Grand Funk Hits

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Grand Funk Hits
Greatest hits album by Grand Funk Railroad
Released 1976
Genre Rock
Label Capitol
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Robert Christgau B+[1]

Grand Funk Hits is a greatest hits compilation by Grand Funk Railroad originally released in 1976 on Capitol Records (LP-ST-11579). It peaked at number 126 on the Billboard 200.[2]

The songs included on the album were all recorded after the band parted ways with manager Terry Knight in 1972. Grand Funk added keyboardist Craig Frost to its lineup later that year and moved away from a power trio to a lighter and more commercial sound. A compilation album of earlier songs, entitled Mark, Don & Mel: 1969–71, had been released in 1972.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Rock 'N Roll Soul" (Mark Farner) - 3:28
  2. "We're an American Band" (Don Brewer) * - 3:23
  3. "Walk Like a Man" (Mark Farner/Don Brewer) * - 3:22
  4. "Bad Time" (Mark Farner) # - 2:54
  5. "Some Kind of Wonderful" (John Ellison) # - 3:48
  6. "The Loco-Motion" (Gerry Goffin/Carole King) * - 2:44
  7. "Shinin' On" (Mark Farner/Don Brewer) * - 3:24
  8. "Sally" (Mark Farner) # - 3:12
  9. "Take Me" (Don Brewer/Craig Frost) # - 4:04
  10. "To Get Back In" (Mark Farner) * - 3:53

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Christgau, Robert. "Grand Funk Railroad". Robert Christgau. 
  2. ^ Joel Whitburn Presents The Billboard Albums, 6th Edition, Joel Whitburn, ed., 2006