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