Legendary all-American frontman and guitarist Mark Farner was the engine that pulled the original Grand Funk Railroad to the top of the charts, and today he?s a platinum recording artist 30 times over. At age 67, Farner commands the stage with the same intensity and outpouring of love as he did at 20 during the summer of ?69, and his fans are still flocking to their captain. The rock patriot?s synergy and open heart come through in epic hits that defined a generation??I?m Your Captain (Closer to Home),? ?We?re An American Band,? a recut of ?The Loco-Motion,? and ?Some Kind of Wonderful?? and ?rock star? is only one facet of this Michigan-born son?s legacy. ?I think our fans connected to our songs because we were sincere,? Farner said. ?Our lyrics were about Mother Earth, stop the war, and all about love. They still have a point of reference with me in their heart.?