"

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* EpicRocking: "I'm Your Captain[=/=]Closer To Home"Home", clocking in at just over 10 minutes.


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* SiameseTwinSongs: Are "I'm Your Captain" and "Closer to Home" separate songs that are performed together? Or is "Closer to Home" just the final movement of "I'm Your Captain"? Or is "I'm Your Captain" the first movement of a song called "Closer to Home"? They've changed their minds on this several times over the years.
19th Mar '18 2:46:37 AM KidDynamite
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* ShirtlessScene: Mark Farner rarely wore a shirt on stage and if he did, he'd usually rip it off during the show.



* TheBandMinusTheFace: Since 2000, when Mark Farner departed and the band chose to continue without him.

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* TheBandMinusTheFace: Since 2000, when Mark Farner departed and was fired from the band chose to continue without him.band.
24th Aug '17 4:58:05 PM Shedlessguy
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One of the most popular American rock bands of TheSeventies, '''Grand Funk Railroad''' was formed in 1969 by Mark Farner (co-lead vocals, lead guitar, keyboards), Don Brewer (co-lead vocals, drums) and Mel Schacher (bass guitar). Hailing from Michigan, they took their name from the state's famous Grand Trunk Railroad rail line.

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One of the most popular American rock bands of TheSeventies, '''Grand Funk Railroad''' was formed in 1969 by Mark Farner (co-lead vocals, lead guitar, keyboards), Don Brewer (co-lead vocals, drums) and Mel Schacher (bass guitar).guitar), with Craig Frost (organ) joining the band by the time they had their biggest hits. Hailing from Michigan, they took their name from the state's famous Grand Trunk Railroad rail line.
23rd Aug '17 5:19:18 PM Ezclee4050
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* ActuallyPrettyFunny: They enjoyed the jokes at their expense on ''WesternAnimation/TheSimpsons'', noting that Homer is a perfect representative of their fanbase.
16th Jul '16 6:39:56 PM KidDynamite
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* SopranoAndGravel: Mark Farner (soprano) and Don Brewer (gravel).
* TheBandMinusTheFace: Since 2000, when Mark Farner departed and the band chose to continue without him.
19th Jan '16 10:41:22 AM Mdumas43073
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Reunion attempts were initially unsuccessful, resulting in Mark Farner quitting the band in favour of his solo career as a ChristianRock artist. He was replaced by former .38Special vocalist Max Carl and Music/{{KISS}} guitarist Bruce Kulick, with whom the group continues to tour.

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Reunion attempts were initially unsuccessful, resulting in Mark Farner quitting the band in favour of his solo career as a ChristianRock artist. He was replaced by former .38Special 38 Special vocalist Max Carl and Music/{{KISS}} guitarist Bruce Kulick, with whom the group continues to tour.
19th Jan '16 10:40:28 AM Mdumas43073
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19th Jan '16 10:40:03 AM Mdumas43073
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** They reached #3 with "Some Kind of Wonderful", originally a minor hit by the obscure '60s R&B group Soul Brothers Six.

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** They reached #3 with "Some Kind of Wonderful", originally a minor hit by the obscure '60s R&B group Soul Brothers Six.
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