Dooner’s World

Dooner’s World – Jan 27, 2021 - Mark Farner (Grand Funk Railroad)

January 27, 2021 Mike Muldoon Season 1 Episode 158
Dooner’s World
Dooner’s World – Jan 27, 2021 - Mark Farner (Grand Funk Railroad)
Show Notes

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Mark’s upcoming release: From Chile With Love – Out February 23rd

Help-Line for Veterans 800-882-1316

Mark recently launched a Go-Fund Me Campaign to benefit the Mid-Michigan flood victims. gf.me/u/x4b4v6 

Growing up in Michigan

Family jam sessions / gatherings 

Going to see The Yardbirds with Jeff Beck 

Starting to play guitar at 15

Feb 9, 1964 – Ed Sullivan

1st time seeing the MC5 with Iggy and The Stooges 

Returning from Cape Cod ii n 1969 and meeting Mel Schacher 

Jamming for 3-4 weeks then opening up the Atlanta Pop Festival 

Mark shares the crazy tale of the band traveling to Atlanta for the  

Mark tells us about when he first got his B3 organ and writing Foot Stompin’ Music story 

Meeting Jimi Hendrix

How did GFR end up working with Frank Zappa?

Frank was sold on producing Grand Funk Railroad after Craig Frost farted on Don Brewer 

Mark talks about the Good Singin’, Good Playing album 

Mark talks about the inspiration for Big Buns 

Mark tells the tale of teaching Frank Zappa how to shoot a gun 

Touring with Ringo Starr 

Working with Todd Rundgren

Working with Alice Cooper 

 

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Here is the link to pre-order the From Chile With Love DVD: https://markfarner.com/store/#chile-l... 

 

Here is the link for the Rock & Roll Soul Music Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wZ0S4... 

 

Mark recently launched a GoFund Me Campaign to benefit the Mid-Michigan flood victims. gf.me/u/x4b4v6 

 

Website: www.markfarner.com 

 

Facebook: Mark Farner American Band 

 

Twitter: @REALMARKFARNER 

 

YouTube: Mark Farner 

 

Instagram: markfarners_americanband

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