Grand Funk Railroad: We're an American Band
Lenny Kaye, History of Rock, The, 1983
If there was any group that polarised rock opinion, it was the blunt, effective power trio, Grand Funk railroad. Bypassing the ruling elite of 'progressive' rock's tastemakers and scene-dwellers, they took their music directly to the concert stages of all 50 United States, making enemies of hip critics but friends of a mass teenage audience.
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