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The Guess Who
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The Guess Who is a Canadian rock band formed in Winnipeg in 1965. The group originally consisted of Chad Allan (lead vocals/guitar), Bob Ashley (keyboards), Randy Bachman (guitars, backing vocals), Jim Kale (bass, backing vocals), and Garry Peterson (drums, backing vocals), and played under a variety of different names: Chad Allen and the Silvertones / Reflections / Expressions. Their record company, in a ploy to generate excitement, released a single credited to "Guess Who?" and the name stuck even after the band's true identity was revealed. By the end of 1966, both Allen and Ashley had left, and Burton Cummings (keyboards) joined, with Bachman taking over on lead vocals. The group was stable and successful until 1970, when Bachman left to form Bachman-Turner Overdrive. The group met with declining success after that point, and disbanded in 1975. Starting in 1977, reunions of various old and new members began, and Kale took up legal ownership of the name. Over the subsequent decades, Kale and Peterson have been the most prominent members, with Kale bowing out in 2016 for health reasons.
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Releases on file (21)
The Guess Who — The Future IS What It Used to Be The Guess Who — The Future IS What It Used to Be
((Not on label) no#, 2018, CD)
The Guess Who — Liberty (AKA Lonely One) The Guess Who — Liberty (AKA Lonely One)
(Intersound 9158, 1995, CD)
The Guess Who — Now and Not Then The Guess Who — Now and Not Then
(Line LICD 600018 E, 1981/2017, CD)
The Guess Who — All This for a Song The Guess Who — All This for a Song
(Unidisc UBK-4133, 1979/2005, CD)
The Guess Who — Guess Who's Back The Guess Who — Guess Who's Back
(Unidisc UBK4132, 1978/2005, CD)
The Guess Who — Power in the Music The Guess Who — Power in the Music
(Iconoclasssic ICON 1038, 1975/2013, CD)
The Guess Who — Flavours The Guess Who — Flavours
(Iconoclassic ICON 1022, 1974/2011, CD)
The Guess Who — Road Food The Guess Who — Road Food
(Iconoclassic ICON 1029, 1974/2012, CD)
The Guess Who — #10 The Guess Who — #10
(Iconoclassic ICON 1028, 1973/2012, CD)
The Guess Who — ARtificial Paradise The Guess Who — ARtificial Paradise
(Iconoclassic ICON 1018, 1973/2010, CD)
The Guess Who — Live at the Paramount The Guess Who — Live at the Paramount
(Buddha 74465 99753 2, 1972/2000, CD)
The Guess Who — Rockin' The Guess Who — Rockin'
(Iconoclassic ICON 1016, 1972/2012, CD)
The Guess Who — So Long, Bannatyne The Guess Who — So Long, Bannatyne
(RCA Victor 06192-10615-2, 1971/1989, CD)
The Guess Who — American Woman The Guess Who — American Woman
(Buddha 74465 99734 2, 1970/2000, CD)
The Guess Who — Share the Land The Guess Who — Share the Land
(Buddha 74465 99762 2, 1970/2000, CD)
The Guess Who — The Way They Were The Guess Who — The Way They Were
(RCA Victor APL1-1778, 1970/1976, LP)
The Guess Who — Canned Wheat The Guess Who — Canned Wheat
(RCA Victor CCD 4157, 1969/1997, CD)
The Guess Who — Wheatfield Soul The Guess Who — Wheatfield Soul
(RCA Victor 4141-2-R, 1969/1989, CD)
The Guess Who? — It's Time The Guess Who? — It's Time
(True North TNMD 0142, 1966/1997, CD)
Guess Who? - Chad Allen & the Expressions — Hey Ho (What You Do to Me) Guess Who? - Chad Allen & the Expressions — Hey Ho (What You Do to Me)
(True North TNMD0141, 1965/1997, CD)
Guess Who? - Chad Allen & the Expressions — Shakin' All Over Guess Who? - Chad Allen & the Expressions — Shakin' All Over
(True North TNMD 0140, 1965/1997, CD)

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