Share the Land (song)

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"Share the Land"
Share the Land (song).png
Cover of the 1970 German single
Single by The Guess Who
from the album Share the Land
B-side"Bus Rider"
ReleasedSeptember 1970 (CAN, US)
November 1970 (UK)
Recorded1970 at RCA's Mid-America Recording Center, Chicago, Illinois
GenreRock
Length3:53
LabelNimbus Records 0388 (CAN)
RCA Victor 0388 (US)
RCA Records 2026 (UK)
Songwriter(s)Burton Cummings
Producer(s)Jack Richardson
The Guess Who singles chronology
"Hand Me Down World"
(1970)
"Share the Land"
(1970)
"Hang on to Your Life"
(1970)

"Share the Land" is a song written by Burton Cummings and performed by The Guess Who. It reached #2 in Canada,[1] #10 on the Billboard Hot 100,[2] and #63 in Australia in 1970. The song was also released in the United Kingdom as a single, but it did not chart.[3] The song is featured on their 1970 album, Share the Land.[4]

The song has recently appeared as the theme music in a Honda commercial.

The song was produced by Jack Richardson and arranged by The Guess Who.[5] The song's lyrics looks forward to a future point where the world's land is to be given away and everyone will live together.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ The Guess Who, "Share the Land" Canadian Chart Position Retrieved March 10, 2015
  2. ^ The Guess Who, "Share the Land" United States Chart Position Retrieved March 10, 2015
  3. ^ The Guess Who, "Share the Land" UK single release Retrieved March 10, 2015
  4. ^ The Guess Who, Share the Land Retrieved March 10, 2015
  5. ^ The Guess Who, "Share the Land" Canadian single release Retrieved March 10, 2015
  6. ^ "Item Display - RPM - Library and Archives Canada". collectionscanada.gc.ca.
  7. ^ Whitburn, Joel (1999). Pop Annual. Menomonee Falls, Wisconsin: Record Research Inc. ISBN 0-89820-142-X.

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