Bachman-Turner Overdrive Drummer dead at 69

Robbie Bachman, drummer and co-founder of Canadian rock band “Bachman-Turner Overdrive,” has died at the age of 69. His older brother Randy Bachman, front-man and guitarist of the group, made the announcement on Twitter. The band, often abbreviated “BTO,” was founded in the 1973 by the Bachman brothers and bassist Fred Turner. Their 1970’s discography included five top 40 albums and six US top 40 singles (11 in Canada).

Robbie Bachman was last active with the band from 1988 to 2005. The drummer experienced the band’s most successful period in the 1970s with hits including “Roll On Down the Highway,” Takin’ Care of Business,” “Hey You” and their best known hit “You Ain’t seen Nothing Yet.”

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