Birth Place: Ontario, Canada
Years Active: 1979 – 1989, 2002-present
Red Rider was a Canadian rock band popular in the 1980s. While the band achieved great success in Canada, in the US, the band never had a song in the Top 40. In 1978, Tom Cochrane joined up with Rob Baker on drums, Jeff Jones on bass, Peter Boynton on keyboards and Ken Greer to form Red Rider. They were signed to Capitol Records and released their first album ''Don't Fight It'' in 1980. With the singles "White Hot" and "Don't Fight It", the album quickly reached gold status. Their second album ''As Far as Siam'' was released in 1981 and featured the hit "Lunatic Fringe" which was used in the 1985 movie ''Vision Quest'' and which is now a mainstay on American classic rock radio. The song also...
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