Randy Bachman says kinship he felt for George Harrison inspired his new tribute album

UMeFounding Guess Who and Bachman-Turner Overdrive member Randy Bachman‘s new George Harrison tribute album, By George – By Bachman, is available now digitally, while a CD version will be released Friday, March 16.

Bachman timed the album’s release to coincide with what would’ve been Harrison’s 75th birthday. He tells ABC Radio that he recorded the homage because he “felt a real kinship” with the late Beatles guitarist.

“I bought the same guitars as George,” he explains. “I wrote a song called ‘Any Road’ [and he] had a song called ‘Any Road.’…I grew up playing Chet Atkins, Carl …read more