Signing Randy Bachman's Vinyl Tap Stories (Penguin Group Canada).
This event is co-presented by CBC Manitoba and hosted by Larry Updike, host of CBC Radio One 89.3 FM/990 AMís Up to Speed.
Randy Bachman has been rolling out chart-topping songs his whole life and, since 2005, treating fans to a lifetime of stories on his hit CBC Radio show Randyís Vinyl Tap. This book collects some of the best.
Even with all his success Randy is "still that kid from Winnipeg," and his enthusiasm for great music is as strong as ever. Hear how after years of dreaming Randy finally got to see his musical heroes, The Shadows, play live, and then got to record a Shadows tribute song with longtime friend Neil Young. Encounters with celebrities and rock legends abound, but it is the music that is the driving force behind his extraordinary career, and what brings us back for more stories from Randyís Vinyl Tap.
Randy Bachman has become a legendary figure in the rock and roll world through his talents as a guitarist, songwriter, performer and producer. Known best for his work in The Guess Who and Bachman-Turner Overdrive, he has earned more than 120 gold and platinum album/singles awards around the world for performing and producing. He lives on Salt Spring Island in B.C.