Read our, I'm a print subscriber, link to my account, Avoid the use of toxic and offensive language. A. Bachman: I was in a band called Chad Allan and the Reflections, and we had a (cover) hit called “Shakin’ All Over.” We couldn’t use the name Reflections because another band had it, so the record label told us to get another name. Comments that violate our community guidelines will not be posted. Allan, centre, is seen in this … Allan Kobel (Chad Allan) is a third year science student at United College. 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This was changed to Chad Allan and the Reflections in 1962, by which point the band consisted of five Winnipeg-born musicians: Chad Allan (lead vocals/guitar), Bob Ashley (keyboards), … B. Brotherhood Of Man. Soon after, Kale found out that the name the Guess Who had never been registered; he promptly drove back to Winnipeg to register it, and maintains control of the band name to this day, sometimes performing without any other original members of the band. In 2018 Sarzo and Devin were again subbing for Kale when Kale announced that he was retiring from the road for good and that Sarzo would be his permanent successor. History Early years (1958–1965) The Guess Who started out as a local Winnipeg band formed by singer/guitarist Chad Allan in 1958 and initially called Al and the Silvertones. The band's debut single ("Tribute To Buddy Holly") was released on Canadian-American Records in 1962. . 22 in the United States (where Quality had licensed the track to the American Scepter label), and No. Richardson, who produced their material on A Wild Pair, signed the group to his production company and record label Nimbus 9 (which handled their Canadian releases) and mortgaged his house to finance the group's next batch of recordings in September 1968, which would become the album Wheatfield Soul (March 1969) and included the ballad "These Eyes". From 1965 Canada's great "Chad Allan & The Expressions" "The Guess Who" B.C. I had written songs to suit Chad Allan’s voice and now I … In 1971, Allan teamed up once more with his old friend Bachman, who had also left the Guess Who. March 31, 1965 “Shakin’ All Over” by Guess Who? Ralph Watts, who had been recording engineer on Guess Who's Back, joined the band on the road on guitar and keyboards during the second half of 1978 but left after being offered the house engineer position with Century 21 Recording Studios. 1981 Jim Kale, Brent DeJarlais, Dale Russell, 1981 Jim Kale, Brent DesJarlais, David Inglis, Brian Tataryn, Ken Curry, 1981 Jim Kale, Brent DesJarlais, Brian Tataryn, Ken Curry, 1983 Jim Kale, Dale Russell, Sonnie Bernardi, Mike Hanford, Trevor Balicky, 1985 Jim Kale, Dale Russell, Sonnie Bernardi, Mike Hanford, Bob Fuhr, 1986 Jim Kale, Dale Russell, Sonnie Bernardi, Terry Read, Kenny Carter, 1987 Jim Kale, Dale Russell, Sonnie Bernardi, Mike Hanford, Kenny Carter, 1987 Jim Kale, Garry Peterson, Dale Russell, Mike Hanford, Kenny Carter, 1989 Jim Kale, Garry Peterson, Dale Russell, Kenny Carter, Tom Whinnery, 1990 Jim Kale, Garry Peterson, Dale Russell, Terry Hatty, Leonard Shaw, 1997 Jim Kale, Garry Peterson, Dale Russell, Carl Dixon, Leonard Shaw. If you would like to write a letter to the editor, please forward it to letters@globeandmail.com. [4] In 2002, Randy Bachman, Burton Cummings, Garry Peterson, Donnie McDougall and Bill Wallace received the Governor General's Performing Arts Award for Lifetime Artistic Achievement for the Guess Who's contribution to popular music in Canada. Randy Bachman, who had founded both the Guess Who and Brave Belt with Chad Allan, told Elmore: “Chad Allan wanted to stay home. Quality Records credited the single only to "Guess Who?" Professional musical career The Guess Who. Same for the spare intro. 1998 Garry Peterson, Dale Russell, Carl Dixon, Leonard Shaw, 2000 Dale Russell, Leonard Shaw, Carl Dixon, Ken "Spider" Sinnaeve, Charlie Cooley, 2004 Carl Dixon, Jim Kale, Bobby Bilan, Garry Peterson, Leonard Shaw, 2006 Carl Dixon, Jim Kale, Laurie MacKenzie, Garry Peterson, Leonard Shaw, 2008 Derek Sharp, Jim Kale, Laurie MacKenzie, Garry Peterson, Leonard Shaw, 2014 Derek Sharp, Jim Kale, Will Evankovich, Garry Peterson, Leonard Shaw, This page was last edited on 26 December 2020, at 19:54. in the United States) and video at the Canadian National Exhibition bandshell on June 29, 1983. This line-up lasted only a few months; Allan was now having difficulties singing properly and left in May 1966 to re-enroll in college, leaving Cummings to be the full-time lead singer. Allan formed his first band Al and the Silvertones while attending high school in Winnipeg in 1958. Leskiw left the band suddenly, after a show in Corpus Christi, Texas on March 17, 1972, after differences with Cummings. The Guess Who first went big with "These Eyes" (#6 Pop). In 1997 former Coney Hatch singer and guitarist Carl Dixon joined the Guess Who as lead singer, a position he held for eight years in total; Kale stepped down from touring later in 1998, and bassist Ken "Spider" Sinnaeve (ex-Streetheart) was called in as his successor. The reunion band embarked on a cross-Canada and US tour beginning in 2000, although health problems precluded Kale's involvement. Randy Bachman and drummer Garry Peterson joined in 1962, when the group’s name was changed to Chad Allan & The Reflections. After a 1983 reunion of the "Classic Four" (see below), Cummings resumed his solo work, Bachman took Peterson with him for a Bachman-Turner Overdrive reunion album and tour and Kale once again resumed touring with various musicians under the Guess Who banner. The albums Share the Land (October 1970) and The Best of The Guess Who (April 1971) also achieved gold status for the band. [11] Winter became a songwriting collaborator with Cummings. [14] The album was available for purchase only through mail-order for the price of 10 Coca-Cola bottle cap liners and $1 (to cover shipping expenses). Dixon also performed as lead singer January 22, 2016 in Albuquerque. C. The Randy Bachman Explosion ... Canned Wheat. In the late 1950s, Allan formed a band called The Silvertones with other Winnipeg teenagers, including bassist Jim Kale. [33] Both shows with Dixon at the helm were sold out. 39 on the Billboard Hot 100 list),[23] pulling the band out of their career slump, albeit temporarily. In their late 60s and early 70s heyday, the guys took influence from late period British invasion bands as well as stuck alongside them on the charts. Terry Read (formerly with the Lyme) came in briefly to sub for Hanford in 1986. Bachman was replaced by two Winnipeg guitarists: Kurt Winter, from the band Brother,[20] and Greg Leskiw from the band Wild Rice. 1972 Burton Cummings, Donnie McDougall, Garry Peterson, 1977 Jim Kale, Garry Peterson, Kurt Winter, Donnie McDougall, 1979 Randy Bachman, Burton Cummings, Garry Peterson, Bill Wallace (one time only appearance for the CBC TV special, 1983 Randy Bachman, Burton Cummings, Jim Kale, Garry Peterson, 1999 Randy Bachman, Burton Cummings, Jim Kale, Garry Peterson (one show), 2000 Randy Bachman, Burton Cummings, Jim Kale, Donnie McDougall, Garry Peterson (one show), 2000 Randy Bachman, Burton Cummings, Don McDougall, Garry Peterson, Bill Wallace (to end 07/31/03), 1977 Jim Kale, Vance Masters, Kurt Winter, Donnie McDougall, 1978 Jim Kale, Vance Masters, Kurt Winter, Donnie McDougall, David Inglis (, 1978 Jim Kale, Vance Masters, Donnie McDougall, David Inglis, Ralph Watts, 1979 David Inglis, Jim Kale, Vance Masters, Donnie McDougall (, 1979 Vance Masters, Donnie McDougall, Bobby Bilan, Brian Sellar, Jimmy Grabowski. The Groundhogs. [7], Unwilling to participate in the resulting long tours through western Canada, southern Ontario and the United States, Bob Ashley left the group in late 1965. This is a space where subscribers can engage with each other and Globe staff. (the Crew Cuts from Toronto had a long-running US No. In 1989, Tom Whinnery stepped in for Hanford but was himself replaced by keyboardist/flautist/saxophonist Leonard "Lewsh" Shaw (from Ian Thomas's band) in 1990. The album featured the double-sided hit single "Laughing" / "Undun" along with the initial recording of the song "No Time".[18][11]. Initial international success (1969–1970), Personnel changes and continued success (1970–1975), Chad Allan & the Expressions (Guess Who?). Four new studio recordings were also made with overdubbed audience noise. This change in the lineup made Garry Peterson the last remaining original member in the band. The albums with Troiano, Flavours (October 1974) and Power in the Music (July 1975),[9] were jazzier and more progressive than the band's earlier recordings; Cummings, unhappy with the change, decided to pursue a solo career and the Guess Who broke up in October 1975.[24][25]. Scoop a new vibe in the numbers and do today’s Daily Soduku. The song was an homage to disc jockey Wolfman Jack, who lent his voice to the recording. Born Chad Allen Lazzari on the 5th June 1974, in Cerritos, California USA, Chad is an award-winning actor, probably best known to the world for portraying David Witherspoon in the TV drama series “Our House” (1986-1988), then Zach Nichols in the TV comedy series “My Two Dads” (1989-1990), and as Matthew Cooper in the TV drama series “Dr. Charlie Morgan (ex-Elton John and Orleans) filled in on drums for Peterson at this show.[32]. In 1960, Bachman and Chad Allan co-founded Al and The Silvertones in Winnipeg. On May 26, 2001 the band members received honorary doctorates at Brandon University in Brandon, Manitoba. This song, released in January 1969, became the group's first Top 10 US hit for their new label, RCA Records. Chad Allan was just my stage name at that time but I changed it legally in the early '70s -- my legal name is now actually Chad Allan. In the meantime, the Dixon/Shaw/Russell/Sinnaeve lineup continued to tour, finishing already booked dates with drummer Charlie Cooley filling in for Peterson. He writes material for the group, plays rhythm guitar, and sings. [32] Fitz, then Sarzo, returned on bass for the group's 2017 dates. A Hand Injury. 1 hit in Canada in 1965. While the Guess Who did have several hits in America, they were superstars in their home country of Canada during the 1960s and early '70s. Well, that and the fact that the band’s original singer Chad Allan left, and Burton Cummings took his place. The Guess Who is a Canadian rock band, formed in Winnipeg in 1965. In November 1977 CBC approached the band about a reunion. Chad Allan and the Reflections: Jimmy Kale - Chad Allan - Randy Bachman Town and Country Lounge - 1964. That same year, Burton Cummings joined the group, replacing keyboardist Bob Ashley, and Allan left the band shortly thereafter. In the fall of 1983, Russell and Bernardi joined Kale, as well as singer Trevor Balicky and keyboardist Mike Hanford (from the '60s Winnipeg band Gettysbyrg Address). [11] The band played their next show in Fort Worth as a quartet before flying in Donnie McDougall (from the bands Mother Tucker's Yellow Duck and Vicious Circle) from Winnipeg for the next gig in Phoenix on March 19. Hennessey said Allan's family is asking for privacy at this time. A new Guess Who studio album on Aquarius, Liberty (also issued as Lonely One on the US Intersound label), with Terry Hatty singing, was released in July 1995. A. 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