Bachman-Turner Overdrive

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Canadian rock band from Winnipeg, Manitoba, active 1973–1979, 1983–2005. Lineups without Randy Bachman were typically known as simply B.T.O. or BTO. Randy Bachman & C.F. Turner reunited as Bachman & Turner 2009-2018.

Founded as Brave Belt in 1971 by Randy Bachman with his former bandmate Chad Allen and Randy's brother Rob Bachman on drums. C.F. Turner joined on bass & vocals later that year, after the first album. Allen left in 1972, after the second album, and third Bachman brother Tim Bachman joined on guitar. Their third record was released in 1973 with the new band name Bachman-Turner Overdrive. Tim Bachman was replaced with Blair Thornton in 1974. Randy Bachman left in 1977 and Jim Clench joined.

The band broke up in 1979, but reunited in 1983 and was active, with various lineups, until 2005.

Members inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame in 2014:

Randy Bachman (Guitar and vocals)
Blair Thornton (Guitar)
C. F. (Fred) Turner (Bass and vocals)
Robbie (Robin) Bachman (Drums)
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Albums

SR 9055, SRM-1-696 Bachman-Turner Overdrive - Bachman-Turner Overdrive II album art Bachman-Turner Overdrive Bachman-Turner Overdrive II (Album) Mercury SR 9055, SRM-1-696 South Africa 1973 Sell This Version
SRM-1-673 Bachman-Turner Overdrive - Bachman-Turner Overdrive album art Bachman-Turner Overdrive Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Album) Mercury SRM-1-673 Canada 1973 Sell This Version
RL 33-4 Bachman-Turner Overdrive - The Phosphorescent Rat / Bachman-Turner Overdrive II album art Hot Tuna / Bachman-Turner Overdrive Hot Tuna / Bachman-Turner Overdrive - The Phosphorescent Rat / Bachman-Turner Overdrive II(LP, Transcription) AFRTS RL 33-4 US 1973 Sell This Version
SRM-1-1004 Bachman-Turner Overdrive - Not Fragile album art Bachman-Turner Overdrive Not Fragile (Album) Mercury SRM-1-1004 US 1974 Sell This Version
1R1 6473 Bachman-Turner Overdrive - Head On album art Bachman-Turner Overdrive Head On (Album) Mercury 1R1 6473 US 1975 Sell This Version
SRM-1-1027 Bachman-Turner Overdrive - Four Wheel Drive album art Bachman-Turner Overdrive Four Wheel Drive (Album) Mercury SRM-1-1027 US 1975 Sell This Version
RJ-7221 Bachman-Turner Overdrive - Freeways album art Bachman-Turner Overdrive Freeways (Album) Mercury RJ-7221 Japan 1977 Sell This Version
SRM-1-3703 Bachman-Turner Overdrive - B.T.O. Japan Tour album art Bachman-Turner Overdrive B.T.O. Japan Tour (Album) Mercury SRM-1-3703 Canada 1977 Sell This Version
6338 872 Bachman-Turner Overdrive - Street Action album art B.T.O.* Street Action (Album) Mercury 6338 872 Italy 1978 Sell This Version
MC 8-1-3748, MC-8-1-3748 Bachman-Turner Overdrive - Rock N' Roll Nights album art B.T.O.* Rock N' Roll Nights (Album) Mercury MC 8-1-3748, MC-8-1-3748 US 1978 Sell This Version
CPL4-1 1010 Bachman-Turner Overdrive - BTO album art Bachman-Turner Overdrive BTO (Album) Compleat Records CPL4-1 1010 Canada 1984 Sell This Version
MCA 5760 Bachman-Turner Overdrive - Live! Live! Live! album art Bachman-Turner Overdrive Live! Live! Live! (Album) Curb Records, MCA Records MCA 5760 US 1986 Sell This Version
68 Bachman-Turner Overdrive - In The Studio "Not Fragile" album art BTO* In The Studio "Not Fragile"(CD, Transcription) The Album Network 68 US 1989 Sell This Version
D4-77653 Bachman-Turner Overdrive - Best Of Bachman-Turner Overdrive Live album art Bachman-Turner Overdrive Best Of Bachman-Turner Overdrive Live (Album) Curb Records D4-77653 US 1994 Sell This Version
44032-2 Bachman-Turner Overdrive - Trial By Fire Greatest & Latest album art B.T.O.* Trial By Fire Greatest & Latest (Album) CMC Records (7) 44032-2 1996 Sell This Version
KBD 88039 Bachman-Turner Overdrive - King Biscuit Flower Hour Presents album art Bachman-Turner Overdrive King Biscuit Flower Hour Presents (Album, Comp) King Biscuit Flower Hour Records KBD 88039 US 1998 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

CS-6036 Bachman-Turner Overdrive - Let It Ride / Blue Collar album art Bachman-Turner Overdrive Let It Ride / Blue Collar (Single) Mercury CS-6036 Canada 1973 Sell This Version
6052 312 Bachman-Turner Overdrive - Gimme Your Money Please / Little Gandy Dancer album art Bachman-Turner Overdrive Gimme Your Money Please / Little Gandy Dancer (Single) Mercury 6052 312 Germany 1973 Sell This Version
6052 627 Bachman-Turner Overdrive - Takin' Care Of Business album art Bachman-Turner Overdrive Takin' Care Of Business (Single) Mercury 6052 627 New Zealand 1973 Sell This Version
73417 Bachman-Turner Overdrive - Blue Collar / Hold Back The Water album art Bachman-Turner Overdrive Blue Collar / Hold Back The Water (Single) Mercury 73417 US 1973 Sell This Version
6052530 Bachman-Turner Overdrive - Let It Ride album art Bachman-Turner Overdrive Let It Ride (Single) Mercury 6052530 Peru 1973 Sell This Version
73383 Bachman-Turner Overdrive - Gimme Your Money Please / Stayed Awake All Night album art Bachman-Turner Overdrive Gimme Your Money Please / Stayed Awake All Night(7", Single) Mercury 73383 US 1973 Sell This Version
SFL-1813 Bachman-Turner Overdrive - Down And Out Man / Gimme Your Money Please album art Bachman-Turner Overdrive Down And Out Man / Gimme Your Money Please(7") Mercury SFL-1813 Japan 1973 Sell This Version
73487 Bachman-Turner Overdrive - Takin' Care Of Business album art Bachman-Turner Overdrive Takin' Care Of Business (Single) Mercury 73487 US 1973 Sell This Version
C-30164 Bachman-Turner Overdrive - You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet / Takin' Care Of Business album art Bachman-Turner Overdrive You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet / Takin' Care Of Business (Single) Mercury C-30164 US 1974 Sell This Version