The Guess Who discography

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This article is a discography of Canadian rock band The Guess Who.

Singles[edit]

Note that almost all of the band's early tracks, originally issued as by "Chad Allan and the Reflections", were later re-issued on albums that were jointly credited to "Chad Allan & the Expressions"/"Guess Who?" (i.e. both group names appeared on the album cover.)

Year Title Chart positions Album
Canada Australia UK Singles Chart[1] U.S.
1962 Chad Allan and the Reflections:
"Tribute to Buddy Holly"
(Geoff Goddard)
- - - - Non-LP single
1963 Chad Allan and the Reflections:
"Shy Guy"
(Chad Allan)
- - - - Shakin' All Over
Chad Allan and the Reflections:
"Inside Out"
(Allan)
- - - - Hey Ho, What You Do to Me
1964 Chad Allan and the Reflections:
"Stop Teasing Me"
(Randy Bachman)
- - - - Shakin' All Over /
Hey Ho, What You Do to Me
1965 "Shakin' All Over"
(Johnny Kidd)
1 27 - 22 Shakin' All Over
"Tossin' and Turnin'"
(Richie Adams/Malou Rene)
3 - - -
"Hey Ho, What You Do to Me"
(Jo Armstead/Nickolas Ashford/Valerie Simpson)
3 - - 125 Hey Ho, What You Do to Me
1966 "Hurting Each Other"
(Gary Geld/Peter Udell)
19 - - -
"Believe Me"
(Bachman)
10 - - - It's Time
"Clock on the Wall"
(Bachman)
16 - - -
"And She's Mine"
(Bachman)
32 - - -
1967 "His Girl"
(Johnny Cowell)
19 - 45 - Non-LP singles,
later collected on
numerous compilations
"Pretty Blue Eyes"
(Teddy Randazzo/Robert Wilding)
48 - - -
"This Time Long Ago"
(Jerry Langley/Jimmy Stewart)
30 - - -
"Flying on the Ground is Wrong"
(Neil Young)
36 - - -
1968 "When Friends Fall Out"
(Bachman/Burton Cummings)
75 - - -
"Of a Dropping Pin"
(Bachman/Cummings)
97 - - - Canned Wheat
1969 "These Eyes"
(Bachman/Cummings)
7 100 - 6 Wheatfield Soul
"Laughing"
(Bachman/Cummings)
1 - - 10 Canned Wheat
"Undun"
(Bachman)
(B-side to "Laughing")
21 73 - 22
1970 "No Time"
(Bachman/Cummings)
1 43 - 5 American Woman
"American Woman"
(Bachman/Cummings/Garry Peterson/Jim Kale)
1 43 19 1
"No Sugar Tonight"
(Bachman)
(B-side to "American Woman")
1 - 19 1
"Hand Me Down World"
(Kurt Winter)
10 65 - 17 Share the Land
"Share the Land"
(Cummings)
2 63 - 10
1971 "Bus Rider"
(Winter)
(B-side to "Share the Land")
- 63 - -
"Hang on to Your Life"
(Cummings/Winter)
5 - - 43
"Proper Stranger"
(Bachman/Cummings)
(Australian release only)
- 85 - - American Woman
"Albert Flasher"
(Cummings)
(A-Side)
13 28 - 29 Non-LP single
"Broken"
(Cummings/Winter)
(B-Side)
15 - - 55
"Rain Dance"
(Cummings/Winter)
3 55 - 19 So Long, Bannatyne
"Sour Suite"
(Cummings)
12 - - 50
1972 "Life in the Bloodstream"
(Cummings/Winter)
39 - - -
"Heartbroken Bopper"
(Cummings/Winter)
12 83 - 47 Rockin'
"Guns, Guns, Guns"
(Cummings)
58 - - 70
"Runnin' Back to Saskatoon"
(Cummings/Winter)
9 - - 96 Live At The Paramount
1973 "Follow Your Daughter Home"
(Cummings/Donnie McDougall/Peterson/Bill Wallace/Winter)
20 - - 61 Artificial Paradise
"Orly"
(Cummings)
21 - - -
"Glamour Boy"
(Cummings)
14 - - - #10
1974 "Star Baby"
(Cummings)
9 95 - 39 Road Food
"Clap for the Wolfman"
(Cummings/Wallace/Winter)
4 39 - 6
1975 "Dancin' Fool"
(Cummings/Domenic Troiano)
14 85 - 28 Flavours
"Loves Me Like a Brother"
(Cummings/Troiano)
21 - - -
"Seems Like I Can't Live With You, But I Can't Live Without You"
(Cummings/Troiano)
81 - - -
"Rosanne"
(Cummings/Troiano)
58 - - 105 Power in the Music
"When the Band Was Singin' 'Shakin' All Over'"
(Cummings/Troiano)
- - - 102
1976 "Silver Bird"
(Bachman/Cummings)
63 - - - The Way They Were
1979 "Sweet Young Thing"
(Kale/Vince Masters/McDougall/Winter)
- - - - Guess Who's Back/
All This For A Song
"C'mon Little Mama"
(Kale/Masters/McDougall/Winter)
- - - -
1981 "Magic"
(writer not listed)
- - - - Now and Not Then

Music videos[edit]

Year Video
1969 "These Eyes"
1969 "When You Touch Me"
1969 "Laughing"
1970 "No Time"
1970 "American Woman"
1970 "Share the Land"
1970 "Hang On To Your Life"
1971 "Albert Flasher
1972 "Runnin' Back to Saskatoon

Original studio albums[edit]

Credited to "Guess Who?"/Chad Allan and the Expressions[edit]

(i.e. both names shown on the album cover)

As The Guess Who?[edit]

As The Guess Who[edit]

Post Burton Cummings-era albums credited to The Guess Who[edit]

  • 1978 – Guess Who's Back
  • 1979 – All This for a Song
  • 1981 – Now and Not Then
  • 1995 – Liberty (also issued with the title Lonely One)

Live albums[edit]

  • 1972 – Live at the Paramount US #39
  • 1984 – Together Again
  • 1986 – The Best of the Guess Who Live (complete concert from the Together Again release)
  • 1998 – The Spirit Lives On (Jim-Kale led lineup, without Burton Cummings)
  • 1999 – Down The Road (Jim-Kale led lineup, without Burton Cummings)
  • 2000 – Running Back Thru Canada
  • 2004 – The Best of Running Back Thru Canada
  • 2004 – Extended Versions: The Encore Collection ( re-edited version of "Live at the Paramount").
  • 2009 – In Concert

Compilations[edit]

  • 1968 – The Guess Who
  • 1969 – Sown and Grown in Canada
  • 1971 – Guess Who Play the Guess Who
  • 1971 – The Best of The Guess Who (re-issued in 1973) US #12
  • 1972 – Shakin' All Over (re-issue)
  • 1972 – The History of the Guess Who
  • 1972 – Wild One
  • 1974 – The Best of the Guess Who, Vol. 2 US #16
  • 1977 – The Greatest Hits of the Guess Who US #173
  • 1988 – Track Record: The Guess Who Collection
  • 1992 – These Eyes
  • 1993 – At Their Best
  • 1997 – The Guess Who: The Ultimate Collection
  • 1997 – Razor's Edge
  • 1999 – The Guess Who: Greatest Hits
  • 2001 – This Time Long Ago
  • 2003 – Platinum & Gold Collection: The Guess Who
  • 2003 – The Guess Who: Anthology
  • 2005 – Let's Go
  • 2006 – Bachman-Cummings Song Book (The album contained tracks from The Guess Who, Burton Cummings, and Bachman-Turner Overdrive)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Roberts, David (2006). British Hit Singles & Albums (19th ed.). London: Guinness World Records Limited. p. 237. ISBN 1-904994-10-5.