Your Back Yard by Burton Cummings

#862: Your Back Yard by Burton Cummings

Peak Month: January 1978
10 weeks on Vancouver’s CKLG chart
Peak Position #14
Peak Position on Billboard Hot 100 ~ did not chart

Burton Cummings is the former lead singer and keyboardist for the Winnipeg, Manitoba, based rock ‘n roll band The Guess Who. He was with the band from 1965 to 1975. Cummings sang, wrote or co-wrote many hit songs. These include “American Woman,” “Clap For the Wolfman,” “Hand Me Down World,” “Laughing,” “No Time,” “Share the Land,” “Star Baby” and “These Eyes.” His solo career includes many hit singles, including “I’m Scared,” “My Own Way to Rock” and “Fine State of Affairs.” His first solo hit single was “Stand Tall,” in 1976, which was his biggest hit as a solo recording artist.

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Mile A Second by Burton Cummings

#935: Mile A Second by Burton Cummings

Peak Month: November 1980
10 weeks on Vancouver’s CKLG chart
Peak Position #14
Peak Position on Billboard Hot 100 ~ did not chart

Burton Cummings is the former lead singer and keyboardist for the Winnipeg, Manitoba, based rock ‘n roll band The Guess Who. He was with the band from 1965 to 1975. Cummings sang, wrote or co-wrote many hit songs. These include “American Woman,” “Clap For the Wolfman,” “Hand Me Down World,” “Laughing,” “No Time,” “Share the Land,” “Star Baby” and “These Eyes.” His solo career includes many hit singles, including “I’m Scared,” “My Own Way to Rock” and “Fine State of Affairs.” His first solo hit single was “Stand Tall,” in 1976, which was his biggest hit as a solo recording artist.

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I Will Play A Rhapsody by Burton Cummings

#1086: I Will Play A Rhapsody by Burton Cummings

Peak Month: December 1978
5 weeks on CKLG chart
Peak Position #16
Peak Position on Billboard Hot 100 ~ did not chart

Burton Cummings is the former lead singer and keyboardist for the Winnipeg, Manitoba, based rock ‘n roll band The Guess Who. He was with the band from 1965 to 1975. Cummings sang, wrote or co-wrote many hit songs. These include “American Woman,” “Clap For the Wolfman,” “Hand Me Down World,” “Laughing,” “No Time,” “Share the Land,” “Star Baby” and “These Eyes.” His solo career includes many hit singles, including “I’m Scared,” “My Own Way to Rock” and “Fine State of Affairs.” His first solo hit single was “Stand Tall,” in 1976, which was his biggest hit as a solo recording artist.

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