From floor-shaking stadium anthems to paeans to a lost past and roadmaps for a new life, here are the best songs about 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.
From the dawn of rock to the present day, the best power trios have stretched sonic boundaries far beyond the limitations of just three instruments.
Released on August 25, 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.
'We’re An American Band' remains Grand Funk Railroad’s finest moment, oozing with confidence and radio-friendly accessibility, and peaking at No.2 in the US.
The Atlanta International Pop Festival was one of the biggest fests in 1969, boasting Grand Funk Railroad, Led Zeppelin, Joe Cocker, and CCR on the line-up.
'Closer To Home' was released in June 1970, and the trio prepared to hit the American album Top 10 for the first time.
In June 1971, even media types who had never liked GFR's populist hard rock style had to concede that they'd become one of the biggest bands of their generation.
A musical trip back to 1962 gave the band their second US No. 1 in eight months.
'Shinin' On' was produced, like its predecessor 'We’re An American Band,' by revered artist and studio authority Todd Rundgren.
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