On July 15, 1973.

We Are an American Band

On July 15, 1973, “Capitol” label released “We’re An American Band”, the seventh Grand Funk Railroad studio album. It was recorded June 1973, at “Criteria Studios” in Miami, Florida, and was produced by Todd Rundgren. “National Association of Recording Merchandisers” (NARM) ranked the album at number 200 on its list of the “Definitive 200 Albums of All Time”.

Personnel:

  • Mark Farner– vocals, guitar, acoustic guitar, conga; electric piano
  • Craig Frost– organ, clavinet, electric piano, moog
  • Mel Schacher– bass
  • Don Brewer– vocals, drums, percussion
  • Todd Rundgren– engineer
  • Seth Snyder – assistant engineer
  • Lynn Goldsmith & Andrew Cavaliere – album designand concept
  • Lynn Goldsmith – photography
  • John Hoernle – art direction

Track listing:

  1. We’re an American Band – Don Brewer
  2. Stop Lookin Back – Don Brewer, Mark Farner
  3. Creepin’ – Mark Farner
  4. Black Licorice – Don Brewer, Mark Farner
  5. The Railroad – Mark Farner
  6. Ain’t Got Nobody – Don Brewer, Mark Farner
  7. Walk Like a Man – Don Brewer, Mark Farner
  8. Loneliest Rider – Mark Farner
  9. Hooray – Don Brewer, Mark Farner
  10. The End – Don Brewer, Mark Farner
  11. Stop Looking Back (Acoustic Mix) – Don Brewer, Mark Farner
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