Randy Murray

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Randy Murray
Occupation(s) Musician
Instruments Guitar
Associated acts Bachman–Turner Overdrive

Charles Randall "Randy" Murray was a guitarist member of Bachman–Turner Overdrive.[1] From 1989 to 1992 he taught music, did custom recordings and held a radio talk show in Prince George, British Columbia. From the late 1970s to 1989, Murray was a fixture on the B.C./Alberta music scene. He was a member of the BTO line-up (along with Blair Thornton, Robbie Bachman, and Fred Turner) from 1991 until 2005, making this line-up the longest enduring of all the various Bachman-Turner Overdrive,B.T.O. and BTO incarnations. He currently works as the Communications Officer for the Diocese of New Westminster in Vancouver, teaches guitar in Vancouver, and still plays occasional shows.

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  • 1988 - Formed the Surreal McCoys, a classic rock band who were resident at Vancouver's Roxy club.
  • 1987/1988 - Toured with Tim Bachman, performing BTO tunes.
  • 1985 - Released the EP Warm Hands/Cold Heart under the name Voxphantom.
  • 1984-1989 - Collaborated with Dave Reimer in the Invaders, a classic rock band.
  • Early 1980s - Member of David Raven, who released an EP on the Radioactive label.
  • Early 1980s - Member of Ennis-Murray Band, with Paul Ennis, Mike Rogers, Jeff Sugarman
  • Late 1970s - Member of X-Static, with Paul Ennis and Ron MacDonald

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