Garry Peterson

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Garry Peterson
Garry Peterson live with the Guess Who on July 12, 2008
Background information
Born (1945-05-26) May 26, 1945 (age 73)
Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
Genres Rock
Occupation(s) Drummer
Instruments drums
Years active 1948 - present
Associated acts The Guess Who, Bachman-Turner Overdrive

Garry Denis Peterson (born May 26, 1945) is a Canadian drummer who has been a long-term member of the Canadian rock band The Guess Who. Along with Randy Bachman, he has also recorded and toured with another Canadian rock band, Bachman-Turner Overdrive from 1984-1986.


Peterson was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada and began drumming at the age of three. He was a founding member of the Canadian rock band, The Guess Who, in the mid-1960s. He played with the group through to its breakup in 1975.[1] He has participated in reunions involving principal band members Randy Bachman, Jim Kale and Burton Cummings, and continues to perform with the band along with fellow-original member, bassist Jim Kale. He has played with the band longer than any other member and currently resides in Greensboro, North Carolina.[2]


  1. ^ "The Guess Who - Running Back thru Canada". Vik Recordings. Sony BMG Music. Archived from the original on 2008-06-03. Retrieved 2008-07-09. 
  2. ^ The Guess Who