GRAND FUNK RAILROAD 1974 UNUSED CONCERT TICKET FLORIDA

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  • Sold Date: Nov 18, 2006
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GRAND FUNK RAILROAD
ORIGINAL VINTAGE UNUSED TICKET
MARCH 29, 1974
HOLLYWOOD SPORTATORIUM
HOLLYWOOD FLORIDA
TICKET COMES IN A CRYSTAL CLEAR 1" THICK
LUCITE SCREW DOWN DISPLAY CASE
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The band was formed in 1969 by Mark Farner (vocals, guitar) and Don Brewer (vocals, drums), from Terry Knight & the Pack, and Mel Schacher (bass) from ? & the Mysterians in the working class, auto industry town of Flint, Michigan. Former bandmate Terry Knight soon became their manager and named the band after the Grand Trunk Western Railroad, a well-known rail line in Michigan. First achieving recognition at the 1969 Atlanta Pop Festival, the band was signed by Capitol Records. Patterned after Cream, but developing their own populist style, in 1970 they had sold more albums than any other American band and had become a major concert attraction. In that same year they had a hit single "Closer To Home," a song that was closer in style to the old Terry Knight & The Pack than it was to GFR. A year later, they went on to break The Beatles' record at Shea Stadium, selling out in just 71 hours. That record

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