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
Producer Grand Funk Railroad
Grand Funk Railroad chronology
E Pluribus Funk
(1971)
Phoenix
(1972)
We're an American Band
(1973)

Phoenix is Grand Funk Railroad's sixth studio album, 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 in 1972. The album features Craig Frost on organ, clavinet, harpsichord, and piano; and Doug Kershaw on electric fiddle.

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 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]