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Grand Funk Railroad: Caught in the Act

Album Notes

Grand Funk Railroad: Mark Farner (vocals, guitar, harp, organ); Don Brewer (vocals, drums, percussion); Craig Frost (keyboards, percussion, background vocals); Mel Schacher (bass, background vocals).

Recorded live in Terre Haute, Indiana, Toledo, Ohio and Baltimore, Maryland in February 1975. Originally released on Capitol (11445). Includes liner notes by Steve Roeser.

All tracks have been digitally remastered.

Sonically, Grand Funk's second live album, 1975's CAUGHT IN THE ACT, is a major improvement over the one-dimensional sound of its predecessor, 1970's LIVE ALBUM. The performances throughout CAUGHT IN THE ACT are consistent and energetic, resulting in great versions of such GFR classics as "Footstompin' Music," "Closer to Home," "Shinin' On," and "The Railroad," as well as an album-closing cover of the Rolling Stones' classic, "Gimme Shelter." Unfortunately, Grand Funk Railroad would run out of steam not long after the release of CAUGHT IN THE ACT, breaking up one year later in 1976.



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