Grand Funk Railroad 1973, YouTube

Grand Funk Railroad right off the bat were successful, they had six albums prior to 'We're An American Band' that made the Top 10 except two of them.

'We're An American Band' LP, Wikipedia

The band prior to this album primarily went by the name Grand Funk, it was the the title track that ended up giving the band their first #1 single.

'We're An American Band'and their next album 'Shinin' On' were both produced by Todd Rundgren.

Grand Funk Railroad 2013,YouTube

 

 

 

 

Original LP Track List:

  1. "We're An American Band"
  2. "Stop Looking Back"
  3. "Creepin'"
  4. "Black Licorice"

Side 2

  1. "The Railroad"
  2. "Ain't Got Nobody"
  3. "Walk Like A Man"
  4. "Loneliest Rider"

Released in the U.S. July 15th, 1973, charting at #2.

Happy 40th anniversary as we revisit 1973 with some great landmark classic rock releases.

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Grand Funk Railroad performing, "We're An American Band":