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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. A video clip of the performance began to circulate online shortly afterwards.

Life Is Still A Highway For 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.

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 In Top Form Monday Night

Cochrane In Top Form Monday Night

Life might be a highway for Tom Cochrane, but it sure isn’t a stretch of prairie pavement. It has hills and tight corners, bridges and even some potholes.

It’s A Mad Mad World Turns 25

It’s A Mad Mad World Turns 25

Tom Cochrane’s Mad Mad World album has turned 25 and Tom’s way of celebrating is to get the boys from Red Rider back together and tour.  It’s a current trend these days and Tom is no stranger to either touring or celebrating milestones.

Tom Cochrane Thrills Fans At Abbotsford Centre

Singer Tom Cochrane brought his cross-Canada tour to Abbotsford Centre on Thursday evening. The tour celebrates the 25th anniversary of his landmark album, Mad Mad World. More than 2,000 were on hand for the event.

Tom Cochrane Rocks The Bailey

Tom Cochrane Rocks The Bailey

Tom Cochrane gave new life to some classic hits as he delivered a knockout performance for a sold-out Charles BaileyTheatre crowd Saturday night in Trail.

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.

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.