Shinin' On

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Shinin' On
Studio album by Grand Funk Railroad
Released March 1974
Recorded 1974
Genre Hard rock
Length 33:52
Label Capitol
Producer Todd Rundgren
Grand Funk Railroad chronology
We're an American Band
Shinin' On
All the Girls in the World Beware!!!
Singles from Shinin' On
  1. "The Loco-Motion"/"Destitute and Losin'"
    Released: May 1974
  2. "Shinin' On"/"Mr. Pretty Boy"
    Released: July 1974

Shinin' On is the eighth album by Grand Funk Railroad, released in 1974. Although not as successful as its predecessor, We're an American Band, it peaked at #5 in the US and was certified gold, and its first single, a cover of "The Loco-Motion" topped the U.S. charts. The original cover was done in bi-visual 3-D and included the required blue and red lensed glasses to view it. The title song was featured in The Simpsons' 7th season episode "Homerpalooza". A Quadraphonic mix of the album was available in the Quadraphonic 8-Track cartridge format.

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 2.5/5 stars link
Robert Christgau (B)

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Shinin' On" (Brewer, Farner) - 5:59
  2. "To Get Back In" (Farner) - 3:56
  3. "The Loco-Motion" (Goffin, King) - 2:46
  4. "Carry Me Through" (Brewer, Frost) - 5:34
  5. "Please Me" (Brewer, Farner) - 3:37
  6. "Mr. Pretty Boy" (Brewer, Farner, Frost) - 3:08
  7. "Gettin' Over You" (Brewer, Frost) - 3:59
  8. "Little Johnny Hooker" (Farner) - 4:59

Bonus tracks - CD Release[edit]

  1. "Destitute and Losin'" (Farner) - 7:03
  2. "Shinin' On" (2003 Remix) (Brewer, Farner) - 6:09