AFP PODCAST: AFP Subscriber Mark Farner of Grand Funk Railroad Fame


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Mark Farner, the founder of the legendary rock ‘n roll band Grand Funk Railroad, shares his thoughts on the band’s early success, the origins of the 1970 hit “I’m Your Captain (Closer to Home),” “considered one of the best rock songs of all time,” his views on the banksters, and much more.

Dave Gahary sat down with Mark, thanks to AMERICAN FREE PRESS’s great friend, Paul Topete, who inspired Mark’s latest single, “Take You Out,” a one-minute clip which is provided before the start of this illuminating interview (21:35).


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Dave Gahary, a former submariner in the U.S. Navy, is the host of AFP’s ‘Underground Interview’ series.

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