'Shinin' On' was produced, like its predecessor 'We’re An American Band,' by revered artist and studio authority Todd Rundgren.
The origins of heavy metal are often disputed... We attempt to track down the history of the term and answer the question, Where does heavy metal come from?
From heavy blues outings of the late 60s to pioneering anthems from the early 70s, we bring you just a few songs that inspired heavy metal.
The sophomore album 'Grand Funk' saw the trio expanding on the confidently hard-rocking sound of their debut release.
As soon as the new year began, the band were on the road, all over the world, with a huge tour that began in Mobile, Alabama.
Todd's original 'Can We Still Be Friends' came out in 1978, and Palmer, charting at the time with his 'Double Fun' album, was listening.
'All The Girls In The World Beware!!!' was the band's second album of 1974, their ninth studio release and their 11th chart LP in just over five years.
Thirteen years after the Marvelettes' original, Richard and Karen Carpenter's cover of 'Please Mr. Postman' became their third US No.1.
In 1971, one of America's biggest rock bands adapted a motto from the Grand Seal of the United States.
From floor-shaking stadium anthems to paeans to a lost past and roadmaps for a new life, here are 12 songs that glorify rock’n’roll.
Previewed by 'Rock ‘n’ Roll Soul,' the album made the US Top 10 and went gold.
The song was written by drummer Don Brewer and produced, as was the eponymous album, by Todd Rundgren.
The Capitol single made its entrance two weeks ahead of the album it came from, 'On Time,' which went on to be certified gold.
Midway through the 1970s, Grand Funk fans had another chance to experience the band’s on-stage energy on disc.
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.