Bachman Turner Overdrive

IMGP5909

Part 14 of the 2015 Jemtunes Rockography A-Z seems a move into the “B’s”. And no better place to start than Bachman Turner Overdrive.

Hailing from Winnipeg, Manitoba in Canada, the band was originally formed under the name of ‘Brave Belt’ in 1971 by Randy Bachman and Chad Allen, both formerly from ‘The Guess Who”.

Having since sold over 30 million albums worldwide, the band have clearly proven that the change of name to Bachman Turner Overdrive was a sound business decision. Fans (of whom there are many thousands still) are affectionately known as ‘gearheads’ after the band’s gear-shaped logo.

Here’s ‘Sledgehammer’ from their 1974 studio album ‘Not Fragile’.

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s