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 & Fred Turner reunited as Bachman & Turner 2009-2018.

Founded as Brave Belt in 1971 by Randy Bachman with his former Guess Who bandmate Chad Allen and Randy's brother Rob Bachman on drums. Fred 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

Bachman-Turner Overdrive - Bachman-Turner Overdrive II album art Bachman-Turner Overdrive Bachman-Turner Overdrive II (Album) Mercury US 1973 Sell This Version
Bachman-Turner Overdrive - Bachman-Turner Overdrive album art Bachman-Turner Overdrive Bachman-Turner Overdrive (Album) Mercury 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
Bachman-Turner Overdrive - Not Fragile album art Bachman-Turner Overdrive Not Fragile (Album) Mercury US 1974 Sell This Version
Bachman-Turner Overdrive - Head On album art Bachman-Turner Overdrive Head On (Album) Mercury US 1975 Sell This Version
Bachman-Turner Overdrive - Four Wheel Drive album art Bachman-Turner Overdrive Four Wheel Drive (Album) Mercury US 1975 Sell This Version
Bachman-Turner Overdrive - Freeways album art Bachman-Turner Overdrive Freeways (Album) Mercury Japan 1977 Sell This Version
Bachman-Turner Overdrive - B.T.O. Japan Tour album art Bachman-Turner Overdrive B.T.O. Japan Tour (Album) Mercury Canada 1977 Sell This Version
Bachman-Turner Overdrive - Street Action album art B.T.O.* Street Action (Album) Mercury Italy 1978 Sell This Version
Bachman-Turner Overdrive - Rock N' Roll Nights album art B.T.O.* Rock N' Roll Nights (Album) Mercury Japan 1979 Sell This Version
Bachman-Turner Overdrive - BTO album art Bachman-Turner Overdrive BTO (Album) Compleat Records Canada 1984 Sell This Version
Bachman-Turner Overdrive - Live! Live! Live! album art Bachman-Turner Overdrive Live! Live! Live! (Album) Curb Records, MCA Records 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
Bachman-Turner Overdrive - The All Time Greatest Hits Live album art Bachman-Turner Overdrive The All Time Greatest Hits Live (Album) Curb Records, Curb Records Japan 1990 Sell This Version
Bachman-Turner Overdrive - Best Of Bachman-Turner Overdrive Live album art Bachman-Turner Overdrive Best Of Bachman-Turner Overdrive Live (Album) Curb Records US 1994 Sell This Version
Bachman-Turner Overdrive - Trial By Fire Greatest & Latest album art B.T.O.* Trial By Fire Greatest & Latest (Album) CMC Records (7) 1996 Sell This Version
Bachman-Turner Overdrive - King Biscuit Flower Hour Presents album art Bachman-Turner Overdrive King Biscuit Flower Hour Presents (Album) King Biscuit Flower Hour Records US 1998 Sell This Version

Singles & EPs

Bachman-Turner Overdrive - Let It Ride / Blue Collar album art Bachman-Turner Overdrive Let It Ride / Blue Collar (Single) Mercury Canada 1973 Sell This Version
Bachman-Turner Overdrive - Gimme Your Money Please / Little Gandy Dancer album art Bachman-Turner Overdrive Gimme Your Money Please / Little Gandy Dancer (Single) Mercury Germany 1973 Sell This Version
Bachman-Turner Overdrive - Takin' Care Of Business album art Bachman-Turner Overdrive Takin' Care Of Business (Single) Mercury New Zealand 1973 Sell This Version
Bachman-Turner Overdrive - Blue Collar / Hold Back The Water album art Bachman-Turner Overdrive Blue Collar / Hold Back The Water (Single) Mercury US 1973 Sell This Version
Bachman-Turner Overdrive - Let It Ride album art Bachman-Turner Overdrive Let It Ride (Single) Mercury Spain 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
Bachman-Turner Overdrive - Takin' Care Of Business album art Bachman-Turner Overdrive Takin' Care Of Business (Single) Mercury US 1973 Sell This Version
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 US 1974 Sell This Version