'Closer To Home' was released in June 1970, and the trio prepared to hit the American album Top 10 for the first time.
'Shinin' On' was produced, like its predecessor 'We’re An American Band,' by revered artist and studio authority Todd Rundgren.
The sophomore album 'Grand Funk' saw the trio expanding on the confidently hard-rocking sound of their debut release.
The song was written by drummer Don Brewer and produced, as was the eponymous album, by Todd Rundgren.
Released on 25 August 1969 as their debut album, 'On Time' by Grand Funk Railroad lived up to its title and started the band's US chart journey.
In the summer of 1976, the band was on a strange lap of honor.
Despite that monumental sounding name, and their ear-splitting decibel-defying brand of hard-core rock notwithstanding, the esteemed Grand Funk Railroad are a damn sight smarter than they’re given the credit for.
Grand Funk's seminal seventh album We're An American Band from 1973 is to receive a special coloured vinyl Sound Of Vinyl reissue
Revered producer-artist Todd Rundgren has been reminiscing about his days producing 1970s rock heavyweights Grand Funk Railroad.