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  Randy Bachman - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Randy_Bachman   (502 words)

  
 Bachman-Turner Overdrive   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Bachman had been slugging it out for 10 years by the time the band struck gold with #1 hits like "These Eyes", "Laughing" and "American Woman" and decided to leave the group while they were on top.
Randy Bachman wanted to include Tim Bachman as part of the reformation, while other brother Robbie had pushed for Thornton who was considered a better musician.
Randy Bachman made the final choice of brother Tim and Robbie bowed out of the reunion citing irreconcilable differences.
www.canoe.ca /JamMusicPopEncycloPagesB/bachmanturner.html   (1230 words)

  
 Randy Bachman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
One of the founders of the group, Randy Bachman (b.
Randy Bachman left the band in 1977 and formed Ironhorse and also did some solo records.
In 1984, Randy and Tim Bachman and Fred Turner regrouped and released another self-titled album, for Compleat Records, but it had little impact on the charts.
www.taylorbto.freeserve.co.uk /BTO/Body22.htm   (313 words)

  
 Amazon.ca: Randy Bachman: Takin' care of business: Books   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Randy Bachman, guitarist with the Guess Who, Brave Belt and Bachman Turner Overdrive, delivers with a candid look at his life and career, all the way from his beginnings on the north side of Winnipeg Manitoba.
Randy Bachman and John Einarson team up to provide a detailed and entertaining chronicle of a huge part of rock history, one that has been long overlooked.
Randy Bachman's credentials are quite impressive, and as a founding member of rock legends The Guess Who, and Bachman-Turner Overdrive, has contributed many songs that will be forever inbedded in the minds of music lovers.
www.amazon.ca /exec/obidos/ASIN/1552781607   (750 words)

  
 Randy Bachman comes to Calgary's Wordfest   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
The dream Bachman speaks of is a reunion tour with his first band, The Guess Who—a dream that began when he was in his twenties, living in Winnipeg’s North end.
Especially thrilling for Bachman was seeing the fans who grew up with the Guess Who bring their kids and in some cases, grandchildren to the shows.
At first, Bachman said no because he’s “in the middle of [his] book; it’s not over yet.” But once he heard other authors were writing it third hand, he signed up for the project, hoping to avoid perpetuating the misquotes and misinformation that come with third-hand biographies.
www.ucalgary.ca /~gauntlet/eg/buzz/stories/20001005/buzz1.html   (694 words)

  
 TEP - Music / Concerts: A Perfect 10 - The Randy Bachman Concert - Every Song Tells a Story
Randy, dressed casually in an oxford shirt tails out and light green slacks, was performing with mostly with an electrified “acoustic” guitar, and backed up with an amazing-vocalist on keyboard, Collin Arthur, a bass guitarist (both dressed in open collared suits without ties) and a drummer, began sharing with us about the American Woman album.
Randy was waiting for a date to come down and was messing around with the piano in the living room while he waited and waited.
Randy mentioned that the way Buffalo Springfield came into existence was that Neil Young had driven into LA in his renovated hearse, which then broke down on the LA freeway.
www.tigerseye.ca /rave/reviews/music/randy.htm   (3989 words)

  
 Randy Bachman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Randy Bachman left The Guess Who in 1970 and formed the group Brave Belt with Chad Allan and Bob Bachman (drums).
With the arrival of guitarist Tim Bachman in 1972 and the departure of Chad Allan, the group chose a new name (Bachman-Turner Overdrive) and an aggressive hard-rock style.
In 1977 Randy Bachman resumed his career as a solo guitarist and cut his second solo album, Survivor.
www.exposureentertainment.com /RandyBachman.html   (236 words)

  
 Canconrox - Bachman Turner Overdrive
Randy Bachman left again shortly after the album's release and Turner disbanded the group, with all members taking some time for other projects.
Though it's the line-up featuring Randy Bachman that most people equate to as 'BTO', the band's current line-up is actually their longest standing.
Randy Murray brought his guitar when he joined the group in the early 90’s and Bachman’s quick to praise his accomplishments.
www.canadianbands.com /BTO.html   (1902 words)

  
 Randy Bachman : Axe - Listen, Review and Buy at ARTISTdirect
This is significant because the Guess Who with Randy Bachman recorded their final studio album that same month in the same facility, RCA Studios, Chicago.
It is a brilliant instrumental work, highlighting the importance of Bachman to the band he was in the process of leaving.
It is Bachman honing his production skills which would benefit Bachman-Turner Overdrive on their reign of seven Top 40 hits -- ironically, matching the number of hits the Guess Who had without his driving force.
www.artistdirect.com /nad/store/artist/album/0,,46841,00.html   (633 words)

  
 CBC.ca - Idols and Icons - Randy Bachman
Winnipeg native Randy Bachman put the Prairies on the musical map when he and his bandmates from The Guess Who embarked on over a decade of spectacular musical success.
Life on the road was difficult, as Bachman’s religious beliefs clashed with the rock and roll lifestyle.
Today, at 60, Bachman’s life is less tumultuous, but he still manages to pull a few musical surprises out of his sleeve: he recently released a new album, JazzThing, to critical acclaim.
www.cbc.ca /idols/bachman   (315 words)

  
 Heroes - Randy Bachman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Randy’s career is a bit of a paradox.
Randy quickly changed directions again and transformed Brave Belt into the group Bachman Turner Overdrive (BTO.) BTO had a harder rock sound that, when blended with Randy’s pop sensibilities and C.F. Turner’s gravely vocals, produced some of the biggest hits of the early 70’s.
Randy’s career post BTO has been less visible, although he has just released a CD and DVD of some of his biggest hits in a “storyteller” setting.
www.betterguitar.com /Players/Heroes/Bachman/rBachman.html   (703 words)

  
 Randy Bachman   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Guitarist Randy Bachman was born and raised in Winnipeg and in the 1950's with Chad Allan And The Silvertones in the late 1950's.
Bachman would call on his old buddy from B.T.O. Fred Turner and the band carried on as Union.
Bachman returned to running his own label (where he has released material by the original GUESS WHO, Lenny Breau and other guitarists in the Guitarchives series) and enjoying his family with wife Denise McCann and has managed two solo discs and some touring since then.
www.canoe.ca /JamMusicPopEncycloPagesB/bachman.html   (1808 words)

  
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Randy’s career has been built upon his unstoppable drive to work at creating music as a guitarist, songwriter, performer and producer.
Randy absorbed as much as he could from the young genius.
Randy Bachman’s Jazz Thing brings one of pop music’s most enduring artists full circle.
www.yardbirdsuite.com /Performers/Bachman-Randy.htm   (417 words)

  
 Act Profile for - NiteLite Event Planning   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
Bachman had left the Guess Who in July 1970, recorded a solo album, Axe, and, owing to a bout of illness, had to cancel a projected collaboration with former Nice keyboardist Keith Emerson.
Randy Bachman departed in 1977, forming Ironhorse as well as recording solo.
Randy Bachman subsequently left the band once more to concentrate on his songwriting career.
www.nitelitepromo.com /act-profile.asp?act=902   (436 words)

  
 "You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet"
Songwriter Randy Bachman never wanted the public to hear the song he had composed especially for his brother Gary, the first manager of Bachman-Turner Overdrive.
It was the first and only chart-topper for BTO, but Randy Bachman had been to the summit before as part of the Canadian group Guess Who.
Bachman, a convert to Mormonism, left that group after 11 years when he realized, "After the final encore, I just didn't want to be with these guys." Wanting more control over his career, he took a year off and wrote some songs.
www.superseventies.com /sw_youaintseennothinyet.html   (685 words)

  
 Randy Bachman
Randy Bachman may have been small in stature but he made a big impression on San Francisco rock and roll.
At the moment of his death, The Bachman was taking a photo of the marquee at City Nights, the nightclub he was about to enter to photograph a concert.
Randy Bachman was so dedicated to his work that he never saw the speeding automobile or the drunk driver who took his life.
www.stagedude.com /vitalsigns/bachman.html   (1110 words)

  
 Randy Bachman Home Page
Randy has worked with Michael since he was 14, and is proud to see this CD being released on Maximum Music/ Universal.
Randy co-wrote and produced the song and wishes Maren all the best with this track following her first single which charted on the pop charts here in Canada.
Randy Bachman's new CD JazzThing was released May 4th, by Maximum Jazz and what a reception it has gotten.
www.randybachman.com   (1115 words)

  
 Neil Young News : Randy Bachman Snubbed for Juno Awards
In what is being called the "ultimate snub", Canadian music lovers are outraged by the news that Randy Bachman has not been invited to perform at this year's Juno Awards.
Winnipeg rock legend Randy Bachman spends the past couple of years lobbying to help get the Juno Awards to come to Winnipeg for the first time.
I'm insulted by your snub of Winnipeg music legends Randy Bachman and Burton Cummings and demand they be invited to perform at this year's awards ceremony.
www.thrasherswheat.org /2005/02/randy-bachman-snubbed-for-juno-awards.html   (397 words)

  
 Randy Bachman: Every Song Tells A Story
Recorded originally in two versions with Neil Young on guitar and vocals, "Prairie Town" is a history of Bachman, the Guess Who, Neil and the Squires, and the development of a rock scene in Winnipeg, Manitoba.
Bachman and his band are preparing to tour using the same format.
Bachman is a masterful guitarist, and only a competent singer.
www.greenmanreview.com /film/film_bachman_dvd.html   (550 words)

  
 PreSonus
Randy Bachman recently purchased the Presonus line of products for his studio and looks forward to using the gear to record the forth-coming release by the super group: Guess Who (Laughin', American Woman, etc).
A recent tour by the band has provided the impetus for the group to record its first new album in almost twenty years and Presonus is proud to be a part of such a historic event.
Randy Bachman is currently writing with Burton Cummings and the Guess Who for the new album in the studio which will be featured in an up-coming issue of Mix Magazine.
www.presonus.com /bachman_randy.html   (204 words)

  
 Allpar presents Bachman-Turner Overdrive
Randy Bachman has re-released Brave Belt I and II as a single CD and made it available at randybachman.com for $26.
Randy Bachman's autobiography concentrates on the Guess Who but there's some interesting stuff on BTO as well, including the development of the band from Brave Belt I onwards.
Randy Bachman got together with Neil Young and they did a couple of solo albums, but they never really got any airplay.
www.allpar.com /ed/bto.html   (1178 words)

  
 Amazon.com: Randy Bachman : Takin' Care of Business: Books: John Einarson   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
This moving and fascinating autobiography, written by repected rock music historian John Einarson with Randy Bachman, gives readers a once-in-a-lifetime tour behind the scenes: from Randy's earliest days in Winnipeg with Lenny Breau and Neil Young to The Guess Who's sold out reunion tour in the summer of 2000.
Randy reveals how crucially important steps in his music career came about in quircky ways you would never ever expect...
The picture presented of Randy as a person is, unfortunately, incomplete in that his first wife, and the mother of most of his children, declined to contribute to this book.
www.amazon.com /exec/obidos/tg/detail/-/1552781607?v=glance   (1232 words)

  
 Randy Bachman Poster by Bob Masse
This is a special limited edition signed Concert poster of Randy Bachman.
Randy played lead guitar for The Guess Who, Canada's legendary rock band, and he was also part of Bachman Turner Overdrive.
This poster was used to promote the Randy Bachman "Every Song Tells a Story" concert in Vancouver B.C. in the Spring of 2002.
www.visualgallery.com /masse/bachman_masse.html   (238 words)

  
 Randy Bachman interview-Profile on Randy Bachman Project Studio
But maybe it should, for on one such windswept locale, guitarist extraordinaire Randy Bachman (of Bachman Turner Overdrive and Guess Who fame) has made his home and private recording retreat.
However, this is no sweat, according to Bachman: “To add an AC outlet, for example, you just drill a circular hole in the wall, tap into the wiring, add the outlet and you're set.
Bachman notes that there are other advantages, as well.
mixonline.com /design/profiles/audio_aint_seen_nothin   (735 words)

  
 Soul Shine Magazine : The Guess Who's Randy Bachman Releases New Album
When Bachman formed Bachman Turner Overdrive he was "Taking Care of Business" again with yet another run at the music charts.
During his musical career Randy Bachman has earned himself over 120 gold and platinum records for his work as a musician and as a producer.
Bravo will also be airing a special with Bachman in May. "Randy Bachman, Live at the Rehearsal Hall" was recorded in March in Toronto and features Bachman playing songs from the new CD; as well as, some songs from the Bachman Turner overdrive days.
www.soulshine.ca /news/newsarticle.php?nid=430   (355 words)

  
 CTV.ca | BTO frontman Randy Bachman launches new CD
Unbeknownst to the music world, Bachman says he first got the idea for the song after hearing the Beatles hit Paperback Rider in the mid '60s.
That same night, Bachman used the incident to pen the song No Sugar Tonight to reflect the chilly evening the mugger had in store when he returned home with a very angry girlfriend.
Bachman is scheduled to tour Canada in March and April, and can be seen on CTV's Vicki Gabereau show Nov. 13.
www.ctv.ca /servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/1036690976999_91?hub=Entertainment   (654 words)

  
 CANOE -- JAM! Music: Bachman to play Juno Awards   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-05)
After Bachman told The Sun of his frustration at not being invited weeks ago, more than 1,100 readers wrote or e-mailed the paper to demand he be included.
Bachman and the other local acts will play a two-song medley during the huge jam, with each musician taking turns on vocals, he said.
Bachman will also be part of the lineup at a Manitoba Social on March 31 to kick off Juno Week.
jam.canoe.ca /Music/2005/03/03/948011.html   (837 words)

  
 BTO (Bachman-Turner Overdrive) Frequently Asked Questions
Randy Bachman Randy was a founding member of 'The Guess Who', one of the most successful rock bands of the 1960's.
[Info taken from the Randy Bachman Interview at http://wcmr.com/rcb.htm] The piano was played by Norman Durkee, a pizza delivery person who happened to walk in on the band while they were recording the song.
Randy Bachman remembers that "We had recorded seven albums together, and I was tired out from all the road touring".
www.cs.uu.nl /wais/html/na-dir/music/bto-faq.html   (3148 words)

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