Recently, we had the pleasure of speaking with legendary guitarist, Mark Farner of Grand Funk Railroad, and Mark Farner’s American Band. Among other things, we touch on what he’s been up to during the lockdown, his early career with Grand Funk, recording and touring with Dick Wagner, going solo, his newest music, and a whole lot more.
Comparing The Beatles and The Stones is like comparing apples and oranges, but if I’m going to do it, gun to my head– I’m taking Stones all day, and it’s not even very close. If my criticism of The Beatles seems harsh, remember, I’m just being honest. At the end of the day, I’m just doing and saying what others are afraid to. Anyway, who’s your favorite?
Between his powerful backbeat, innate sense of groove, and simplistic approach, Simon Kirke was at the forefront of laying the foundation for a new era of Rock ‘N’ Roll drummers.