Live Album – Grand Funk Railroad – 1970



Live Album by Grand Funk Railroad
Live Album by Grand Funk Railroad

Live Album is a double LP by Grand Funk Railroad, a hard rock band from the United States. It was released in November 1970 by Capitol Records and produced by Terry Knight. The album features live recordings of some of their songs, such as “Are You Ready”, “Paranoid”, “Heartbreaker”, and “Inside Looking Out”. The album was recorded at different venues in Florida, such as the Jacksonville Coliseum and the West Palm Beach Civic Auditorium. The album cover shows a photo of the band performing at the Atlanta International Pop Festival in July 1970, but none of the songs were recorded there. Live Album was a commercial success, reaching No. 5 on the Billboard 200 and No. 29 on the UK Albums Chart. It also received a gold certification from the RIAA a week after its release and a 2x multi-platinum certification in 1991. However, the album was not well received by critics, who criticized the band’s musicianship and songwriting.

Live Album is a essential album for fans of Grand Funk Railroad and hard rock in general. It is a testament to the band’s raw power and musicianship.

The different versions published for this album :