Grand Funk Railroad came into being when Brewer and Farner, both struggling to make it as musicians, contacted Terry Knight, the former frontman of their old band the Pack. Knight initially had little luck interesting record labels in Grand Funk. He did manage to score them the opening slot at the Atlanta International Pop Festival on July 4,which led to the band getting a deal with Capitol Records.
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Originating from Flint, Michigan inthis top selling American rock group of the 70's is "comin' to your town to help you party it down. After playing to millions of fans on the band's tours from toGrand Funk's American Band Tour will continue to reach both new and long-time fans. Don refers to Max as "the best blue-eyed soul singer on the planet.
Up each morning at five o'clock, Seem like the noon-day sun ain't never gonna' stop. The work is hard in a railroad yard, Hey, hey, gotta' make it today to punch a time card. Workin' on the railroad.
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Although, if you know a decent bass player, then this song is great to play. The bass part to this song is great. This song is easy, but it is tiring.
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Grand Funk Railroadsometimes shortened as Grand Funkis an American hard rock band popular during the s, when they toured extensively and played to packed arenas worldwide. Knight soon became the band's manager, as well as naming the band as a play on words for the Grand Trunk Western Railroad, a well-known rail line in Michigan. After a raucous, well-received set on the first day of the festival, the group was asked back to play at the Atlanta International Pop Festival II the following year. Patterned after hard-rock power trios such as Creamthe band, with Terry Knight's marketing savvy, developed its own popular style.