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PHOTOS: Mark Farner brings classic rock to Batavia Downs

Mark Farner’s American Band rocked the stage Friday night at “Rockin the Downs” at Batavia Downs Gaming, 8315 Park Rd., Batavia. Farner is the legendary front man, singer, and lead guitarist that drove the original Grand Funk Railroad to the top of the charts. A few of his songs include...
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Mark Farner on Grand Funk Railroad’s Legacy

There aren’t many musicians of the classic rock era who don’t have wild drug stories, whether they’re talking about what they did themselves or what they observed of what went down around them. Mark Farner—co-founding singer-songwriter-guitarist of Grand Funk Railroad, a band that’s sold more than 25 million albums—has both...
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Ticket Tracker: Blue Oyster Cult, Mark Farner book St. Augustine concert

Blue Oyster Cult, with Mark Farner's American Band, 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 22, at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre. $77.50-$157.50. Classic Albums Live: Led Zeppelin II, 8 p.m. Friday at the Florida Theatre. $35-$45. Billy Strings, 7:30 p.m. Friday, March 19; Saturday, March 20; and Sunday, March 15, at the St....
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GRAND FUNK RAILROAD Co-Founder MARK FARNER Blasts 'Fake' ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME

In a brand new interview with Sofa King Cool, former GRAND FUNK RAILROAD singer Mark Farner was asked how it feels to see various rap and hip-hop artists inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame before the band he co-founded more than five decades ago. He responded (see video below): "Well, it just shows the illegitimacy of that Rock Hall. And the people are definitely smart enough to know this. They need to be reminded, though, that the Rock Hall is not a representation of the will of the people; it is a representation of the will of the owners of the Rock Hall. That's what it is, and it is super political. And Steve Miller didn't have a good time there. I read some stuff that I just feel for him.
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This Railway is Still Chugging! Mark Farner Calls In!

MARK FARNER (formerly of Grand Funk Railroad) Tom Lounges was happy to have his old friend MARK FARNER on the program as musical guest to catch up on things, to chat about his upcoming live dates and to play some great Farner tunes from both his solo catalog and Grand Funk-era favorites.
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