I’m Your Captain (Closer To Home) was written by Mark Farner and was recorded by Grand Funk Railroad in 1970. It was released on the album Closer To Home with a runtime of 10:09. An edited version with a runtime of 5:31 was released as a single in 1970. The single was titled Closer To Home and the B-side was Aimless Lady. It reached number twenty-two on the Billboard chart. The song was part of the repertoire of Ringo Starr And His All-Starr Band and was sung by Mark Farner. Their live version usually lasted around seven minutes making it longer than the single version but shorter than the album version.