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April Wine - 86% match to Burton Cummings

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Formed in 1969 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada, this hard rock outfit became an immediate success, going on to make inroads in the American market after establishing itself as a platinum act in Canada. Through fluctuating line-ups they arrived at steady membership by the late 70s, including original lead singer Myles Goodwyn (23 June 1948, Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada), Brian Gr Read more

Prism - 73% match to Burton Cummings

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s
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The Guess Who - 72% match to Burton Cummings

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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The Guess Who was Canada’s most popular rock band of the 60s and early 70s. The group had its roots in a band called Chad Allan And The Reflections, formed in Winnipeg, Canada, in 1962. That group itself came out of two others, Allan And The Silvertones and the Velvetones. The original line-up of Chad Allan And The Reflections comprised Allan (Allan Kobel; guitar/vocals Read more

Trooper - 71% match to Burton Cummings

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s
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Chilliwack - 65% match to Burton Cummings

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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This was the third version of a Canadian, Vancouver-based group previously known as the Classics and the Collectors. Claire Lawrence (woodwind, harmonica, vocals), Bill Henderson (guitar, recorder, vocals), Glenn Miller (bass, vocals) and Ross Turney (drums) abandoned the latter name in 1971 and embarked on a new direction. Chilliwack’s debut album acknowledged this transi Read more

Gordon Lightfoot - 63% match to Burton Cummings

Genres: Folk Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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17 November 1938, Orillia, Ontario, Canada. Lightfoot moved to Los Angeles, USA during the 50s where he studied at Hollywood’s Westlake College of Music. Having pursued a short-lived career composing jingles for television, the singer began recording demos of his own compositions which, by 1960, owed a considerable debt to folk singers Pete Seeger and Bob Gibson. Lightf Read more

Nick Gilder - 63% match to Burton Cummings

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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21 December 1951, London, England. Gilder is best known for the 1978 hit ‘Hot Child In The City’, which reached number 1 in the US. Gilder moved to Vancouver, Canada, at the age of 10 and after leaving high school formed a band called Rasputin. This band eventually became known as Sweeney Todd, and they charted in the US with their 1976 single ‘Roxy Roller Read more

Dan Fogelberg - 49% match to Burton Cummings

Genres: Holiday & Seasonal Music Videos & Concerts Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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Daniel Grayling Fogelberg, 13 August 1951, Peoria, Illinois, USA, d. 16 December 2007, Dear Isle, Maine, USA. Having learned piano from the age of 14, Fogelberg moved to guitar and songwriting. Leaving the University of Illinois in 1971, he relocated to California and started playing on the folk circuit, at one point touring with Van Morrison. A move to Nashville brought him Read more

Bob Seger - 48% match to Burton Cummings

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s
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6 May 1945, Detroit, Michigan, USA. Seger began his long career in the early 60s as a member of the Decibels. He subsequently joined Doug Brown And The Omens as organist, but was installed as their vocalist and songwriter when such talents surfaced. The group made its recording debut as the Beach Bums, with ‘The Ballad Of The Yellow Beret’, but this pastiche of the Read more

Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band - 48% match to Burton Cummings

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Blue Rodeo - 47% match to Burton Cummings

Genres: Country & Bluegrass Folk Holiday & Seasonal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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This country rock band from Toronto, Canada, have often found themselves fielding comparisons with the Band, although in truth their sound owes as much to Buffalo Springfield and the Beatles. They deserve wider recognition outside Canada where they remain one of the country’s most popular acts. The band was formed by two distinctive singer-songwriters and guitarists, Jim C Read more

Kim Mitchell - 46% match to Burton Cummings

Genres: Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 2000s
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Having dissolved Max Webster in 1982, Mitchell was inspired to pursue a solo career. After signing with Anthem Records he released a mini-album that followed closely in the Max Webster tradition. He then took a break from music until he signed with Bronze Records. His next release was the excellent and slightly offbeat Akimbo Alogo, which also included the single ‘Go For S Read more

Five Man Electrical Band - 45% match to Burton Cummings

Genres: Pop / Rock
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Toronto - 45% match to Burton Cummings

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 2000s
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By 1979 guitarist Brian Allen and drummer Jim Fox had broken away from the Canadian band Rose, with whom they had been since 1976, together with American bass player Nick Costello from Centaurus. This formed the nucleus of a band whose locality also lent them their name. The line-up was soon completed with Scott Kreyer (keyboards), Sheron Alton (guitar) and vocalist Holly Woods Read more

Honeymoon Suite - 42% match to Burton Cummings

Genres: Heavy Metal Pop / Rock
Decades Active: 1980s 1990s 2000s
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A Canadian hard rock quintet of Johnny Dee (guitar, vocals), Derry Grehan (lead guitar), Dave Betts (drums), Gary Lalonde (bass) and Ray Coburn (keyboards), Honeymoon Suite formed in 1982 and set about establishing the strong club following that accompanied them throughout their career. Their debut release was a self-financed single, ‘New Girl Now’, which sold in suff Read more


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