'Shinin' On' was produced, like its predecessor 'We’re An American Band,' by revered artist and studio authority Todd Rundgren.
They're an American band, and this was their first album. Grand Funk Railroad played their first gig in March 1969 and On Time came out five months later on 25 August.
In the summer of 1976, the band were on a strange lap of honour.
'Closer To Home' was released and the trio prepared to hit the American album top ten for the first time.
Grand Funk's seminal seventh album We're An American Band from 1973 is to receive a special coloured vinyl Sound Of Vinyl reissue
The sophomore album 'Grand Funk' saw the trio expanding on the confidently hard-rocking sound of their debut release.
Midway through the 1970s, Grand Funk fans had another chance to experience the band’s on-stage energy on disc.
In 1971, one of America's biggest rock bands adapted a motto from the Grand Seal of the United States.
On 27 September 1969, America officially began its love affair with the Michigan band as they made their Hot 100 debut with 'Time Machine.'