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  1. Tobias Sammet interview: Avantastia mastermind opens up about GhostlightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2016 | Examiner.com

    ... and drummer Felix Bohnke. On Ghostlights , the core quartet are joined by guitarists Bruce Kulick (Grand Funk Railroad, ex-Kiss) and Oliver Hartmann (ex-At Vance), along with a vast array of vocal performances by Jorn Lande, Michael Kiske (Unisonic, ...

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  2. Grand Funk's Mark Farner some kind of wonderful at B.B. King'sRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2016 | Examiner.com

    Thus spake Mark Farner Friday night at B.B. King's, after a guitar solo during his Grand Funk Railroad classic "Heartbreaker" that had the packed house on its feet. But the veteran rocker was in great shape every which way-on guitar, blues harmonica, occasional keyboards and even at one point, drums, when he joined his rightly named band N'rG's standout drummer Hubert H-Bomb Crawford in a drumming duet.

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  3. Grand Funk Railroad to bring high-energy rock to Gold Country CasinoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2016 | Chico Enterprise-Record

    Oroville >> Generations of fans can expect an “uplifting, high-energy rock 'n' roll show” from The American Band itself when Grand Funk Railroad rolls into Gold Country Casino & Hotel on Jan. 30. “I like to say the audience needs to be ready to get up and sweat,” co-founder, drummer and vocalist Don Brewer said. “We like to see people smiling, to get the audience involved get them on their feet and having a good time.” The good time started in 1969, when Grand Funk was formed as a blues-rock power trio by Brewer, bassist Mel Schacher and lead vocalist and guitarist Mark Farner.

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  4. Death by Healthy DosesRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2011 | Pacific Views

    ... cyclamates since both caused laboratory mice to develop an incurable yen to listen to music from the Grand Funk Railroad. He gave up pizza when the media reported that certain "health care investigators" claimed pizza was little more than junk food. ...

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  5. Concert Preview: Mark Farner Bringing The (Grand) Funk To RidgefieldRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2016 | The Newtown Bee

    Grand Funk Railroad co-founder, lead singer and principal songwriter Mark Farner will be rocking The Ridgefield Playhouse January 20 smoking huge classic rock hits like "We're An American Band," "Bad Time," his crunchy take on "The Locomotion," "Some Kind of Wonderful," and "I'm Your Captain ," among others. Mark Farner, far left, is pictured circa 1971 with one of America's most popular and hard rocking power trios, Grand Funk Railroad, also featuring Don Brewer on drums and and and Mel Schacher on bass.

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  6. Whack Job: 1963 Alamo FiestaRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2016 | Guitar Player

    ... hollow plywood body. The sound is a cross between Mark Farner's Microfret "Signature" guitar on early Grand Funk Railroad records and Link Wray's '70s work with his Yamaha SG2-especially his remake of "Rumble." The slender maple neck with rosewood ...

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  7. Justin Hayward on The Moody Blues Cruise: "It's a Very Enjoyable Few Days"Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2016 | WIMZ-FM Knoxville

    ... lineup of other acts will be joining The Moody Blues on the cruise, including The Zombies , ex- Grand Funk Railroad frontman Mark Farner , Christopher Cross , founding Three Dog Night singer Chuck Negron , John Waite , Vanilla Fudge , The Ides of ...

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  8. Former Grand Funk singer ready for a string of acoustic concerts in Park CityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 13, 2016 | Salt Lake Tribune

    Mark Farner, formerly with Grand Funk Railroad, remembers meeting Jimi Hendrix and hanging out with Janis Joplin. Farner will perform three acoustic concerts at the Egyptian Theatre in Park City starting on Thursday, Jan. 14. Courtesy the Egyptian Theatre Mark Farner, formerly with Grand Funk Railroad, remembers meeting Jimi Hendrix and hanging out with Janis Joplin.

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  9. Former Grand Funk singer ready for a string of acoustic concertsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2016 | Park Record

    Mark Farner, formerly with Grand Funk Railroad, remembers meeting Jimi Hendrix and hanging out with Janis Joplin. Farner will perform three acoustic concerts at the Egyptian Theatre starting on Thursday, Jan. 14. Grand Funk Railroad is known for epic rockers like "I'm Your Captain/Closer to Home," "We're an American Band" and the groovy remake of Little Eva's "Locomotion."

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  10. Tim Cashion 'Find Us On The Dial'Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 7, 2016 | Westcoastmusic

    Tim Cashion , current keyboardist for the Classic-rock band Grand Funk Railroad just released a new cd titled "Find Us On The Dial". "This album is the very definition of a "diamond in the rough."

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  11. Andy Grammer, Jay Leno to perform at Fallsview Casino in AprilRead the original story

    Jan 5, 2016 | Grand Island Pennysaver

    ... Solid Gold Motown (April 7-16; excluding April 13), The B-52s (April 23), Neil Sedaka (April 28-29) and Grand Funk Railroad (April 30). Tickets to the April shows will be available starting at noon Friday, Jan. 8, at the Fallsview Casino box office ...

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  12. Ex-Grand Funk Railroad Singer Mark Farner Playing Various US Events This YearRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2016 | WIMZ-FM Knoxville

    Former Grand Funk Railroad frontman Mark Farner will be playing a variety of concerts all over the U.S. in 2016. The singer/guitarist kicks off the New Year with an appearance this Sunday, January 10, at the star-studded "Good Vibrations" show in Delray Beach, Florida, and his itinerary stretches through an August 13 performance at the East Coast Motorcycle Rally in Little Orleans, Maryland.

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  13. Spirit of '76 Read MoreRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2015 | River Front Times

    ... trio fail to find the founding fathers but do get an education in streaking, mood rings, pop rocks and Grand Funk Railroad. Lief Garrett, Tommy Chong and Moon Unit Zappa also appear, alongside members of Devo and Red Kross. The 1990 cult film Spirit ...

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  14. Todd Rundgren to play Sold Out show at the BirchmereRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... of the biggest names in the history of rock and roll. Bands like The Band, Badfinger, Hall and Oates and Grand Funk Railroad to name just a few. His career spans over 45 years and is marked by the release of over two dozen albums. You can learn more ...

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  15. Rundgren returns to the Ridgefield Playhouse on Tuesday, Dec. 15Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2015 | Norwalk Citizen News

    ... Prince playing fan favorites. As a producer, Rundgren was involved in "We're an American Band," by Grand Funk Railroad, "War Babies," by Hall & Oates, and Meat Loaf 's auspicious debut album, "Bat Out of Hell" - the fifth best-selling album of all ...

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  16. Ron Onesti: Bang on the drum all dayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2015 | Daily Herald

    Todd Rundgren was at the Arcada Theatre earlier this week, and what he did to that audience on a Tuesday night probably caused a bunch of people to call in sick the next day from complete exhaustion! Rundgren is a pop-rock superstar with as many producer credits as he has songs as a recording artist. He produced blockbuster albums in the early 1970s that propelled him into superstardom, including Grand Funk Railroad's "We're an American Band," Hall & Oates' "War Babies" and Meat Loaf's "Bat Out of Hell," which is the one that really sealed him as a producing legend.

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  17. Music review: Electric Six at Oran Mor, GlasgowRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2015 | Sunday Herald

    "We are an American Band!" yelled singer Dick Valentine at one point during this splendid, show. Being from Detroit, there was no arguing with him, but thankfully, Electric Six are no Grand Funk Railroad.

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  18. Badlands Pawn, Gold & Jewelry Celebrates Grand Opening TodayRead the original story

    Nov 26, 2015 | KXVO

    ... We have been friends and neighbors in Vegas for years." , Queensryche, Night Ranger, Megadeth and Grand Funk Railroad. Tickets go on sale today to the general public and can be purchased in person at the Badlands Pawn Box Office or online at ...

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  19. Grand Funk Railroad - E Pluribus Funk (1971): Forgotten SeriesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | Something Else! Reviews

    E Pluribus Funk by Grand Funk Railroad is an album often only remembered because of its unique die cut, foil covered jacket, which made it resemble a giant coin. Released in late 1971, it was the last album the band made while under the management of Terry Knight, who was instrumental in their early success.

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  20. 10 Legends Who Should Be in the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame, But NEVER ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2015 | VH1

    ... and up onto the pedestals where they should be righteously hailed and revered. Why They Should Be In: Grand Funk Railroad charged out of the same revered Detroit proto-metal scene that also birthed Alice Cooper, Ted Nugent, the Stooges, and the MC5 ...

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