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Grand Funk Railroad, often referred to simply as Grand Funk, was an American band known for its arena rock style of music.  They were not critically acclaimed, but much loved by their legions of fans.  Here is the Grand Funk Railroad album discography.

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Grand Funk Railroad Album Discography

Songwriting and Production

Brewer – Don Brewer
Farner – Mark Farner
Frost – Craig Frost
Schacher – Mel Schacher

 

On Time

Capitol ST-307
Billboard Album Chart:  entry – 11 Oct. 1969, peak – 27, stay – 55 weeks
Produced by Terry Knight
Side One:
1.  Are You Ready – 3:28 – Farner
2.  Anybody’s Answer – 5:17 – Farner
3.  Time Machine – 3:45 – Farner
4.  High On A Horse – 2:56 – Farner
5.  T.N.U.C. – 8:42 – Farner
Side Two:
1.  Into The Sun – 6:29 – Farner
2.  Heartbreaker – 6:35 – Farner
3.  Call Yourself A Man – 3:05 – Farner
4.  Can’t Be Too Long – 6:34 – Farner
5.  Ups And Downs – 5:01 – Farner

 

Grand Funk

Capitol SKAO-406
Billboard Album Chart:  entry – 31 Jan. 1970, peak – 11, stay – 67 weeks
Produced by Terry Knight
Side One:
1.  Got This Thing On The Move – 4:35 – Farner
2.  Please Don’t Worry – 4:16 – Brewer, Farner
3.  High Falootin’ Woman – 2:58 – Farner
4.  Mr. Limousine Driver – 4:25 – Farner
5.  In Need – 7:53 – Farner
Side Two:
1.  Winter And My Soul – 6:35 – Farner
2.  Paranoid – 7:35 – Farner
3.  Inside Looking Out – 9:29 – John Lomax, Alan Lomax, Eric Burdon, Chas Chandler

 

Closer To Home

Capitol SKAO-471
Billboard Album Chart:  entry – 11 Jul. 1970, peak – 6, stay – 63 weeks
Produced by Terry Knight
Side One:
1.  Sin’s A Good Man’s Brother – 4:35 – Farner
2.  Aimless Lady – 3:25 – Farner
3.  Nothing Is The Same – 5:10 – Farner
4.  Mean Mistreater – 4:25 – Farner
5.  Get It Together – 5:07 – Farner
Side Two:
1.  I Don’t Have To Sing The Blues – 4:35 – Farner
2.  Hooked On Love – 7:10 – Farner
3.  I’m Your Captain – 9:47 – Farner
Shown as by Grand Funk Railroad on the label, although the sleeve shows Grand Funk.

 

Live Album

Capitol SWBB-633
Billboard Album Chart:  entry – 5 Dec. 1970, peak – 5, stay – 62 weeks
Produced by Terry Knight
Side One:
1.  Introduction – 2:30 – none
2.  Are You Ready – 3:34 – Farner
3.  Paranoid – 6:20 – Farner
4.  In Need – 9:50 – Farner
Side Two:
1.  Heartbreaker – 6:58 – Farner
2.  Inside Looking Out – 12:22 – John Lomax, Alan Lomax, Eric Burdon, Chas Chandler
Side Three:
1.  Words Of Wisdom – 0:55 – none
2.  Mean Mistreater – 4:40 – Farner
3.  Mark Say’s Alright – 5:10 – Farner, Brewer, Schacher
4.  T.N.U.C. – 11:45 – Farner
Side Four:
1.  Into The Sun – 12:10 – Farner
Shown as by Grand Funk Railroad on the label, although the sleeve shows Grand Funk.

 

Survival

Capitol SW-764
Billboard Album Chart:  entry – 1 May 1971, peak – 6, stay – 40 weeks
Produced by Terry Knight
Side One:
1.  Country Road – 4:20 – Farner
2.  All You’ve Got Is Money – 5:12 – Farner
3.  Comfort Me – 6:44 – Farner
4.  Feelin’ Alright – 4:25 – Dave Mason
Side Two:
1.  I Want Freedom – 4:32 – Farner
2.  I Can Feel Him In The Morning – 7:13 – Brewer, Farner
3.  Gimme Shelter – 6:19 – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
Shown as by Grand Funk Railroad on the label, although the sleeve shows Grand Funk.

 

E Pluribus Funk

Capitol SW 853
Billboard Album Chart:  entry – 4 Dec. 1971, peak – 5, stay – 30 weeks
Produced by Terry Knight
Side One:
1.  Footstompin’ Music – 3:45 – Farner
2.  People, Let’s Stop The War – 5:13 – Farner
3.  Upsetter – 4:09 – Farner
4.  I Come Tumblin’ – 5:42 – Farner
Side Two:
1.  Save The Land – 4:12 – Farner
2.  No Lies – 3:55 – Farner
3.  Loneliness – 8:38 – Farner

 

Phoenix

Capitol SMAS 11099
Billboard Album Chart:  entry – 14 Oct. 1972, peak – 7, stay – 27 weeks
Produced by Grand Funk
Side One:
1.  Flight Of The Phoenix – 3:34 – Farner
2.  Trying To Get Away – 4:10 – Farner
3.  Someone – 4:02 – Farner
4.  She Got To Move Me – 4:47 – Farner
5.  Rain Keeps Fallin’ – 3:21 – Farner
Side Two:
1.  I Just Gotta Know – 2:49 – Farner
2.  So You Won’t Have To Die – 3:17 – Farner
3.  Freedom Is For Children – 6:02 – Farner
4.  Gotta Find Me A Better Day – 4:06 – Farner
5.  Rock ‘N Roll Soul – 3:27 – Farner
Shown as by Grand Funk

 

We’re An American Band

Capitol SMAS-11207
Billboard Album Chart:  entry – 18 Aug. 1973, peak – 2, stay – 35 weeks
Produced by Todd Rundgren
Side One:
1.  We’re An American Band – 3:25 – Brewer
2.  Stop Lookin’ Back – 4:51 – Farner, Brewer
3.  Creepin’ – 7:01 – Farner
4.  Black Licorice – 4:43 – Farner, Brewer
Side Two:
1.  The Railroad – 6:07 – Farner
2.  Ain’t Got Nobody – 4:19 – Farner, Brewer
3.  Walk Like A Man – 4:03 – Farner, Brewer
4.  Loneliest Rider – 5:19 – Farner
Shown as by Grand Funk

 

Shinin’ On

Capitol SWAE-11278
Billboard Album Chart:  entry – 30 Mar. 1974, peak – 5, stay – 29 weeks
Produced by Todd Rundgren
Side One:
1.  Shinin’ On – 5:56 – Farner, Brewer
2.  To Get Back In – 3:53 – Farner
3.  The Loco-Motion – 2:45 – Gerry Goffin, Carole King
4.  Carry Me Through – 5:27 – Brewer, Frost
Side Two:
1.  Please Me – 3:35 – Farner, Brewer
2.  Mr. Pretty Boy – 3:04 – Farner
3.  Gettin’ Over You – 3:58 – Brewer, Frost
4.  Little Johnny Hooker – 4:56 – Farner
Shown as by Grand Funk

 

All The Girls In The World Beware!!!

Capitol SO-11356
Billboard Album Chart:  entry – 21 Dec. 1974, peak – 10, stay – 24 weeks
Produced by Jimmy Ienner
Side One:
1.  Responsibility – 3:50 – Farner
2.  Runnin’ – 4:19 – Brewer, Frost
3.  Life – 4:58 – Farner
4.  Look At Granny Run Run – 2:29 – Mort Shuman, Jerry Ragavoy
5.  Memories – 3:31 – Farner
Side Two:
1.  All The Girls In The World Beware – 3:29 – Farner, Frost
2.  Wild – 2:53 – Farner
3.  Good And Evil – 7:32 – Brewer, Frost
4.  Bad Time – 2:54 – Farner
5.  Some Kind Of Wonderful – 3:22 – John Ellison
Shown as by Grand Funk

 

Caught In The Act

Capitol SABB-11445
Billboard Album Chart:  entry – 13 Sep. 1975, peak – 21, stay – 10 weeks
Produced by Jimmy Ienner
Side One:
1.  Foot Stompin’ Music – 4:02 – Farner
2.  Rock And Roll Soul – 3:59 – Farner
3.  Closer To Home – 7:14 – Farner
Side Two:
1.  Heartbreaker – 7:38 – Farner
2.  Some Kind Of Wonderful – 4:05 – John Ellison
3.  Shinin’ On – 5:40 – Farner, Brewer
4.  The Loco-Motion – 3:14 – Gerry Goffin, Carole King
Side Three:
1.  Black Licorice – 4:55 – Farner, Brewer
2.  The Railroad – 6:15 – Farner
3.  We’re An American Band – 3:45 – Brewer
4.  T.N.U.C. – 9:13 – Farner
Side Four:
1.  Inside Looking Out – 12:11 – John Lomax, Alan Lomax, Eric Burdon, Chas Chandler
2.  Gimme Shelter – 6:15 – Mick Jagger, Keith Richards
Recorded live in 1975

 

Born To Die

Capitol ST-11482
Billboard Album Chart:  entry – 31 Jan. 1976, peak – 47, stay – 11 weeks
Produced by Jimmy Ienner
Side One:
1.  Born To Die – 5:39 – Farner
2.  Dues – 5:35 – Brewer, Frost
3.  Sally – 3:19 – Farner
4.  I Fell For Your Love – 4:15 – Brewer, Frost
5.  Talk To The People – 5:33 – Farner, Frost
Side Two:
1.  Take Me – 5:09 – Brewer, Frost
2.  Genevieve – 6:05 – Farner, Brewer, Schacher, Frost
3.  Love Is Dyin’ – 4:17 – Brewer
4.  Politician – 3:57 – Farner
5.  Good Things – 4:23 – Farner

 

Good Singin’ Good Playin’

MCA MCA-2216
Billboard Album Chart:  entry – 28 Aug. 1976, peak – 52, stay – 9 weeks
Produced by Frank Zappa
Side One:
1.  Just Couldn’t Wait – 3:29 – Farner
2.  Can You Do It – 3:18 – Richard Street, Thelma Gordy
3.  Pass It Around – 5:00 – Farner, Brewer
4.  Don’t Let ‘Em Take Your Gun – 3:41 – Farner
5.  Miss My Baby – 7:23 – Farner
Side Two:
1.  Big Buns – 0:30 – Farner
2.  Out To Get You – 4:42 – Brewer, Frost
3.  Crossfire – 4:24 – Farner
4.  1976 – 4:21 – Farner
5.  Release Your Love – 3:53 – Farner
6.  Goin’ For The Pastor – 5:25 – Farner

 

Grand Funk Lives

Full Moon FMH 3625
Billboard Album Chart:  entry – 17 Oct. 1981, peak – 149, stay – 5 weeks
Produced by Andrew Cavaliere, Bob Destocki (all tracks), also Thom Panunzio (A2)
Side One:
1.  Good Times – 2:05 – Farner
2.  Queen Bee – 3:13 – Farner
3.  Testify – 2:58 – Farner
4.  Can’t Be With You Tonight – 3:29 – Farner
5.  No Reason Why – 4:47 – Farner
Side Two:
1.  We Gotta Get Out Of This Place – 3:55 – Barry Mann, Cynthia Weil
2.  Y.O.U. – 2:53 – Farner
3.  Stuck In The Middle – 3:09 – Farner
4.  Greed Of Man – 5:00 – Farner
5.  Wait For Me – 4:52 – Farner

 

What’s Funk?

Full Moon 9 23750-1
1983
Produced by Gary Lyons (A1, A4, B1, B3-B5), Cliff Davies (A2, A3, A5, B2)
Side One:
1.  Rock And Roll American Style – 4:29 – Farner
2.  Nowhere To Run – 2:39 – Brian Holland, Lamont Dozier, Eddie Holland
3.  Innocent – 3:05 – Farner
4.  Still Waitin’ – 4:05 – Brewer
5.  Borderline – 2:56 – Farner
Side Two:
1.  El Salvador – 4:11 – Farner
2.  It’s A Man’s World – 4:54 – James Brown, Betty Jean Newsome
3.  I’m So True – 4:10 – Farner
4.  Don’t Lie To Me – 4:18 – Farner
5.  Life In Outer Space – 4:20 – Farner
Shown as by Grand Funk

 

Bosnia

Capitol 72438-21935-2-4
1997
Producer not listed
Disc One:
1.  2001: A Space Odyssey (Intro) – 1:25 – Richard Strauss
2.  Are You Ready – 3:26 – Farner
3.  Rock ‘N Roll Soul – 3:50 – Farner
4.  Footstompin’ Music – 4:19 – Farner
5.  Time Machine – 3:17 – Farner
6.  Medley – 7:17 – Farner
a.  Paranoid
b.  Sin’s A Good Mans Brother
c.  Mr. Limousine Driver
7.  Heartbreaker – 7:38 – Farner
8.  Aimless Lady – 3:53 – Farner
9.  T.N.U.C. – 7:25 – Farner
10.  Inside Looking Out – 10:22 – Eric Burdon, Chas Chandler
11.  Shinin’ On – 3:37 – Farner, Brewer
12.  The Loco-Motion – 3:41 – Gerry Goffin, Carole King
13.  We’re An American Band – 3:58 – Brewer
Disc Two:
1.  Overture – 2:59 – Jimmie Haskell
2.  Mean Mistreater – 4:26 – Farner
3.  Some Kind Of Wonderful – 3:58 – John Ellison
4.  To Get Back In – 4:02 – Farner
5.  Bad Time – 2:57 – Farner
6.  I’m Your Captain / Closer To Home – 9:04 – Farner
7.  Loneliness – 8:59 – Farner
Note:  Recorded live in March 1997 in Auburn Hills, Michigan, at a benefit concert for Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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