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Burton Cummings

voc, *1947 CA, Winnipeg
Singer / Musician / Songwriter of Rock and Pop
A.k.a. Burton L. Cummings

Burton Lorne Cummings, OC OM (born December 31, 1947) is a Canadian musician, singer and songwriter.He is the former lead singer and frequent keyboardist for the Canadian rock band The Guess Who. During his 10 years in the band, from 1965 to 1975, he sang, wrote or co-wrote many hit songs including "American Woman," "No Time", "Share the Land", "Hand Me Down World", "Laughing", "Star Baby", "New Mother Nature", "These Eyes", and "Clap for the Wolfman". His solo career includes many hit singles including "Stand Tall", "My Own Way to Rock", "Fine State of Affairs", and "You Saved My Soul".

  • Vocals
  • Piano
  • Flute
  • Keyboards
  • Organ
  • Rock
  • Pop
  • Alternative
Popular Tracks   
Stand Tall on Burton Cummings by Burton Cummings
Break It To Them Gently on Dream Of A Child by Burton Cummings
Fine State Of Affairs on Woman Love by Burton Cummings
Your Back Yard on Burton Cummings by Burton Cummings
I Will Play A Rhapsody on Dream Of A Child by Burton Cummings
My Own Way To Rock on My Own Way To Rock by Burton Cummings
I'm Scared on Burton Cummings by Burton Cummings
You Saved My Soul on Up Close and Alone by Burton Cummings
These Eyes on Massey Hall by Burton Cummings
Laughing on Up Close and Alone by Burton Cummings

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Band Members

Title Artist Year Type
The Juno Awards Celebrate 45 YearsBurton Cummings, Bob Seger2016Single
Massey HallBurton Cummings2012Album
Above The GroundBurton Cummings2008Album
JukeboxRandy Bachman, Burton Cummings2007Album
American Woman 2006Randy Bachman & Burton Cummings2006Single
Bachman Cummings: First Time AroundRandy Bachman & Burton Cummings2006Album
Bachman Cummings SongbookRandy Bachman & Burton Cummings2006Compil.
Up Close And Alone (The Voice • The Songs)Burton Cummings1996Album
Radio SamplerBurton Cummings1996Album
The Burton Cummings CollectionBurton Cummings1994Compil.
One Day SoonBurton Cummings1990Single
FreeBurton Cummings1990Single
Take One AwayBurton Cummings1990Single
Plus SignsBurton Cummings1990Album
4 PlayBurton Cummings1987Single
Whatever Happened To Your Eyes / Creepin' Peepin' Baby BluesBurton Cummings1984Single
HeartBurton Cummings1984Album
Be Bop A LulaBurton Cummings1984Single
Sweet SweetBurton Cummings1981Album
The Burton Cummings Story "Dream Of A Child" - "Song Of A Man"Burton Cummings1981Album
Mother Keep Your Daughters InBurton Cummings1981Single
You Saved My SoulBurton Cummings1981Single
Something Old, Something New / Getting My Daddy's CarBurton Cummings1981Single
The Best Of Burton CummingsBurton Cummings1980Compil.
Mile A Second / Fine State Of AffairsBurton Cummings1980Single
Mile A SecondBurton Cummings1980Single
One And OnlyBurton Cummings1980Single
Fine State Of AffairsBurton Cummings1980Single
The Best Of Burton CummingsBurton Cummings1980Compil.
Woman LoveBurton Cummings1980Album
Dream Of A ChildBurton Cummings1979Album
When A Man Loves A WomanBurton Cummings1978Single
Break It To Them GentlyBurton Cummings1978Single
Meanin' So Much / Takes A Fool To Love A FoolBurton Cummings1978Single
I Will Play A RhapsodyBurton Cummings1978Single
Never Had A Lady BeforeBurton Cummings1977Single
My Own Way To RockBurton Cummings1977Album
Nightbird & Company: Cosmic Connections Presented By The National GuardSupertramp, Burton Cummings, Carole Bayer Sager, Eric Andersen1977Compil.
My Own Way To RockBurton Cummings1977Single
I'm ScaredBurton Cummings1977Single
Black Betty/River Song/Time Rag/My Own Way To Rock/I Want You To Want MeRam Jam / Dennis Wilson / Joan Baez, Burton Cummings, Cheap Trick, Crawler1977Single
Niki HokeyBurton Cummings1976Single
Your Back Yard / Is It Really RightBurton Cummings1976Single
Stand Tall / Burch MagicBurton Cummings1976Single
AnímateBurton Cummings1976Single
Burton CummingsBurton Cummings1976Album
Your Back Yard / Timeless LoveBurton Cummings1976Single
Stand Tall / Takes A Fool To Love A FoolBurton CummingsSingle
Meanin' So Much / Draggin' 'Em Down The LineBurton CummingsSingle
Stand Tall / Never Had A Lady BeforeBurton CummingsSingle
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