The Guess Who
|Genres:||Music & Radio Books Pop / Rock Soundtrack|
|Tags:||classic rock rock canadian 70s oldies|
|Decades:||1960s 1970s 1980s 1990s 2000s|
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The Guess Who was Canadas 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), Jim Kale (b. 11 August 1943; bass), Randy Bachman (b. 27 September 1943, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada; guitar), Bob Ashley (piano) and Garry Peterson (b. 26 May 1945; drums). Their first single, Tribute To Buddy Holly, was released on the Canadian American label in Canada in 1962. Singles for the Quality and Reo labels followed. By 1965 the group had changed its name to Chad Allan And The Expressions and recorded a cover of Johnny Kidd And The Pirates Shakin All Over, released on Quality Records in Canada and picked up by Scepter Records in the USA. It became...