Ken Greer

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Ken Greer
Born (1954-07-25) 25 July 1954 (age 65)
OriginToronto, Ontario, Canada
Occupation(s)Musician, producer
InstrumentsGuitar, keyboards
Years active1971–present
Associated actsRed Rider, Tom Cochrane, The Road Hammers, Gowan, Big Faith

Kenneth William "Ken" Greer (born 25 July 1954) is a Canadian guitarist and keyboardist. He was one of the founding members of the Canadian rock band Red Rider.


Greer is the youngest of seven children born into a musical family in Toronto, Ontario. He grew up in the North Toronto area. He played the pedal

After a Red Rider hiatus during most of the 1990s, Greer was involved in numerous musical projects including Big Faith, Hunter-Greer and Gowan. Currently he stills tours as Tom Cochrane and Red Rider, playing guitar, pedal steel and keyboards. He also started touring with the Canadian country band The Road Hammers in 2005 and still joins them when available.

Career Achievements[edit]

Juno Awards

-Won for "Group of the Year" in 1987

-Nominated for 11 various awards from 1981–1990

Gold & Platinum Records
-Nearly every Red Rider record went Gold or Platinum in Canada, with the band's most commercially successful effort "Victory Day" achieving Double Platinum.

Canadian Country Music Awards

-Won for All-Star Band Member, Steel Guitar in 2005 & 2007



Official website[edit]

Appearances on other Albums as Musician[edit]