Grand Funk Railroad.

Discussion in 'Music' started by jen910, Jan 6, 2005.

  1. jen910

    jen910 Senior Member

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    I really like them. Always make me want to get down and boogie especially "I'm Your Captain"
  2. USNavyDeadHead

    USNavyDeadHead Member

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    Grand Funk was fantastic. Mark Farner(lead singer) has made some Jesus rock albums that are pretty decent.
  3. Disconformitized

    Disconformitized Member

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    I woulda never ran into grand funk if it weren't for the Simpsons... I think they're (one of) homer's favorite band/s.
  4. jack_helltoy

    jack_helltoy Member

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    They were one of my favourite bands back in the day.

    Savaged by critics but loved by fans.
    I have a bootleg 1974 live concert video of theirs that is one of my prize possessions as well a a couple of live tapes.. Sure Mark Farner was a hot dog but he had the chops and new how to put on a showAnd Mel Schacher was one of the most under rated bass players of all time.
    And Don Brewer could do more with his little 3 piece kit then most drummers can with a kit the size of a small town.
    I sort of lost interest with them when they added Craig Frost on keys and I moved more heavily into Zeppelin, Floyd and the like.
    But I still love that entire screeching first live album of theirs as well as "Survival" and "E Pluribus Funk" .
    I saw them at Varsity Stadium in Toronto many years ago and they put on an incredible show.
  5. Pressed_Rat

    Pressed_Rat Do you even lift, bruh?

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    I'm not a fan. I find their music to be rather bland and too geared towards FM radio.

    I like 'Im Your Captain/Closer to Home,' Though. That's probably the only song I like by them.
  6. Lucifer Sam

    Lucifer Sam Vegetable Man

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    Same here... I have a few of their albums, but that's the only song I really like.

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