[Season 1: Episode 11]

It’s a Mad Mad World, because today, joining us in the virtual Spill it! studio is 8x Juno Award winner, Canadian Music Hall of Fame Member, singer-songwriter …Tom Cochrane!

Tom’s iconic career began with Red Rider and has spanned over 4 decades, beginning in the pubs, rough neck bars, and coffeehouses.

Life is a Highway, and Tom will tell you that the highway has been a good teacher to him. Like a blank canvas, the possibilities are endless.

the beauty of music is the magic it creates.

If you’re ready to Get Back Up and play in the Big Leagues…stay tuned as this episode is for you.

Listen as Tom Cochrane spills it on…

  • What was it like touring and playing in small venues for the first few years?

  • If you were to pick 1 funny experience that stands out from all the rest while touring with Red Rider in the early days, what would that be?

  • What was it like the first time you played for a sold-out show in a large venue? Were you nervous?

  • Did COVID-19 change how you foresee the future of live performance?

  • If you could have one superpower, what would it be?

  • If you were talking to a younger version of yourself, what advice would you give yourself?

  • …and so much more!



Tom has thrown his support behind a wide range of worthy causes like World Vision.

World Vision is a global relief, development, and advocacy organization. They partner with children, families, and their communities to reach their full potential by tackling the causes of poverty and injustice. World Vision’s COVID-19 response has already reached more than 50 million people. Their goal is 72 million.

Visit donate.worldvision.ca Let’s make this happen together!

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