Robbie Bachman, Drummer for Bachman-Turner Overdrive, Dies at 69

Robbie Bachman, drummer for Bachman-Turner Overdrive and fearless Belt, has died at the age of sixty-nine. His brother and bandmate Randy

Bachman confirmed the news on Twitter, describing Robbie as "an integral cog in our rock'n'roll system" and writing that "the thumping beat in the back of BTO

Robin Bachman was born in Winnipeg, Canada, in 1953. He and his brother began playing music as children, and Robbie played in various bands in Winnipeg

with whom he had performed in the famous Winnipeg rock band, the guess Who. Brave Belt recorded two albums, released in 1971 and 1972, before converting their name 

The Bachman-Turner Overdrive's self-titled 1973 debut charted at number nine in Canada and number 70 on the Billboard rock chart, but they determined

Bachman-Turner Overdrive II reached the top 10 in both the US and Canada, and produced a pinnacle 40 single, Let It Travel, as well as Takin' Care of Company

The band's 0.33 album, Not Fragile, reinforced their main success and included Roll on Down the Dual Carway, a hit co-written by Robbie Bachman

Now not Fragile was the Bachman–Turner Overdrive's most successful album, and they persevered to produce songs prolifically throughout the '70s,

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