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Randy Bachman

Randy Bachman is a Canadian rock guitarist and singer. He was born in Winnipeg and was a member of Chad Allen & the Expressions, which evolved into the Guess Who, the most successful Canadian rock band of the 1960s. He left the Guess Who in July 1970, made a solo album, Axe, and then formed Brave Belt, which evolved by 1972 into Bachman-Turner Overdrive (BTO). He left BTO in April 1977, made a second solo album, Survivor (1978), and then launched a new band, Ironhorse, in 1979, but was back touring with the Guess Who in 1983 and then with BTO by 1984. Another solo album, Any Road, was released on Guitar Recordings in 1993. The live Every Song Tells a Story appeared in 2002 from True North, followed by JazzThing in 2004 from Maximum Jazz. The Bachman Cummings Songbook saw the light in 2006. Also in 2006, Bachman issued a collection of unreleased Bachman Cummings project songs (originally recorded in 1987) dubbed The Thunderbird Trax. In 2007, another jazz-flavored release (JazzThing II) was issued, along with the Bachman Cummings cover album Jukebox. A DVD document of Bachman's July 7, 2007 live performance at the Montreal Jazz Festival was issued in July of 2008. For the 2008 holidays, Bachman released an album of Christmas favorites (Takin' Care of Christmas) -- with the titular track being a reworked version of the BTO classic "Takin' Care of Business." In 2010 Bachman and Fred Turner issued an eponymous studio album (Bachman & Turner), and in 2015 Bachman released the star-studded solo outing Heavy Blues, which featured appearances from Neil Young, Jeff Healey, Joe Bonamassa, and Peter Frampton. In the wake of Heavy Blues, Bachman continued to play live and host his Vinyl Tap show on CBC radio. ~ William Ruhlmann
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Randy Bachman

  1.   Song
  2.   One Step Ahead of the Law
  3.   Any Road
  4.   Do You Hear What I Hear?
  5.   No Sugar Tonight
  6.   Overworked and Underpaid
  7.   Roll on Down the Highway
  8.   That's Ok
  9.   We Need to Talk
  10.   Prairie Town
  11.   Lookin' out for Number One
  12.   Sour Suite
  13.   These Eyes
  14.   One Night in Texas
  15.   Vanishing Heroes
  16.   American Woman
  17.   Learn to Fly
  18.   Exactly Like You
  19.   You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet
  20.   The Edge
  21.   White Christmas
  22.   Sleigh Ride
  23.   Shop Till You Drop
  24.   Santa Claus Is Coming to Town
  25.   Run, Run Rudolph
  26.   Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree
  27.   Merry Christmas Baby
  28.   Jingle Bell Rock
  29.   Happy Christmas (War Is Over)
  30.   Frosty the Snowman
  31.   Blue Christmas
  32.   Your Mind Is on Vacation
  33.   Two Trains Runnin'
  34.   Everybody's Cryin' Mercy
  35.   Rock Is My Life by The Soundtrack of Our Lives
  36.   Runaway
  37.   Break It to Them Gently
  38.   Our Leaves Are Green Again
  39.   Rose Coloured Glasses
  40.   That Old Feeling
  41.   Takin' Care of Christmas
  42.   No Sugar Tonight/New Mother Nature
  43.   New Mother Nature (Story)
  44.   Shakin' All Over
  45.   Looking Out for #1
  46.   Hey You
  47.   No Time
  48.   Four Wheel Drive
  49.   Laughing
  50.   Let It Ride
  51.   Undun
  52.   Take the Long Way Home
  53.   Pookie's Skuffle
  54.   Tin Lizzie
  55.   La Jolla
  56.   Takin' Care of Business by Ringo Starr & His All-Starr Band
  57.   Why Am I Loneley
  58.   It's Only Money
  59.   Made in Canada
  60.   Anthem: For the Young
  61.   Nothin's Gonna Bring You Down
  62.   I Play the Fool for You
  63.   There Ain't Nothin' Like It
  64.   Born to Ride
  65.   Burnin' up the Floor
  66.   In Blue
  67.   Stand Tall
  68.   I Will Play a Rhapsody
  69.   The First Time You Said Hello
  70.   Angels We Have Heard on High
  71.   Jingle Bells
  72.   15 Minutes of Fame
  73.   Wild Texas Ride
  74.   Let's Call It a Night
  75.   Dead Cool
  76.   I'm Scared
  77.   Can't Go Back to Memphis
  78.   Noah
  79.   Closing Time
  80.   Not to Return
  81.   Zarahemla
  82.   Bad News Travels Fast
  83.   Sentimental Fool
  84.   I Walk the Line
  85.   Suite Theam
  86.   Please Come to Paris
  87.   Share the Land
  88.   Harlem Rose
  89.   Please Come to Paris
  90.   Tally's Tune
  91.   Breau's Place (Quiet and Blue)
  92.   I Wanna Shelter You
  93.   Summertime
  94.   My Own Way to Rock
  95.   No Reason to Cry
  96.   Tailspin
  97.   Albert Flasher
  98.   Little Girl Lost