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Bachman-Turner Overdrive

Formed: 1972 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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Disbanded: 1979
Genre: Pop/Rock
Group Members: Randy Bachman, Chad Allan, Robbie Bachman, Tim Bachman, Jim Clench, Blair Thornton, C.F. Turner
Biography: Following his 1970 departure from the Guess Who, guitarist Randy Bachman recorded a solo album (Axe) and planned a project with ex-Nice keyboardist Keith Emerson (later canceled due to illness) before forming Bachman-Turner Overdrive in 1972. Originally called "Brave Belt," the metal group was comprised ...Read full biography
Not Fragile
Released: 1974
Label: Universal/Mercury
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After gaining some recognition from the success of the band's previous album, Bachman-Turner Overdrive got around to recording Not Fragile. Not only had one of the three Bachman brothers (Tim, the rhythm ...Read full review
Four Wheel Drive
Released: 1975
Label: Island Def Jam
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Bachman-Turner Overdrive's Four Wheel Drive album is most often overlooked, mainly because all of the attention was focused on the singable "na na na naa"'s of one of B.T.O.'s biggest hits in "Hey You." ...Read full review
More Bachman-Turner Overdrive albums: Main Albums (15), Compilations (51)
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