March 27, 2011

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Band: Badge
Circa: 1972-73
Home: Chatham Ontario

Top row
Al Trudell – Guitar
Tom Starks – Organ
Randy Coyle – Drums
Bottom Row
Bob Wilson – Bass
Charlie Dawson – Guitar

The band was together for about one year. Badge formed after a previous band ‘Refugee’. From that band came Randy & Charlie. They went on the road with a lounge act touring Canada and the U.S.A.  After they disbanded, Al, Tom, and Randy played together again in the local popular band ‘Friends’.



  1. I was surprised to see my dad’s old band on here. It would be great if someone could dig up some old recordings!

    • agreed…. and more pictures would be awesome too 🙂

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