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  1. Read Greg Haymes' review of the concertRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2014 | Albany Times Union

    ... is as deep as Seger's and your sprawling 14-piece band is powered by drummer Don Brewer (on loan from Grand Funk Railroad), you can pretty much do whatever you like. Led by sequin-jacketed frontman-in-constant-motion Peter Wolf, the nine-piece J. ...

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  2. Music Review Bob Seger fills Garden with old time rock 'n' rollRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2014 | Boston.com

    ... his famous sax riffs, Rob McNelley got greasy on slide guitar, and drummer Don Brewer - also of Grand Funk Railroad - provided percussive punctuation. The nonstop party that is the J. Geils Band (still, sadly, sans its namesake guitarist) was the ...

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  3. WITF 50th Anniversary, 1964-2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 26, 2014 | PennLive.com

    A program guide for The Show in 1970. The Show provided teens a forum to meet their musical idols including James Taylor, Kenny Rogers and The First Edition and Grand Funk Railroad.

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  4. Grand Funk Railroad to Play Orleans Showroom, 1/10-11Read the original story

    Nov 26, 2014 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Popular '70s rock band Grand Funk Railroad will celebrate more than 45 years of "Grand Funk" when they bring their hits to The Orleans Showroom January 10 and 11. In 1969, the band released its first two albums, "On Time," and "Grand Funk" . In 1970, the group sold more albums than any other American band and became a major concert attraction.

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  5. Bob Seger belts out some Old Time Rock 'n' RollRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2014 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... backing vocalists in addition to guitarists Rob McNelley and Jim (Moose) Brown, bassist Chris Campbell, Grand Funk Railroad's Don Brewer on drums and organist Craig Frost, Seger wasn't going to rest on his laurels. He was here to make up for lost ...

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  6. Bob Seger belts out some Old Time Rock 'n' Roll almost 40 years after first Halifax visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | The Chronicle Herald

    ... backing vocalists in addition to guitarists Rob McNelley and Jim (Moose) Brown, bassist Chris Campbell, Grand Funk Railroad's Don Brewer on drums and organist Craig Frost, Seger wasn't going to rest on his laurels. He was here to make up for lost ...

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  7. Grand Funk RailroadRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | Miami New Times

    Scorned by the critics but worshipped by the masses, Grand Funk Railroad never second-guessed its own heavy-handed brand of blues rock. And soon, the Flint, Michigan-bred band became staples of the 1970s FM underground, as their primal, prototypical heavy metal showed itself to be a perfect fit for late-night deejays and the stoner set.

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  8. Bob Seger fans: 'The night just kept getting better' at Ride Out Tour openerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | MLive.com

    ... pulled it out. "Who knows what was going through his mind?" said drummer Don Brewer, who with fellow Grand Funk Railroad bandmate Craig Frost again joined Seger's band Wednesday and met with fans in The Red Room after the show. "Another song was ...

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  9. Grand Funk Railroad Talks 45 Years of Partyin' Down: 'We're Still Going Strong'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | Miami New Times

    Scorned by the critics but worshipped by the masses, Grand Funk Railroad never second-guessed its own heavy-handed brand of blues rock. And soon, the Flint, Michigan-bred band became staples of the 1970s FM underground, as their primal, prototypical heavy metal showed itself to be a perfect fit for late-night deejays and the stoner set.

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  10. Read Full ArticleRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | The Gater 98.7 FM

    Don, Mel, Tim, Bruce and Max, aka Grand Funk Railroad, are playing Friday 11/21 at the Magic City Casino I had a chance to catch up with my friend Don Brewer and we went way back to where it all began. Special guests, going out on the road with Bob Seger's "Ride Out" Tour and playing GFRR gigs at the same time.

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  11. D-FW singers on 'The Voice' snag spots in top 12Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 13, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    ... rocker Boyd, who we're deeming "the ringer" of the competition, performed "Some Kind Of Wonderful" by Grand Funk Railroad to snag his top 12 position. The top 12 artists can't celebrate for too long - they will whittle to 10 on Monday during the ...

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  12. Foo Fighters hit the hard shoulder for Sonic HighwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 12, 2014 | The Georgia Straight

    And once again it's guitarist Pat Smear who goes and ruins the Foo Fighters' attempt to look like the fighting man's version of Grand Funk Railroad. Foo Fighters' eighth album is presented as a road map of American music, with each of the eight tracks on Sonic Highways recorded in a different city and all of them featuring a high-profile local guest.

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  13. Dallas' Craig Wayne Boyd had the night's top performance on 'The Voice'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2014 | Dallas Morning News

    ... brand for himself that all four judges seem to appreciate. He performed "Some Kind Of Wonderful" by Grand Funk Railroad, a rowdy Southern rock number, with just the right amount of twang and confidence. Although he's not quite the cowboy we're used ...

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  14. Georgia Tech Football: Fans React to Clean, Old-Fashioned Hate on the SEC NetworkRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | From The Rumble Seat

    ... is it BAD a Noon KICK? That means less Drunk A...holes and drunk STUPID college kids showing their [Grand Funk Railroad] to TECH fans that actually go to the SEPTIC TANK of the South. For some of you that have CMT(country music TV) go on your SEARCH ...

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  15. Longtime Jerome Foundation president to step downRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 3, 2014 | Star Tribune

    Cynthia Gehrig, president of Jerome Foundation, is stepping down after 38 years with the St Paul-based foundation, which makes grants for not-for-profit arts organizations and artists in Minnesota and New York City. When Cynthia Gehrig began working at the Jerome Foundation in 1976, Grand Funk Railroad was teaching people in bell-bottoms how to do "The Loco-Motion."

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  16. Todd Rundgren to bring art-rock to Pullo CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | PennLive.com

    Rock musician Todd Rundgren will appear in York for "An Unpredictable Evening With Todd Rundgren" at the Pullo Center on November 9. Rundgren has released 21 studio albums as a solo artist, starting with 1970's "Runt" up through the most recent, 2013's "State." The prolific artist has also performed as part of the band Utopia, and produced albums for artist and groups including Meat Loaf, The Band and Grand Funk Railroad.

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  17. Jack Bruce: An appreciationRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 27, 2014 | Examiner.com

    ... musicians for a mighty long time." Mark Faner, guitarist/vocalist for legendary American rock trio Grand Funk Railroad, later toured and performed with Bruce, most notably on the 2002 A Walk Down Abbey Road U.S. tour. "He left something behind for ...

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  18. Brad Flory column: Celebrating the Michigan experience during our lucky time of yearRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 20, 2014 | MLive.com

    ... here." That's majorly harsh. In Michigan, any tavern displaying an autographed photo of Mark Farner of Grand Funk Railroad is likely to serve a tasty burger and have animal heads on the wall. In Michigan, bald eagles have become so common that this ...

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  19. Blitzen Trapper's evil planRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2014 | San Diego Reader

    ... the band's country-rock standards with a dose of funk. So, how did these Portland boys come to write a Grand Funk Railroad album? "At the time that I was writing it I was listening to the Country Funk compilations, Ike and Tina Turner, and J.J. Cale ...

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  20. This Day in Music History: September 29thRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | WPLR

    ... while trying to shoot a soda bottle. Lewis would be charged shooting a firearm in city limits. 1973: Grand Funk Railroad reached the top of the Billboard Hot 100 Singles Chart for the first time with "We're an American Band" which spent one week on ...

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