From page 73 of Classic Rock Magazine March 2001
'A Tribute To Grand Funk Railroad'
(Record Heaven RHCD34) ***** When the Manny Charlton Band are your tribute album's biggest name, you know you've got problems. There's no doubting the validity of the cause, BOA were one of the great, unsung US institutions, but will anybody really care to hear their songs reworked by Spurgo, Bocca Bandet or Bozemans Simplex?
Unusually for Swedes, Keecane manage to make their version of 'We Are An American Band' swing,
eclipsing ex-Nazareth man Charlton's stiff attempt at 'Some Kind Of Wonderful' and it's hats off to ex-Blue Murder/MSG singer Kelly Keeling for his commendable stab at Mark Farner's beautiful 'Mean Mistreater'. But the album's highpoint is the collaboration between Conny Bloom of Silverginger 5/Electric Boys fame and ex-Jagged Edge frontman Matti Alfonzetti for a funky 'Upsetter:
The rest? The good, the well meaning and the ham-fisted (mainly the middle category, but Vick LeCar stands out in the latter). Ultimately, it's a tribute to GFR's compositional skills that not even rank amateurs can screw these songs up.