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The Guess Who

Inductee, Canadian Music Hall of Fame
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The Guess Who is a Canadian rock band, formed in Winnipeg in 1962. Initially gaining recognition in Canada, the group found international success from the late 1960s through the mid-1970s primarily under the leadership of songwriters Burton Cummings and Randy Bachman (later of Bachman–Turner Overdrive) and recorded many hit singles, including "No Time", "American Woman", "Laughing", "These Eyes", "Undun" and "Share the Land". Formed as a garage rock band, their musical style encompassed the pop rock and psychedelic rock genres.

The band was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame in 1987. 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. The band officially disbanded in 1975, with occasional reunions of the classic lineup since then. A band with one remaining original member, drummer Garry Peterson, continues to record and perform under the Guess Who name to this day.

Last Updated: August 17, 2020

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