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Grand Funk Railroad

I'm Your Captain

Classic Rock
  • Funk
  • Rock
  • Space
  • Soul
  • Classic Rock
song from
  • 1970
  • 2012
  • 1965
  • 2001
  • 2011

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Grand Funk Railroad (also known as Grand Funk) is an American rock band. The Grand Funk Railroad lineup was highly popular during the 1970s, selling over 25 million records, selling out arenas worldwide and being awarded four RIAA gold albums in 1970, the most for any American group that year. The current Grand Funk Railroad lineup uses the nickname “The American Band”, from their hit song “We’re an American Band”. A popular take on the band during their heyday was that the critics hated them, but audiences loved them. Contrary to the name, the band is not a real funk band, but rather an attempt to pun the name “Grand Trunk Railroad” as that railroad went through Flint, Michigan. Although some sources cite the band’s “The Loco-Motion” cover song as a funk track, this... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Im getting closer to my home ... Im your captain, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah ... Everybody, listen to me

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More songs by Grand Funk Railroad (See Charts): Take Me, Gimme Shelter, Walk Like A Man, People Let's Stop The War, Mean Mistreater, Bad Time, Aimless Lady, Shinin' On, I'm Your Captain / Closer To Home, and Sin's A Good Man's Brother.

Popular in Classic Rock (See Charts): More Than A Feeling, Free Bird, Tie Your Mother Down, Show Me The Way, Out On The Tiles, Blue Collar Man, Shooting Star, Still Got The Blues, Heat Of The Moment, and Do Ya.


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