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Tom Cochrane Is Playing Western Financial Place On Friday

Tom Cochrane Is Playing Western Financial Place On Friday

Thousands — no, scratch that — millions of people during the past 25 years have tapped their fingers, hummed, and smiled along to the joyful, ebullient rhythms and melodies of Tom Cochrane’s monster hit Life Is A Highway.

In Conversation With Tom Cochrane

In Conversation With Tom Cochrane

It was 1994, and I was packing up and heading to Europe to spend 6 months backpacking and finding myself.   As an 18-year-old Canadian I proudly donned the Canadian Flag on my bag and trekked the European countryside with only two cassette tapes to keep me company.  

Tom Cochrane brings good times to Kelowna

The sun was making its descent over a glittering Okanagan Lake as the audience began to take their seats amongst the lush grape groves and pink roses of CedarCreek Estate Winery’s picturesque pavilion. Any haze from the wildfires had burned off, and just in time, as August 27 marked the vineyard’s last show of their TELUS Sunset Concerts.

Cochrane Continues To Inspire The Masses

REGINA — Canadian music icon Tom Cochrane left an indelible impression in February performing at Casino Regina — the sold out show was so good that mere months later the venue has him coming back for another performance tonight.

Tom Cochrane To Receive The Order Of Manitoba

Tom Cochrane To Receive The Order Of Manitoba

Lynn Lake-born Canadian rock icon Tom Cochrane is one of 12 Manitobans who will receive the province’s highest honour – the Order of Manitoba – at a ceremony in July, Lt.-Gov. Philip Lee announced on Manitoba Day May 12.

Tom Cochrane At Massey Hall

Tom Cochrane At Massey Hall

You are never to old for rock-and-roll and Tom Cochrane and the sold-out Massey Hall audience proved that last night for 115-minutes as the 61-year-old Canadian played 20-songs from the early Red Rider days…

Good Times, Indeed, With Tom Cochrane And Red Rider

Good Times, Indeed, With Tom Cochrane And Red Rider

Canadian rocker Tom Cochrane cast his biggest hits into the warm glow of a softly rocking campfire set and then turned the heat way up during a superb performance at the National Arts Centre on Saturday.

Tom Cochrane’s hockey anthem has a place in Canadian hearts

Tom Cochrane’s Hockey Anthem Has A Place In Canadian Hearts

In 1988, Tom Cochrane and Red Rider, a well-travelled Canadian rock band with a handful of hits already on the air, released an album featuring a song about hockey. What made it unusual was its duality: An aspirational opening leading to an adrenaline-coated chorus, blending into what appeared to be a deeply depressing story.

Tom Cochrane returns home to Massey Hall

Tom Cochrane Returns Home To Massey Hall

If, as his signature hit suggests, life is a highway, Tom Cochrane’s road has led him many places before bringing him back home. The famed singer-songwriter is getting set to play Massey Hall in support of his new album, fittingly named “Take it Home”.

Tom Cochrane’s New Album, Casino NB Show Saturday

The last time Tom Cochrane was in these parts, it was for a good time, greatest hits set with Red Rider, coming on before Bruce Springsteen at Magnetic Hill. That show had the feeling of the celebrating past successes and shared memories…

Concert Review Tom Cochrane

Concert Review: Tom Cochrane

It might be early in his Take It Home tour but Tom Cochrane is in mid-season form. The 61-year-old Canadian icon stopped at the Casino Regina Show Lounge on Tuesday night -— it was the third show of the 14-date tour promoting his latest album Take It Hom

Tom Cochrane says new LP ‘Take It Home’ could be his last

Tom Cochrane Says New LP ‘Take It Home’ Could Be His Last

Canadian music icon Tom Cochrane is back in the race again, but for how long?

“This may be my last record, but I said that after the previous one as well,” says Cochrane during a recent one-on-one session at a country bar in Toronto’s entertainment district.

Cochrane Takes A Personal Journey Home

Cochrane Takes A Personal Journey Home

REGINA — Tom Cochrane knew that it was time to get to work on a new album.

The 61-year-old Canadian music icon unveiled Take It Home on Feb. 10, his first album of new material since No Stranger was released in 2006. According to promotional material for the new disc, Cochrane had “stepped off the music industry treadmill” following No Stranger.

Tom Cochrane On Harmonica Solos And Not Being Anxious For Attention

TORONTO — The twangy wheeze of the harmonica may not grace radios much these days, but Tom Cochrane remains a fan.

The 61-year-old’s signature hit “Life is a Highway” featured not one but two separate harmonica solos, totalling roughly 35 seconds of the song’s runtime.