Bachman-Turner Overdrive
Bachman-Turner Overdrive

Bachman-Turner Overdrive

About Bachman-Turner Overdrive

Originally known as Brave Belt, Bachman-Turner Overdrive was named after its frontmen, former Guess Who guitarist Randy Bachman and bassist C.F. Turner.

∙ They released six albums between 1973 and 1976, including five consecutive Gold-certified studio LPs and the Platinum compilation Best of B.T.O. (So Far).
∙ During their first year, they built a following by playing more than 300 shows.
∙ Their breakthrough album, Bachman-Turner Overdrive II, featured the band’s first Top 40 single (“Let It Ride”) and the classic-rock standard “Takin’ Care of Business.”
∙ In 1974, B.T.O. earned their first and only No. 1 hit with “You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet,” a last-minute addition to their album Not Fragile.
∙ Little Richard performed a piano solo on their 1975 hit single “Take It Like a Man.”
∙ The band won three Juno Awards and was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame in 2014.

  • ORIGIN
    Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
  • FORMED
    1972

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