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Randolph Charles Bachman, OM, D.Mus (hon.) (born September 27, 1943, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada) was lead guitarist and songwriter of the 1970s rock bands, The Guess Who and Bachman-Turner Overdrive. Bachman was also a member of the band Brave Belt with Chad Allan and a band called Ironhorse, and has recorded numerous solo albums. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The Order of Manitoba, established in 1999, is the highest honour of the Province of Manitoba. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... is the 270th day of the year (271st in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1943 (MCMXLIII) was a common year starting on Friday (the link will display full 1943 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Motto: Template:Unhide = Unum Cum Virtute Multorum (One With the Strength of Many) Location City Information Established: 1738 (Fort Rouge), 1873 (City of Winnipeg) Area: 465. ... The 1970s decade refers to the years from 1970 to 1979, also called The Seventies. ... The Guess Who is a Canadian rock band from Winnipeg, Manitoba, that was one of the first to establish a major successful following in their own country while still residing there. ... Bachman-Turner Overdrive (BTO) is a Canadian rock group from Winnipeg, Manitoba that enjoyed a string of hit albums and singles in the 1970s. ... Bachman-Turner Overdrive (BTO) is a Canadian rock band that enjoyed a string of hit albums and singles in the 1970s. ... Chad Allan (né Allan Kowbel, born March 29, 1943) is a Canadian musician and founding member of Chad Allan and The Silvertones. ... Ironhorse was rock band from Winnipeg, Manitoba formed by former The Guess Who and Bachman Turner Overdrive member Randy Bachman. ...

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Personal Life

Bachman has been married for many years to his wife Denise McCann. Bachman was a practicing Mormon for many years, but in an interview on CBC Radio One, noted that his family is now "more spiritual". His son Tal Bachman is a recording artist in his own right, and scored a worldwide hit in 1999 with "She's So High ." His daughter dates a Vancouver, BC superstar with a love for all you can eat vegan sushi, has a fondness for D&D, and likes getting his photo on lindsaysdiet.com. LOLZ! Singer/songwriter Denise McCann was born Dec. ... This article is about the history and use of the word Mormon. For information about the religious beliefs and culture of Mormons, see Mormonism. ... Talmage Tal Bachman (born August 13, 1968 in Winnipeg, Manitoba) is a Canadian pop songwriter from Vancouver, British Columbia, currently living in Victoria, BC. He is best known for his late 1999 hit, Shes So High, from his self-titled 1999 album. ... Shes So High Cover Shes So High is a song written and performed by Canadian singer-songwriter Tal Bachman from Vancouver, British Columbia. ...


2000s

In 2000, he made a guest appearance on The Simpsons as himself with his former Bachman-Turner Overdrive band-mate, C.F. Turner. Simpsons creator Matt Groening (whose father is originally from Winnipeg), is a well known BTO fan. Homer Simpson yells at Bachman to "get to the working overtime part" while playing "Takin' Care of Business". Simpsons redirects here. ... Bachman-Turner Overdrive (BTO) is a Canadian rock group from Winnipeg, Manitoba that enjoyed a string of hit albums and singles in the 1970s. ... Fred Turner (born Charles Frederick Turner on October 16, 1943 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada) was a member of the 1970s rock band Bachman-Turner Overdrive. ... Matthew Abram Groening is an American cartoonist (Life in Hell) and the Emmy Award-winning creator of the animated series, The Simpsons and Futurama. ... Homer Simpson is also a character in the book and film The Day of the Locust. ... Takin Care of Business is a song written by Randy Bachman and first recorded by Canadian rock group Bachman-Turner Overdrive for their 1973 album Bachman-Turner Overdrive II. Licensed as the theme to Office Depot commercials and re-recorded by many bands (including a famous cover by The Chipmunks...


In 2001 Bachman received an honorary Doctorate of Music from Brandon University in Brandon, Manitoba along with the members of the rest of the Guess Who. In 2005 Bachman was awarded the Order of Manitoba, the highest award in the Province of Manitoba. [1] Bachman, along with The Guess Who, was also the recipient of The Governor General’s Performing Arts Award, Canada's foremost distinction for excellence in the performing arts, in 2002. Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Brandon University is a Canadian university located in the city of Brandon, Manitoba with an enrolment of 3383 (2005) full-time and part-time students. ... Brandon Manitoba, a city in southwestern Manitoba, Canada. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Order of Manitoba, established in 1999, is the highest honour of the Province of Manitoba. ... Canada consists of ten provinces and three territories. ... Motto: Gloriosus et Liber (Latin: Glorious and free) Capital Winnipeg Largest city Winnipeg Official languages English French (de facto) Government Lieutenant-Governor John Harvard Premier Gary Doer (NDP) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament House seats 14 Senate seats 6 Confederation July 15, 1870 (5th) Area  Ranked 8th Total 647,797...


Since the summer of 2005, Bachman is currently hosting the series Vinyl Tap on CBC Radio One, where he tells stories about music and musicians while playing appropriate recordings. Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Vinyl Tap is a CBC Radio One radio show hosted by Randy Bachman, musician alumnus of the famous Canadian rock bands, The Guess Who and Bachman-Turner Overdrive. ... CBC Radio One is the English language news and information radio network of the publicly-owned Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. ...


Randy helped Kalan Porter on his CD 219 Days. He suggested that Kalan does a drone on his violin on one of his songs, In Spite Of It All. He was also featured in his song, And We Drive, playing a guitar solo near the end of the song. Richard Kalan Porter (born November 11, 1985) is a singer from Medicine Hat, Alberta [1], who was the second winner of the reality television series Canadian Idol. ... a 219 Days is the debut album of Canadian Idol winner of Kalan Porter. ...


Bachman tours with his own band, the Randy Bachman Band and the Bachman-Cummings Band. He has also created a popular theatre show he calls "Every Song Tells A Story" featuring Bachman live and unplugged with his band, telling the stories behind the writing of his famous hits from the 1960s and 70s. Randy Bachman and Burton Cummings toured throughout Canada as Bachman & Cummings in the summer of 2006 with Toronto's The Carpet Frogs. Burton Cummings, OM, D.Mus (born December 31, 1947) is a Canadian musician and songwriter. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The Carpet Frogs are a Toronto based rock band. ...


Randy Bachman has also released an album of original melodic jazz songs called "Jazz Thing" which is available at www.randybachman.com.


Randy Bachman is still very busy as a songwriter and mentor to young artists. Protégé country singer Michael Carey and new hot pop sensation Kyle Riabko are just two of the Canadian up and coming artists he has been songwriting with. Bachman travels the world with singer/songwriter wife Denise McCann to write with many European songwriters, including Doug Carr (producer of the Swedish band Ace of Base) and Mick Saxell in Sweden. Bachman has also performed with cool Swedish rockers The Soundtrack of Our Lives and appears on a vinyl picturedisc with them from a live performance at Vancouver's legendary Commodore Ballroom in 2004. Ace of Base is a dance-pop band from Gothenburg, Sweden, comprised of Ulf Ekberg (Buddha) and siblings Jonas Berggren (Joker), Linn Berggren, and Jenny Berggren. ...


Bachman's coast-to-coast CBC Radio One show Vinyl Tap, featuring Bachman playing records and reminiscing about his personal encounters with famous artists and musicians from his 50-year career in rock, has been extended through 2007. It runs from 7-9 p.m. Eastern time every Saturday night and can be accessed via the CBC Radio One web site and Sirius channel 137. Sirius Satellite Radio NASDAQ: SIRI is one of two satellite radio (SDARS) services operating in the United States and Canada, along with XM Satellite Radio. ...


Solo Discography

  • 1970 Axe
  • 1976 Survivor
  • 1992 Any Road
  • 1993 Bob's Garage (Live)
  • 1996 Merge
  • 1998 Songbook
  • 2001 Every Song Tells a Story
  • 2004 Jazz Thing
  • 2006 Bachman-Cummings Songbook - Compilation that features tracks from the Guess Who, Burton Cummings, and Bachman-Turner Overdrive
  • 2006 The Thunderbird Trax - A compilation of previously unreleased material recorded by Bachman and Cummings in Bachman's tool shed back in 1987
  • 2007 Jazz Thing II
  • 2007 Jukebox - Bachman & Cummings album which is also Cummings' first studio album in 17 years since Plus Signs. The album features covers of songs by such artists as Bob Dylan, The Shadows and The Beatles

Year 1970 ([[Rf 1970 == January 1 - The Unix epoch begins at 00:00:00 UTC January 2 - The last studio performance of The Beatles oman numerals|MCMLXX]]) was a common year starting on Thursday (link shows full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1976 Pick up sticks(MCMLXXVI) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1992 (MCMXCII) was a leap year starting on Wednesday (link will display full 1992 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1993 (MCMXCIII) was a common year starting on Friday (link will display full 1993 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display full 1996 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 2001 (MMI) was a common year starting on Monday (link displays the 2001 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1987 (MCMLXXXVII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link displays 1987 Gregorian calendar). ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... Jukebox is the first studio album from Canadian rock legends Randy Bachman and Burton Cummings under the Bachman & Cummings name. ... This article is about the recording artist. ... The Shadows were an English instrumental rock n roll group active from the 1950s to the 2000s. ... The White Album, see The Beatles (album). ...

Video Discography

  • 2001 Every Song Tells a Story
  • 2005 Live 8 Toronto - Performs Takin' Care of Business with The Carpet Frogs, Burton Cummings was scheduled to perform with Bachman, but was unable to attend.
  • 2006 Jazz Thing Live in Toronto (Featuring Curtis Stiegers, Joel Kroeker, Tal Bachman, Stephan Moccio, and Denise McCann Bachman)
  • 2006 First Time Around (with Burton Cummings and The Carpet Frogs as Bachman-Cummings Band)

Takin Care of Business is a song written by Randy Bachman and first recorded by Canadian rock group Bachman-Turner Overdrive for their 1973 album Bachman-Turner Overdrive II. Licensed as the theme to Office Depot commercials and re-recorded by many bands (including a famous cover by The Chipmunks... The Carpet Frogs are a Toronto based rock band. ... Talmage Tal Bachman (born August 13, 1968 in Winnipeg, Manitoba) is a Canadian pop songwriter from Vancouver, British Columbia, currently living in Victoria, BC. He is best known for his late 1999 hit, Shes So High, from his self-titled 1999 album. ... Stephan Moccio (b. ... First Time Around is a one-disk DVD by Randy Bachman and Burton Cummings recorded in 2006 at CBC Studios in Toronto, Ontario by CBC. First Time Around was originally featured on CBC in April 2006, but was later released as a DVD featuring extended footage of the concert. ... Burton Cummings, OM, D.Mus (born December 31, 1947) is a Canadian musician and songwriter. ...

See also

Canada has been a source of rock and roll music for decades, beginning with Paul Anka who in 1957 went to New York City where he recorded his own composition, Diana. The song brought him instant stardom and went to No. ... The history of music of Canada has mirrored the history and evolution of the country. ...

External links

  • Randy Bachman's Official website
  • Randy Bachman's Official Discussion Forum
  • Official website for the Bachman-Cummings Band
  • Randy's Vinyl Tap website
  • Bio at CanadianBands.com CanConRox entry
  • Audio Interview recorded April 2007 in Toronto, Canada

  Results from FactBites:
 
Randy Bachman - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (502 words)
Randoph Charles Bachman, OM (born September 27, 1943) was lead guitarist and songwriter of the 1970s rock band, The Guess Who, and later formed the famous hard rock band Bachman-Turner Overdrive with his brothers Robbie Bachman, drums, Tim Bachman, rhythm guitar and friend Fred Turner on bass and lead vocals.
Bachman has been touring in 2005 with groups called Randy Bachman's Rock Thing and Bachman and Cummings.
Randy Bachman and Burton Cummings are planning on touring as Bachman and Cummings in the summer of 2006 with Toronto's The Carpet Frogs.
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