In this Six Degrees post we are connecting the dots between Grand Funk Railroad and Chicago Transit Authority.
Grand Funk Railroad – More than one former member joined Bob Seger
“We’re an American Band”
Bob Seger – co-wrote an Eagles’ song with Glen Frey: “Heartache Tonight”
Eagles – shared a manager with Steely Dan; Hotel California’s “They stab it with their steely knives, but they just can’t kill the beast” was a response to a Steely Dan lyric.
Steely Dan – had a lyric in “Everything You Did” that said: “Turn up the Eagles, the neighbors are listening.”
“Everything You Did”
Doobie Brothers – Formed by two former members of Steely Dan
Chicago – Was joined by the Doobie Brothers, as well as The Beach Boys and Olivia Newton-John on “Dick Clark’s New Year’s Rockin’ Eve” in 1974.
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