Grand Funk was fucking awesome

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    Rolling Stone hated them and was on a jihad to convince everyone that Grand Funk sucked. I remember being in the "yeah, they suck" camp for no reason other than that's what we were told by the music critics. I'm listening to "I'm your Captain" and they were fucking awesome.

    Rolling Stone can blow me standing up, 4 decades too late.
     
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    Do you still have the concert shirt?
     
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    Was sad what they did to Mark Farner. The group presenting itself as GFR is a fraud.
     
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    I can't think of any songs all. You should post some here.
     
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    E Pluribus Funk was a great album. Really cool looking too since they made it look like a giant coin.
    GRANDFUNK.jpeg
     
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    Saw `em at Freedom Hall in Louisville early `70's

    ... tickets were $4...

    ... their opening band was...

    ... REO Speedwagon.
     
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    This is my favorite. Saw them one time and what I remember most was the lead singers bright red bell bottom jump suit. There were only three guys onstage making this music. This song is so basic and simple. It incorporates gospel,with rock and roll which is a real feat for the time it was in. If this can’t get your blood moving, nothing will.

     
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    I wasn't alive or I was too young when they were actually a band, but I've heard many of their songs, and I've always thought they were really good. Why would Rolling Stone say they sucked? That is obviously not true at all! :eusa_eh:

     

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