Phoenix (Grand Funk Railroad album)

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Phoenix
Studio album by Grand Funk Railroad
Released September 15, 1972
Genre Hard rock
Length 41:12
Label Capitol 11099
Producer Grand Funk Railroad
Grand Funk Railroad chronology
E Pluribus Funk
(1971)
Phoenix
(1972)
We're an American Band
(1973)
Singles from Phoenix
  1. "Rock & Roll Soul"/"Flight of the Phoenix"

Phoenix is Grand Funk Railroad's sixth studio album and was released on September 15, 1972 by Capitol Records. It was produced by Grand Funk and marks the band's first album not produced by Terry Knight. "Rock & Roll Soul" was released as a single and went to #29 on the Billboard Hot 100 in 1972.[1]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2/5 stars link
Robert Christgau C−
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars [1]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written by Mark Farner.

  1. "Flight of the Phoenix" - 3:38
  2. "Trying to Get Away" - 4:11
  3. "Someone" - 4:04
  4. "She Got to Move Me" - 4:48
  5. "Rain Keeps Fallin'" - 3:25
  6. "I Just Gotta Know" - 3:52
  7. "So You Won't Have to Die" - 3:21
  8. "Freedom Is for Children" - 6:06
  9. "Gotta Find Me a Better Day" - 4:07
  10. "Rock & Roll Soul" - 3:40

Bonus Track - CD Release[edit]

  1. "Flight of the Phoenix" (Remix with extended ending) - 5:22

Personnel[edit]

Charts[edit]

Album

Year Chart Peak Position
1972 Billboard 200 7[2]
Australia 13[3]
Canada 12[4]
Norway 20[5]

Singles

Year Single Chart Position
1972 "Rock 'n' Roll Soul" Billboard Hot 100 29
Canada 37

References[edit]