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Rocker Randy Bachman: How I Got ‘Bach’ Together with Fred Turner

If you wanna see an iconic ‘70s rock group who’ve not played together in 19 years do just that, just try asking.

That’s what Ingolf Persson—manager of the annual Sweden Rock Festival—did with Bachman Turner Overdrive founders Fred Turner and Randy Bachman, who charted with hits like Takin’ Care of Business and You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet. And it worked like a charm.

“Now we’re back and it’s fantastic,” Randy (above) tells us of the Bachman-Turner reunion.

“Now we’re back and it’s fantastic,” Randy (above) says of his reunion with Fred.

Interviewed on Long Live Rock, Randy recounts how the reunion came about.

“We had an offer to play a great festival called Sweden Rock [in Sölvesborg, Sweden] and the offer was three years ago. So Fred emailed me. He said, ‘You wanna get together? This guy’s a fan of BTO. He wants you and me. He doesn’t want a different band or you and your band. He wants just

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