Bad Time

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"Bad Time"
Bad Time - Grand Funk.jpg
Single by Grand Funk
from the album All the Girls in the World Beware!!!
B-side "Good and Evil"
Released March 24, 1975
Recorded 1974
Genre Rock
Length 2:55
Label Capitol Records 4046
Songwriter(s) Mark Farner
Producer(s) Jimmy Ienner
Grand Funk singles chronology
"Some Kind of Wonderful"
(1974)
"Bad Time"
(1975)
"Take Me"
(1976)
"Some Kind of Wonderful"
(1974)
"Bad Time"
(1975)
"Take Me"
(1976)

"Bad Time" is a song written by Mark Farner and performed by Grand Funk. The song reached #4 on the Billboard Hot 100 on 7–14 June 1975.[1] The song appeared on the band's 1974 album, All the Girls in the World Beware!!![2]

The song was produced by Jimmy Ienner and arranged by Tony Camillo.[3] It was the group's fourth single to reach the Top 10, and was their final Top 40 hit in the U.S.

"Bad Time" marked the end of the group's two-year run as 'Grand Funk', during which time they scored all their major hits. Following this song, their name reverted to 'Grand Funk Railroad'.

Chart performance[edit]

Other versions[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The Billboard Hot 100 for 14 June 1975 Retrieved 2015-02-15
  2. ^ Grand Funk, All the Girls in the World Beware!!! Retrieved January 21, 2014
  3. ^ Grand Funk, "Bad Time" single release Retrieved January 21, 2014
  4. ^ "Top 100 Hits of 1975/Top 100 Songs of 1975". Musicoutfitters.com. Retrieved 2016-10-10. 
  5. ^ "Item Display - RPM - Library and Archives Canada". Collectionscanada.gc.ca. Retrieved 2016-10-10. 
  6. ^ "Top 100 Hits of 1975/Top 100 Songs of 1975". Musicoutfitters.com. Retrieved 2016-10-10. 
  7. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2014-10-21. Retrieved 2015-01-17. 
  8. ^ "Item Display - RPM - Library and Archives Canada". Collectionscanada.gc.ca. Retrieved 2016-10-10. 
  9. ^ The Jayhawks, "Bad Time" Chart Position Retrieved January 21, 2014

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