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  1. Understanding Magic.Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 25 | Across the Great Divide

    ... lessons when he was a kid, but he was grateful to his parents for insisting. When he was sixteen, he saw Grand Funk Railroad in concert, and that's when he knew he was born to be a musician. For three weeks he begged for aguitar and amplifier until ...

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  2. Mark Farner Visits Flint Before Heading Out on Tour [VIDEO]Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | WWBN-FM Burton

    Former Grand Funk Railroad singer and guitarist Mark Farner is back in Flint getting ready to kickoff his summer touring schedule with a show this Saturday at Meadow Brook Amphitheater in Rochester Hills along with George Thorogood. ABC12 talked with the 67 year-old in downtown Flint about many things including performing acoustic, the Flint water crisis and Flint's Capitol Theater which he hopes to perform at when the renovations are complete ,"I wanna open that theater, I wanna do a show there and I wanna rock that place.

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  3. Steely Dan Were the Prince's of Dad Rock at American Airlines CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Dallas Observer

    ... were the antiheroes - a band who scored hits when it seemed like the mediocrity of Three Dog Night or Grand Funk Railroad would kill rock 'n' roll forever. But those bands are mostly forgotten today, so Steely Dan could easily feel out of touch. The ...

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  4. Mark Farner stops at home before hitting the road for the summerRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | WJRT

    ... that live here, there's a base of good people here and I feel it every time I come home." The former Grand Funk Railroad singer and guitarist is back in Flint getting ready to kickoff his summer touring schedule with a show Saturday at Meadow Brook ...

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  5. Grand Funk comes to your townRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | Cityview Online

    Grand Funk (Grand Funk Railroad, if you're nasty) became mega-stars in the 1970s with hits like "We're an American Band" and "Some Kind of Wonderful," but infighting, personal conflicts and frontman Mark Farner's desire to pursue a solo career led to ...

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  6. June 22 celebrity birthdaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | KFVS12

    Hes best known for his early 1970s hits "Hello It's Me" and "I Saw the Light." But he also produced some of that decade's biggest albums including Grand Funk Railroad's "We're an American Band" and Meat Loaf's "Bat Out of Hell."

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  7. Rock star reportedly collapses onstageRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 17 | Albany Times Union

    ... as they appeared originally, though some minor editing was necessary...Members of the American rock band Grand Funk Railroad, (Left to right): Mel Schacher, Don Brewer, and Mark Farner, 1970s. less Let's take a look back at some of the musicians who ...

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  8. Reports: Meat Loaf collapses onstage in CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 16 | Houston Chronicle

    ... as they appeared originally, though some minor editing was necessary...Members of the American rock band Grand Funk Railroad, (Left to right): Mel Schacher, Don Brewer, and Mark Farner, 1970s. less Let's take a look back at some of the musicians who ...

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  9. Dr. Know: Radio Ga GaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2016 | Willamette Week

    ... wormhole connecting Top 40 to oldies, such that every Taylor Swift is balanced by an equal and opposite Grand Funk Railroad? Local program directors weren't talking. That doesn't surprise Steve Warren, longtime music-radio consultant and author of ...

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  10. This Day in Music History: Frampton Comes Alive is recorded, Alanis...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 13 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    The 20-year-old former member of John Mayall's Bluesbreakers makes his live debut with the band the following month at a free concert in Hyde Park, London. 1970 - Grand Funk Railroad, supported by Steel Mill , appears at the Ocean Ice Palace in Bricktown, New Jersey.

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  11. Fourth of July festivities will be free in ElginRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | Daily Herald

    The Fourth of July concert and fireworks in downtown Elgin will be free this year -- along with other summer events planned by Grand Victoria Casino. The Independence Day lineup will feature rocker Mark Farner, formerly of Grand Funk Railroad, blues rock band Rare Earth, 1960s-era soul crooners Felix Cavaliere's Rascals, and local opener Cool Rockin Daddies.

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  12. The Secret City Festival to provide fun for allRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 10 | WATE-TV Knoxville

    ... The Southern Drawl Band will also perform Friday night. On Saturday, attendees can listen to the Grand Funk Railroad with the Atlanta Rhythm Section. Tickets are for sale for $25 at the gate. Children ages 10 and under can get into the event for ...

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  13. Grand Funk's Mark Farner Tries the Acoustic LifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 8 | Houston Press

    ... the gospel of meat-and-potatoes rock and roll as the ex-lead singer/guitarist/main songwriter of Grand Funk Railroad or the gospel of Jesus Christ as a devout Christian, Farner talks a lot about veterans and veteran's issues, issues he had long been ...

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  14. Aerosmith Deny Rumors They're Replacing Steven TylerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 20, 2016 | MySanAntonio.com

    Let's take a look back at some of the musicians who made rock, pop and folk a powerful force in the 1970s. We've tried to keep the captions as they appeared originally, though some minor editing was necessary...Members of the American rock band Grand Funk Railroad, : Mel Schacher, Don Brewer, and Mark Farner, 1970s.

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  15. Feature / 19 hours agoThe 10 Best REO Speedwagon Songs, by Kevin CroninRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Metal Hammer

    ... now. It's a challenge, like the one we faced at the start of our career, when we opened for bands like Grand Funk Railroad and Black Oak Arkansas." And you can bet most of the 10 songs Cronin has selected as his faves from his 40-plus years fronting ...

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  16. Former Grand Funk Railroad singer/songwriter comes to PlymouthRead the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2016 | UnionLeader.com

    ... The singer, songwriter and guitarist hit No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 twice with his former band Grand Funk Railroad in the '70s, but the song that resonates with him the most stalled at No. 22. Despite its less than stellar chart position, "I'm ...

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  17. Tioga Downs releases summer concert schedule Updated atRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | Steuben Courier

    ... Down Tonight" and "That's the Way (I Like It)", will perform on July 9. Tickets are $25, $35 and $45. Grand Funk Railroad will perform a special concert to benefit The Southern Tier Veterans Support Group on Aug. 13. The rock group will perform hits ...

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  18. Why May 4th Matters In Rock HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    May 4, 2016 | WMMS-FM Independence

    ... with the rest of Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young and recorded his ode to the tragedy, "Ohio." In 1974, Grand Funk Railroad started a two-week run at number one on the charts with their cover of Little Eva 's "The Loco-Motion." And in 1997, Courtney ...

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  19. About-Town 24 mins ago 3:47 p.m.Music, history, and fun at Secret City FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2016 | WBIR-TV Knoxville

    The 14th annual event is set for June 10th and 11th and will include live music, kids activities, storytelling, and a World War II Reenactment. The Charlie Daniels Band and Grand Funk Railroad will headline the concert events , though there will be music throughout the day both Friday and Saturday.

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  20. Dead Horse Trauma on the road againRead the original story

    Apr 27, 2016 | Cityview Online

    ... and tickets can be purchased through Midwestix. The Gin Blossoms and classic rock legends Grand Funk Railroad will headline the Hy-Vee Main Stage Friday and Saturday evening, respectively, during the 2016 Des Moines Arts Festival. Gin Blossoms will ...

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