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Bachman–Turner Overdrive
Bachman–Turner Overdrive performing in Örebro, Sweden in 1991
Background information
Also known as BTO, B.T.O., Bachman & Turner, Bachman–Turner United, Bachman–Turner
Origin Winnipeg, Manitoba
Genres Rock, hard rock, boogie rock
Years active 1973–1979
Labels Mercury
Associated acts Brave Belt, The Guess Who, Union, Chad Allan and The Expressions, Bachman & Turner
Members Fred Turner
Randy Bachman
Mick Dalla Vee
Marc LaFrance
Brent Howard
Past members Robbie Bachman
Tim Bachman
Blair Thornton
Jim Clench
Garry Peterson
Billy Chapman
Randy Murray

Bachman–Turner Overdrive are a Canadian rock band from Winnipeg, Manitoba. Bachman–Turner Overdrive have five members in the band; the current band members are Fred Turner, Randy Bachman, Mick Dalla Vee, Marc LaFrance and Brent Howard. Two of the band's best known songs are "You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet" and "Takin' Care of Business". Their song "Takin' Care of Business" was ranked #10 in top 100 most covered songs by Guitar Magazine.

The band was formed in 1971. They released their self-titled first album on August 30, 1989. Fans of the bands are usually known as "gearheads". They have won many Juno Awards as well.


Studio albums

  • Bachman–Turner Overdrive (1973)
  • Bachman–Turner Overdrive II (1973)
  • Not Fragile (1974)
  • Four Wheel Drive (1975)
  • Head On (1975)
  • Freeways (1977)
  • Street Action (1978)
  • Rock n' Roll Nights (1979)
  • Bachman–Turner Overdrive (1984)
  • Trial by Fire: Greatest and Latest (1996)
  • Bachman & Turner (2010)

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