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Thomas William Cochrane OC OM (/kɒkˈreɪn/ kok-RAYN; born May 14, 1953) is a Canadian musician known as the front man for the Canadian rock band Red Rider, and for his work as a solo singer-songwriter.[1] Cochrane has won eight Juno Awards.[2] He is a member of the Canadian Music Hall of Fame,[3] an officer of the Order of Canada,[4] and has an honorary doctorate from Brandon University. In September 2009 he was inducted onto the Canadian Walk of Fame.[5] Cochrane has also been recognized for his significant charitable work.

Contents

1 Biography

1.1 Early life 1.2 Red Rider 1.3 Solo career 1.4 Today

2 Honours 3 Charity 4 Discography

4.1 Albums

4.1.1 Solo 4.1.2 Compilation albums (solo) 4.1.3 With Red Rider 4.1.4 Compilation albums (with Red Rider)

4.2 Singles

4.2.1 Solo 4.2.2 With Red Rider

5 Music videos 6 Awards 7 Additional career highlights 8 See also 9 References 10 External links

Biography[edit]

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Early life[edit] Cochrane was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba
Manitoba
and raised in Lynn Lake, Manitoba, to Violet and Tuck Cochrane, a bush pilot. The family relocated to Acton, Ontario, when Tom was four years old and later to Etobicoke, Ontario. He purchased his first guitar at age 11 by selling a toy train set. Cochrane attended Martingrove Collegiate Institute
Martingrove Collegiate Institute
in the late 1960s. In the early 1970s, Tom was performing in coffee houses across Canada. He eventually made his way to Los Angeles where he found a job writing theme music for the movie My Pleasure Is My Business, the Xaviera Hollander
Xaviera Hollander
story. Unable to find steady income from music, Cochrane returned to Toronto, where he drove a taxi cab and later took a job on a Caribbean cruise liner. Red Rider[edit] After meeting at the El Mocambo
El Mocambo
tavern in Toronto, Cochrane joined the Canadian rock
Canadian rock
band Red Rider
Red Rider
in 1978 and served as their lead singer and main songwriter for more than ten years. Red Rider
Red Rider
included Ken Greer, Jeff Jones, Peter Boynton and Rob Baker. Bruce Allen managed the band from their debut until 1985. Cochrane recorded six studio albums with Red Rider
Red Rider
plus a live album, a best of album, and a box set. By 1986, the band was billed as " Tom Cochrane
Tom Cochrane
& Red Rider". He would later refer to this period of his career as a stretch of "manageable success" before the release of Mad Mad World.[6] In 2002, Cochrane reunited with his former Red Rider
Red Rider
bandmates Greer and Jones and continues to perform with them today. A complete listing of Red Rider's recordings is included below. Solo career[edit] Already a household name in Canada from his time with Red Rider, Cochrane launched his solo career in 1991 with the release of the song "Life Is a Highway." The single became a global success and was followed by the release of his Mad Mad World
Mad Mad World
album, which would reach the six million mark in worldwide sales. The albums Ragged Ass Road, Songs of a Circling Spirit, X-Ray Sierra
X-Ray Sierra
and No Stranger
No Stranger
followed. Today[edit] An avid golfer, pilot, and hockey buff, Cochrane currently lives in Oakville, Ontario
Oakville, Ontario
with his wife Kathleen. He spends summers at his cottage/studio on the shores of Georgian Bay in Northern Ontario
Northern Ontario
and winters part-time at his home outside of Austin, Texas. Tom and his wife Kathleene have two daughters, Cody and Evanne. Cochrane continues to tour and perform in Canada where he remains a popular live act. In 2006, the group Rascal Flatts
Rascal Flatts
charted in the top 10 of the Hot 100 with a cover of Tom Cochrane's "Life Is a Highway," which they recorded for the Pixar
Pixar
film Cars. Although "Life Is a Highway" was not released to country radio, several country stations began playing the song, causing it to chart within the top 20 of Hot Country Songs. Chris Ledoux
Chris Ledoux
also had a country hit with "Life Is A Highway". In October, 2016, Cochrane celebrated the twenty-fifth anniversary of his Mad Mad World
Mad Mad World
album with the announcement of the release of a special edition of the album, featuring a demo recording of Love is a Highway, the working title of Life is a Highway, as well as a second disc featuring a live performance from a 1992 Chicago stop on the tour supporting the album. The celebration will continue into 2017 with a cross-country tour, with Meghan Patrick and Nice Horse,[7] and the release of a coffee table book about the album.[8] The Manitoba provincial government recently named a section of a highway near his hometown of Lynn Lake after the hit "Life Is a Highway." The stretch of Highway 391 is being renamed Tom Cochrane's Life of a Highway. This is part of a series of Honours for the musician's influence on Canadian music.[9] Honours[edit]

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Canadian Music Hall of Fame induction: Cochrane was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame in 2003 for outstanding contribution to the greater recognition of Canadian music.[10] The ceremony took place April 5, 2003, at Casino du Lac-Leamy in Gatineau, Quebec. The following night, Cochrane was honoured for his induction in a speech by Jeff Healey
Jeff Healey
at the Juno Awards
Juno Awards
at the Corel Centre (now Canadian Tire Centre in Ottawa). Cochrane closed the show by performing a medley of his hits and was joined onstage by host Shania Twain
Shania Twain
for the final song, "Life Is a Highway".[11] Order of Canada: In April 2008, Cochrane received one of the highest honours for a Canadian citizen when he was invested as an officer of the Order of Canada
Order of Canada
(the level companion of the Order of Canada
Order of Canada
is the highest honour, and several people originally invested as officers have been promoted to companions for continued contributions to charity and the arts, among other fields).[12] Cochrane was honoured for a lifetime of charity work, his contribution to the arts and for being unabashedly Canadian. Canada's Walk of Fame: In September 2009, Cochrane was inducted onto Canada's Walk of Fame.[13] The induction was highlighted by a two-hour nationally televised gala at Toronto's Four Season's Center for the Performing Arts. Anne Murray
Anne Murray
hosted the event which also included the inductions of Kim Cattrall, Raymond Burr, Blue Rodeo, Dsquared2, Howie Mandel, Robert Munsch
Robert Munsch
and Chantal Petitclerc. Honorary colonel: In November 2007, Cochrane was formally invested as an honorary colonel (HCol) by the Royal Canadian Air Force's 409 "Nighthawks" Tactical Fighter Squadron. As part of his investiture weekend, Cochrane experienced his second flight in a CF-18. Honorary doctorate: In May 2005, Cochrane received an honorary doctorate from Brandon University
Brandon University
in Brandon, Manitoba. In addition, musician James Ehnes, journalist Henry Champ and actress Shirley Douglas received honorary doctorates from the university at the spring convocation held May 28, 2005. Canadian Music Industry Hall of Fame Tom Cochrane
Tom Cochrane
was inducted on May 9, 2014, Gil Moore formerly of the band Triumph made the presentation.[14] Canadian Music Industry Humanitarian Award: In March 2005, Cochrane received the Humanitarian Award at the Canadian Music Industry Association's (CMIA) gala dinner in Toronto
Toronto
during the annual Canadian Music Week Festival. Allan Waters Humanitarian Award: In April 2013, Tom Cochrane
Tom Cochrane
received the award at the 2013 Juno Awards
Juno Awards
gala dinner. Henry H. Knowles Humanitarian Award In May 2014, Tom Cochrane
Tom Cochrane
received this award from OPSEU. Order of Manitoba
Manitoba
In July 2015 Tom Cochrane
Tom Cochrane
received the Order Of Manitoba.[15] On October 31, 2016, the provincial legislature of Manitoba
Manitoba
announced a 322-kilometre section of PR 391 connecting Lynn Lake and Thompson would be renamed Tom Cochrane’s Life Is A Highway.[16] Charity[edit] Cochrane has been a longtime supporter of World Vision
World Vision
and has traveled to Africa several times. He has also served as the honorary chairman of the SuperWalk for Parkinsons
Parkinsons
and has been a proud supporter of WSPA, War Child, Amnesty International, and the Make Poverty History campaign.[citation needed] Canada For Asia: On January 13, 2005, Cochrane, his wife Kathleene and Alex Lifeson
Alex Lifeson
spearheaded a benefit concert in support of tsunami relief in Asia. 150 Canadian stars appeared including Anne Murray, Bryan Adams, Blue Rodeo, The Tragically Hip, Oscar Peterson, Celine Dion, Rush and Barenaked Ladies. The concert, which was produced and televised by CBC TV, raised over $4 million in pledges.[citation needed] Live 8
Live 8
Concert: On July 2, 2005, Cochrane kicked off the Canadian edition of the Live 8
Live 8
benefit concerts in Barrie, Ontario performing his hits "Life Is A Highway" and "No Regrets". The Live 8
Live 8
concerts took place in the G8 states and in South Africa to pressure world leaders to drop the debt of the world's poorest nations, increase and improve aid, and negotiate fair trade rules in the interest of the poorest countries.[17][18] Winnipeg
Winnipeg
Key to the City: On June 12, 2012, Tom Cochrane
Tom Cochrane
received Winnipeg, Manitoba's, key to the city.[19] ALS Awareness Cochrane has been a supporter of his wife who is active in fundraising concerts for ALS awareness. Cochrane's father died of Parkinson's disease. Discography[edit]

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Albums[edit] Solo[edit]

1974: Hang on to Your Resistance 1991: Mad Mad World 1995: Ragged Ass Road 1999: X-Ray Sierra 2006: No Stranger 2015: Take It Home

Compilation albums (solo)[edit]

1997: Songs of a Circling Spirit

With Red Rider[edit]

1979: Don't Fight It 1981: As Far as Siam 1983: Neruda 1984: Breaking Curfew 1986: Tom Cochrane
Tom Cochrane
& Red Rider
Red Rider
(as Tom Cochrane
Tom Cochrane
& Red Rider) 1988: Victory Day (as Tom Cochrane
Tom Cochrane
& Red Rider) 1989: The Symphony Sessions (as Tom Cochrane
Tom Cochrane
& Red Rider)

Compilation albums (with Red Rider)[edit]

1987: Over 60 Minutes with Red Rider 1989: Anthology 1980–1987 1993: Ashes to Diamonds (3-CD boxed set) 2002: Trapeze: The Collection

Singles[edit] Solo[edit]

Release date Title Chart peak Album

Canada RPM 100 US Hot 100 US Mainstream Rock

1973 "You're Driving Me Crazy (Faith Healers)" 71 — — Hang on to Your Resistance

1974 "Charlie Was a Dancer" — — —

1976 "Sail On" — — — Non-album single

1991 "Life Is a Highway" 1 6 6 Mad Mad World

"No Regrets" 3 — 7

1992 "Sinking Like a Sunset" 2 — —

"Mad Mad World" 25 — —

"Washed Away" 7 88 —

"Bigger Man" 45 — —

1995 "I Wish You Well" 1 101 — Ragged Ass Road

"Wildest Dreams" 5 — —

1996 "Dreamer's Dream" 4 — —

"Crawl" 11 — —

1997 "Lunatic Fringe" 70 — — Songs of a Circling Spirit

"Good Man Feeling Bad" 46 — —

1999 "I Wonder" 86 — — X-Ray Sierra

"Willie Dixon Said" 30 — —

"Stonecutter's Arms" — — —

"Heartbreak Girl" — — —

2005 "Christmas All The Time" — — — Non-album single

2006 "Didn't Mean" — — — No Stranger

"The Party's Not Over" — — —

2007 "Out of My Head" — — —

"Northern Star" — — —

2014 "Sunday Afternoon Hang" — — — Take It Home

"Diamonds" — — —

"—" denotes a single that didn't chart

With Red Rider[edit]

Release date Title Chart peak Album

Canada RPM 100 US Hot 100 US Mainstream Rock

1980 "White Hot" 20 48 — Don't Fight It

"Don't Fight It" 75 103 —

1981 "What Have You Got to Do" 42 — — As Far as Siam

"Lunatic Fringe" — — 11

1983 "Human Race" 29 — 11 Neruda

"Power (Strength in Numbers)" — — 13

"Crack the Sky (Breakaway)" — — 39

1984 "Young Thing, Wild Dreams (Rock Me)" 44 71 13 Breaking Curfew

"Breaking Curfew" 93 — —

1986 "Boy Inside the Man" 25 — 17 Tom Cochrane
Tom Cochrane
& Red Rider

"The Untouchable One" 70 — 48

1987 "One More Time (Some Old Habits)" 85 — —

"Ocean Blues (Emotion Blue)" 88 — —

1988 "Big League" 4 — 9 Victory Day

1989 "Good Times" 2 — —

"Victory Day" 32 — —

"Different Drummer" 67 — —

"White Hot" (Live) 50 — — The Symphony Sessions

1990 "Bird on a Wire" (Live) 88 — —

2002 "Just Like Ali" — — — Trapeze: The Collection

"Pictures from the Edge" — — —

"—" denotes a single that didn't chart

Music videos[edit]

Year Video Director

1981 "Lunatic Fringe"

1983 "Light In the Tunnel / Human Race"

1983 "Winner Take All"

1984 "Young Thing, Wild Dreams (Rock Me)"

1986 "Boy Inside the Man"

1986 "Ocean Blues (Emotion Blue)"

1986 "The Untouchable One"

1988 "Good Times"

1988 "Victory Day"

1991 "Life Is a Highway"[20] David Storey

1992 "No Regrets"[citation needed] Curtis Wehrfritz[citation needed]

1992 "Sinking Like a Sunset"

1992 "Mad Mad World"

1992 "Washed Away"

1995 "I Wish You Well"

1995 "Wildest Dreams"[citation needed] George Dougherty[citation needed]

1995 "Dreamer's Dream"

1999 "I Wonder"

2014 "Sunday Afternoon Hang"[citation needed] Stephano Barberis[citation needed]

Awards[edit]

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Juno Awards:

2003 – Canadian Music Hall of Fame Inductee 1992 – Songwriter of the Year 1992 – Male Vocalist of the Year 1992 – Single of the Year ("Life Is A Highway") 1992 – Album of the Year (Mad Mad World) 1987 – Composer of the Year 1987 – Group of the Year ( Tom Cochrane
Tom Cochrane
& Red Rider)

Juno Award
Juno Award
nominations:

2008 – Adult Alternative Album of the Year (No Stranger) 2000 – Best Male Artist 1996 – Male Vocalist of the Year 1996 – Album of the Year (Ragged Ass Road) 1993 – Songwriter of the Year 1993 – Best Selling Album [Foreign or Domestic] (Mad Mad World) 1993 – Canadian Entertainer of the Year 1992 – Producer of the Year ("All the King's Men") 1990 – Group of the Year ( Tom Cochrane
Tom Cochrane
& Red Rider) 1990 – Album of the Year ( Tom Cochrane
Tom Cochrane
& Red Rider
Red Rider
– Victory Day) 1990 – Canadian Entertainer of the Year ( Tom Cochrane
Tom Cochrane
& Red Rider) 1989 – Group of the Year ( Tom Cochrane
Tom Cochrane
& Red Rider) 1989 – Canadian Entertainer of the Year ( Tom Cochrane
Tom Cochrane
& Red Rider) 1987 – Composer of the Year 1987 – Canadian Entertainer of the Year ( Tom Cochrane
Tom Cochrane
& Red Rider)

Grammy
Grammy
nominations

1993 – Life Is A Highway
Life Is A Highway
(Best Rock Vocal performance)

ASCAP
ASCAP
Awards

1993 – Pop Music Award (Life Is A Highway) 2007 – Most Airplay Award (Life Is A Highway)

SOCAN Awards

2008 – Country Award ( Life Is A Highway
Life Is A Highway
– Rascall Flatts version) 2003 – National Achievement Award 2003 – Classic Award ("Life Is A Highway") 1997 – Pop Music Award ("Dreamer's Dream" and "Wildest Dreams") 1996 – Pop Music Award ("I Wish You Well") 1993 – Pop Music Award ("No Regrets") 1992 – Pop Music Award ("Life Is A Highway")

Television and movies

"Lunatic Fringe"- Matthew Modine film Vision Quest "Lunatic Fringe"- Smugglers Blues episode of Miami Vice
Miami Vice
feat. Glenn Frey "Human Race"- Miami Vice "Not So Far Away"- Keanu Reeves film Bill and Ted's Excellent Adventure "Vacation (In My Mind)"- Baywatch. "Friendly Advice"- Used in a bar scene in Melrose Place. "Ragged Ass Road"- Due South "Life is a Highway"- used in the film Cheaper by the Dozen "Life is a Highway"- Disney/ Pixar
Pixar
Cars "Life Is a Highway"- American Idol
American Idol
several occasions "Life Is a Highway"- Canadian Idol "Life Is a Highway"- Nashville Star "Big League"- Canadian Idol "Life Is a Highway"- Clash of the Choirs "Life Is a Highway"- 2008 "Employee Transfer" episode of The Office

Additional career highlights[edit]

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In 1985, Cochrane participated in the recording of the Northern Lights song "Tears Are Not Enough" with proceeds to Ethiopian famine relief. In 1987, Cochrane produced the Grapes of Wrath's second album "Treehouse". It became their breakthrough album and included the hit song "Peace of Mind". In 1992, Cochrane sang the Canadian national anthem before game 2 of the 1992 World Series
1992 World Series
at Fulton County Stadium
Fulton County Stadium
in Atlanta when The Toronto
Toronto
Blue Jays beat The Atlanta Braves
Atlanta Braves
5–4 on their way to winning their first World Series. In the fall of 1989 Tom made his first of many trips to Africa with the faith based non-governmental organization World Vision In the 1990s, Cochrane performed at the Kumbaya Festivals in Toronto. The annual concerts were AIDS/HIV fundraisers organized by singer/songwriter Molly Johnson. On September 4, 1995, Cochrane's "I Wish You Well" became the first Canadian song to debut at #1 on the RPM Canadian Pop Charts. in 1999, Country singer Chris Ledoux
Chris Ledoux
released a version of Cochrane's "Life Is a Highway". In June 1999, Cochrane was involved in a light plane crash in Montreal, after his plane's engine stalled just after take-off. No one was injured. In November 2002, Cochrane performed his song "Just Like Ali" before the legendary Muhammad Ali
Muhammad Ali
during a halftime event at a Toronto Argonauts CFL game at Skydome in Toronto. In December 2003, Cochrane traveled to Kabul
Kabul
as the key musical guest for a CBC special called, Rick Mercer's Christmas in Kabul. In 2005, Cochrane released the Holiday song "Christmas All The Time". On January 13, 2005, Cochrane and his wife Kathleene spearheaded the "Canada For Asia" benefit concert in support of tsunami relief in Asia. The concert, which was produced and televised by CBC TV, raised over $4 million in pledges. On July 2, 2005, Cochrane kicked off the Canadian edition of the Live 8 benefit concerts in Barrie, Ontario, performing his hits "Life Is A Highway" and "No Regrets". The Live 8
Live 8
concerts took place in the G8 states and in South Africa to pressure world leaders to drop the debt of the world's poorest nations, increase and improve aid, and negotiate fair trade rules in the interest of the poorest countries. In 2006, Rascal Flatts
Rascal Flatts
recorded Cochrane's "Life Is A Highway" for the animated Disney
Disney
motion picture "Cars". The song became a major hit on both the Pop and Country charts in the U.S. and Canada. Cochrane joined Rascal Flatts
Rascal Flatts
onstage to perform "Life Is A Highway" before a sold-out crowd at Rexall Place in Edmonton on February 24, 2007. "Life Is A Highway" was also performed on "America's Got Talent" by Jason Pritchett in the Semi-final round in July 2007. In 2007, Score Golf Magazine ranked Cochrane as Canada's #1 celebrity musician golfer. His close friends Gil Moore of Triumph and Alex Lifeson of Rush were ranked #2 and #4 respectively. In December 2007, Cochrane inducted Canadian Superstar Gordon Lightfoot into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame at a ceremony in Toronto. Cochrane performed Lightfoot's "Early Morning Rain" during the tribute. In February 2008, Cochrane and John Mellencamp
John Mellencamp
toured Canada together performing at major arenas as part of a 12-date double-bill. At the 2008 Juno Awards, Cochrane inducted Triumph into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame. Cochrane's longtime friend Gil Moore is a member of the recently reunited Canadian rock
Canadian rock
band. In 2008 & 2009, Cochrane performed free concerts at the Glen Abbey Golf Club in Toronto
Toronto
during the RBC Canadian Open
RBC Canadian Open
PGA Tournament. In 2008, Cochrane recorded "Old Man" for the Neil Young
Neil Young
tribute album "Borrowed Tunes II". In October 2008, Cochrane performed his song "Big League" at the Vancouver Canucks
Vancouver Canucks
home opener in honour of Luc Bourdon, a promising young defenseman killed in a motorcycle accident in June 2008. In July 2009, Cochrane was invited by his friend Mike Weir
Mike Weir
to play in the inaugural " Mike Weir
Mike Weir
Charity Classic" with Michael Jordan, Kevin Costner and several PGA Stars. In 2008 & 2009, Cochrane qualified for and participated in the Canadian Senior Men's Golf Championship, the Ontario Senior Men's Golf Championship and the Ontario Men's Mid-Amateur Championship. In September 2009, Cochrane was inducted onto Canada's Walk of Fame and received a star on the sidewalk in Toronto's theatre district. In October 2009, Cochrane's Life is a Highway
Life is a Highway
was voted #1 road song of all-time in the Econo Lodge "Travelin' Tunes" online survey of more than 20,000 people. On November 23, 2009, Cochrane received SOCAN awards for 5 of his songs reaching more than 100,000 plays on Canadian radio including Lunatic Fringe, Big League, Boy Inside The Man and I Wish You Well. On November 26, 2009, Cochrane joined World Vision
World Vision
President Dave Toycen to launch "Five for 5" campaign at a media event in Toronto. Cochrane urged Canadians to take 5 minutes to do 5 things to save a child's life. On December 12, 2009, Cochrane & Red Rider
Red Rider
performed at a massive outdoor celebration to conclude Day 44 of the Olympic Torch Relay
Olympic Torch Relay
on Parliament Hill
Parliament Hill
in Ottawa. Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper addressed the crowd during the event. On February 15, 2010, Cochrane & Red Rider
Red Rider
performed at Molson Canadian Hockey House in Vancouver
Vancouver
during the 2010 Olympic Games. Cochrane was part of a legion of Canadian Music Stars who performed in Vancouver
Vancouver
during the games. On February 18, 2010, Cochrane was invited to be a part of the charity recording remake of K'Naan's song Wavin' Flag
Wavin' Flag
in support of the victims of the earthquake in Haiti. Canadian Music Hall of Famer Bob Ezrin produced Young Artists for Haiti's version of the song featuring many of Canada's biggest names in music. The song debuted at #1 on the Canadian music charts in March 2010. On April 23, 2010, Cochrane performed at the 2010 Canadian Olympic Committee's Hall of Fame Induction dinner. Cochrane joined other Canadian stars including Sarah McLachlan, Simple Plan, Ginette Reno, the Canadian Tenors, Annie Villeneuve and Nikki Yanofsky. In April 2010, Canadian Country singer Jaydee Bixby's version of Cochrane's song Boy Inside the Man made the Top 20 on the Canadian Country Music charts. In May 2010, the debut CD by Andrew Cole, "Why We Wonder" is set for release. Cole is managed by Tom Cochrane's wife, Kathleene Cochrane. The album features a cover of Cochrane's "Out of My Head". In July 2012, Cochrane performed at the 20th annual Telus World Skins Game in Halifax, Nova Scotia in support of the IWK Health Centre Foundation. On July 14, 2015, Scott Walker, Republican Governor of Wisconsin, launched his presidential campaign as Republican Party nominee in Waukesha, Wisconsin using Rascal Flatts' version of "Life is a Highway" Cochrane requested that the song not be used again.

See also[edit]

Music of Canada
Music of Canada
portal

Music of Canada Canadian rock Canadian Music Hall of Fame List of diamond-certified albums in Canada

References[edit]

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Tom Cochrane
reflects on success of 'Life is a Highway'". The Toronto
Toronto
Star/The Canadian Press. Retrieved January 5, 2017.  ^ http://www.cranbrooktownsman.com/entertainment/414717413.html ^ http://www.tomcochrane.com/mmw25/ ^ http://www.ctvnews.ca/canada/life-is-a-highway-in-manitoba-stretch-of-road-honours-tom-cochrane-1.3139495 Retrieved November 22, 2016 ^ " Tom Cochrane
Tom Cochrane
– Canadian Music Hall Of Fame". canadianmusichalloffame.ca. Retrieved 2017-03-14.  ^ " Tom Cochrane
Tom Cochrane
- 2003". Canadian Music Hall of Fame.  ^ General, The Office of the Secretary to the Governor. "The Governor General of Canada". Retrieved 2017-03-14.  ^ "Tom Cochrane". www.canadaswalkoffame.com. Retrieved 2017-03-14.  ^ " Tom Cochrane
Tom Cochrane
Canadian Music Industry Hall of Fame Inductee Canadian Music and Broadcast Industry Awards". cmw.net. Retrieved 2017-03-14.  ^ "Jonathan Toews, Tom Cochrane
Tom Cochrane
among new Order of Manitoba
Manitoba
members". CBC News. Retrieved 2017-03-14.  ^ "Province of Manitoba
Manitoba
News Releases Tom Cochrane
Tom Cochrane
Honoured with `Life Is A' Highway Designation on PR 391 from Thompson to Lynn Lake". Province of Manitoba. Retrieved 2017-03-14.  ^ Brandle, L. (2005, June 11). UpFront: Global - Live Aid to Live 8: Bob Geldof Is Back, with Multi-City Anti-Poverty Concerts. Billboard - The International Newsweekly of Music, Video and Home Entertainment; New York, N. Y., 117(24), 7. ^ Curtis, J. (2005, August 5). Grapevine: Live 8
Live 8
for the G8 - Report from Barrie, Ontario. Goldmine; Iola, Wis., 31(16), 10. ^ Scene Staff, " Tom Cochrane
Tom Cochrane
collects keys to the city in Winnipeg
Winnipeg
" "it was part of a ceremony at city hall that recognizes June as ALS Awareness Month ... Cochrane has helped raise 1.9 million dollars playing charity concerts" CBC Manitoba
Manitoba
Scene 1. ^ ""Life Is a Highway" by Tom Cochrane". VH1. Retrieved September 30, 2011. 

External links[edit]

The Official website The Official Music website The Tom Cochrane
Tom Cochrane
website Tom Cochrane
Tom Cochrane
discography at Discogs Tom Cochrane
Tom Cochrane
at AllMusic

v t e

Tom Cochrane

Studio albums

Hang On to Your Resistance
Hang On to Your Resistance
(1974) Mad Mad World
Mad Mad World
(1991) Ragged Ass Road (1995) Songs of a Circling Spirit
Songs of a Circling Spirit
(1997) Xray Sierra
Xray Sierra
(1998) No Stranger
No Stranger
(2006) Take It Home (2015)

Songs

"Life Is a Highway"

v t e

Red Rider

Ken Greer Tom Cochrane Jeff Jones Davide Direnzo Tom Lewis

Rob Baker Peter Boynton Jon Checkowski Arvo Lepp Steve Sexton John Webster Ken "Spider" Sinnaeve Randall Coryell Peter Mueller Jamie Oakes Randall "Mongo" Stoll Troy Feener Bill Bell Gary Craig

Studio albums

Don't Fight It (1980) As Far as Siam
As Far as Siam
(1981) Neruda (1983) Breaking Curfew (1984) Tom Cochrane
Tom Cochrane
& Red Rider
Red Rider
(1986) Victory Day (1988) The Symphony Sessions (1989)

Compilation albums

Over 60 Minutes with Red Rider
Red Rider
(1987)

Singles

"Lunatic Fringe"

v t e

Juno Award
Juno Award
for Album of the Year (1980–1999)

1980s

1980: Anne Murray
Anne Murray
– New Kind of Feeling 1981: Anne Murray
Anne Murray
– Anne Murray's Greatest Hits 1982: Loverboy
Loverboy
– Loverboy 1983: Loverboy
Loverboy
– Get Lucky 1984: Bryan Adams
Bryan Adams
– Cuts Like a Knife 1985: Bryan Adams
Bryan Adams
– Reckless 1986: Glass Tiger
Glass Tiger
– The Thin Red Line 1987: Kim Mitchell
Kim Mitchell
– Shakin' Like a Human Being 1988: no award ceremony held 1989: Robbie Robertson
Robbie Robertson
– Robbie Robertson

1990s

1990: Alannah Myles
Alannah Myles
– Alannah Myles 1991: Celine Dion
Celine Dion
– Unison 1992: Tom Cochrane
Tom Cochrane
– Mad Mad World 1993: k.d. lang – Ingénue 1994: Neil Young
Neil Young
– Harvest Moon 1995: Celine Dion
Celine Dion
– The Colour of My Love 1996: Alanis Morissette
Alanis Morissette
– Jagged Little Pill 1997: The Tragically Hip
The Tragically Hip
– Trouble at the Henhouse 1998: Sarah McLachlan
Sarah McLachlan
– Surfacing 1999: Celine Dion
Celine Dion
– Let's Talk
Talk
About Love

(2000–2019)

Authority control

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