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Rock Rewind: Tom Cochrane's Inspiring Legacy Of Hope

Rock Rewind: Tom Cochrane’s Inspiring Legacy Of Hope

Tom Cochrane is a Canadian singer-songwriter who has been a prominent figure in the Canadian music industry for over four decades. Best known for his solo work and as the frontman of Red Rider, his music is more than just a collection of songs. It’s a journey through the human experience.

Tom Cochrane Hasn't Let Lockdown Lock Down His Song-Writing

Tom Cochrane Hasn’t Let Lockdown Lock Down His Songwriting

As 2019 Came To A Close, It Was A Year Tom Cochrane Had Already Performed A String Of Shows To Tens Of Thousands Of People, And Released Two Albums (Revisited, And Bare). But, like with everything else in this mad, mad world, in just a few months things changed dramatically.

Cochrane loves playing smaller Canadian towns

Cochrane Loves Playing Smaller Canadian Towns

Medicine Hat is one of Tom Cochrane’s favourite communities in Alberta and he loves the local golf. “I played a tournament there,” he said, referring to the 2015 Canadian senior men’s championship.

Tom Cochrane’s Big League To Raise Money for Humboldt Broncos

Tom Cochrane’s Big League To Raise Money for Humboldt Broncos

Tom Cochrane has released a reworked take of his song “Big League” and will donate the proceeds to those affected by the Humboldt Broncos bus crash nearly two weeks ago. The Juno Award−winning singer and songwriter played an acoustic version of the song to open the April 10 broadcast of TSN’s NHL playoff preview special.

Songs For Humboldt

Songs For Humboldt

Tom Cochrane has released a reworked version of his song Big League and will donate all proceeds to a fund created to support those affected by the April 6th crash in Saskatchewan involving the Humboldt Broncos Team Bus.

Anthem Of Healing - Tom Cochrane Article

Anthem Of Healing

Tom Cochrane’s Big League was written more than 30 years ago, but this week many Canadians have found it painfully resonant in the wake of the Humboldt Broncos’ bus crash. The song written from the perspective of a father whose son was a hockey player

Life Is Still A Highway - Tom Cochrane

Life Is Still A Highway For Tom Cochrane

Over the course of his career, Canadian artist Tom Cochrane has released 17 albums, toured the world and won an armload of Juno Awards (Canada’s version of the Grammys). The respected singer-songwriter, as he nears retirement age, is not interested in slowing down any time soon.

Tom Cochrane’s Prairie Picks

Tom Cochrane’s Prairie Picks

For Canadians of a certain vintage, Tom Cochrane’s legendary hit song “Life is a Highway” is essential material for any road trip. To celebrate the 25th anniversary of Mad, Mad World, the album that features that iconic track, Cochrane is headed out on a Canadian tour in 2017. If you can’t make it to one of his 12 shows, here are some other places where you can enjoy his musical legacy

King Of The Road - Tom Cochrane Article

King Of The Road

More than 25 years after the runaway success of Life is a Highway, Tom Cochrane is still trying to unpack how it forever changed his career. Topping the Canadian charts for six weeks, the furiously optimistic single burst onto radio in 1991.

Still Riding The Highway In This Mad Mad World

Still Riding The Highway In This Mad Mad World

A little more than a decade ago Tom Cochrane was worried he might have ownership of his iconic song “Life is a Highway” unintentionally taken from him. Rascal Flatts had recorded the song for the “Cars” soundtrack…

Cochrane Hits Highway With Mad Mad World

Cochrane Hits Highway With Mad Mad World

Tom Cochrane remembers playing hooky from high school so he could be at the front of the line to buy tickets to a Bruce Cockburn concert. The iconic Canadian musician was performing at the Riverview in Winnipeg at the time and Cochrane was determined to see him.

Victoria Is A Magic Place For Tom Cochrane

Victoria Is A Magic Place For Tom Cochrane

Considering that Tom Cochrane has a stretch of Manitoba highway bearing his name, there’s an argument to be made for a smaller-scale tribute in his honour at Western Speedway in Langford.

Tom Cochrane Is Playing Western Financial Place On Friday

Tom Cochrane Is Playing Western Financial Place On Friday

Thousands — no, scratch that — millions of people during the past 25 years have tapped their fingers, hummed, and smiled along to the joyful, ebullient rhythms and melodies of Tom Cochrane’s monster hit Life Is A Highway.

Being Tom Cochrane

Being Tom Cochrane

Born the son of a bush pilot in the one-horse town of Lynn Lake, Manitoba, Tom Cochrane grew up in a modest household where caring for others was second nature. When he was four years old, his parents (Tuc and Violet Cochrane) moved their family to Acton, Ontario and later east to Etobicoke, Ontario.

In Conversation With Tom Cochrane

In Conversation With Tom Cochrane

It was 1994, and I was packing up and heading to Europe to spend 6 months backpacking and finding myself.   As an 18-year-old Canadian I proudly donned the Canadian Flag on my bag and trekked the European countryside with only two cassette tapes to keep me company.