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The band has continued to perform and record to the present day; and at various times has included many well-known musicians, including Burton Cummings and Randy Bachman (of Bachman–Turner Overdrive).Formed as a garage rock band, In 2002, Randy Bachman, Burton Cummings, Garry Peterson, Donnie Mc Dougall and Bill Wallace received the Governor General's Performing Arts Award for Lifetime Artistic Achievement for the Guess Who's contribution to popular music in Canada.The Guess Who is a Canadian rock band, formed in Winnipeg in 1965.Initially gaining recognition in Canada, the group found international success from the late 1960s through the mid-1970s with many hit singles, including "No Time", "American Woman", "Laughing", "These Eyes", "Undun" and "Share the Land".The albums Share the Land (October 1970) and The Best of The Guess Who (April 1971) also achieved gold status for the band.On July 17, 1970, the band was invited to perform at The White House for the Nixon family and its guests, but they were asked to eliminate “American Woman” (due to political interpretations of the lyrics) from their set list as a “matter of taste”.That year the band produced their first hit, a 1965 rendition of Johnny Kidd & the Pirates' "Shakin' All Over". S (where Quality had licensed the track to the American Scepter label), and #27 in Australia.

The band was initially hired to perform the chart hits of the day, in arrangements as close as possible to the actual hit records; after a time, the show's producer encouraged the group to write and perform their own material as well.The resulting album was called A Wild Pair, and featured the Guess Who on one side and The Staccatos on the other.Because the album was not sold through normal retail channels, no certified sales figures are available.The band's debut single ("Tribute To Buddy Holly") was released on Canadian-American Records in 1962.Chad Allan and the Reflections then signed with Quality Records and released several singles in 1963/64, which were regional hits but did not make much of a mark across Canada.

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