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Since when is "Taking Care of Business" a more famous song than "You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet" ? Niall123
although Takin' Care of Business (awesome song) is more popular and famous than You Ain't Seen Nothin' Yet, You Ain't topped the chart's at #1 spot, while TCB never reached #1
Should there be a note about the movie High Fidelity: "We are no longer Sonic Death Monkey. We are on the verge of becoming Kathleen-Turner Overdrive, but just for tonight, we are Berry Jive and his Uptown Five"--Atticus2020 08:49, 27 July 2006 (UTC)
TCB has been more featured and commercially viable since its release, being featured in advertising campaigns and movies, it is still used in some Office Depot advertising spots. Bottom line, YASNY was a #1 hit, but TCB has proven to be more multi-faceted and long lasting. Hell, Elvis used the phrase as the logo for the necklaces his band and close friends wore for security reasons.
why is there a citation needed for them being on the Simpsons? It just seems like such a minor claim, why even bother? But now that you mention it, http://www.snpp.com/episodes/BABF09, viola, BTO. Jlee562 23:56, 21 November 2006 (UTC)
Can we get a lineups table please? This seems to be another longrunning band with a lot of personnel changes... --kingboyk 22:30, 28 January 2007 (UTC)
NOT The Guess Who
BTO did NOT start out as the Guess Who. Randy Bachman was part of the Guess Who, but he left over creative differences with the band's singer and other main songwriter, Burton Cummings. In fact, the Guess Who existed at the same time (although with many different lineups) as BTO.
- That change was made three days ago by an anonymous contributor, and I guess nobody noticed it. FWIW, anyway. Bearcat 07:27, 17 August 2007 (UTC)
I removed the trivia section (they are discouraged), but just to add the the pronunciation thing is wrong. Here in Canada at least BACKman Turner Overdrive is right. DJ Clayworth (talk) 17:16, 4 April 2008 (UTC)
Why is it "the American pronunciation"? "Bachman" is a name of German origin, and pronouncing it "Back" may be "Canadian", but it is not German. Nor is it "American". —Preceding unsigned comment added by 220.127.116.11 (talk) 03:17, 7 July 2008 (UTC)
- Of course you are right the name is probably of German origin, but like it or not it's now a Canadian name also and has got a different pronunciation. It's not the only European name that has been screwed up after crossing the Atlantic. But it's simply something we have to accept! Narking (talk) 17:09, 7 July 2008 (UTC)
I added a reference to the Wikipedia article on Canadian raising. Hopefully this will make it easier for Canadians to understand why almost no one outside of Canada pronounces the name as preferred by the Bachman family. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 18.104.22.168 (talk) 20:48, 8 January 2010 (UTC)
- That makes no sense. Canadian raising applies to diphthongs, which the vowel in "Bachman" is not. It is a vowel shift of some sort, but it is not Canadian raising. —Preceding unsigned comment added by 22.214.171.124 (talk) 04:12, 1 March 2010 (UTC)
I will change the "Canadian raising" reference to "Canadian shift", since this term more often is applied to single vowels than diphthongs. There are several different kinds of vowel shifts described in both articles. There is some disagreement on exactly what the terms mean. Varieties of the pattern can sometimes be found outside Canada, so this is intended to be a rather loosely defined term. "Canadian shift" is still the best way to explain why there is a pronunciation of the Bachman name that is, for the most part, unique to Canada. --126.96.36.199 (talk) 09:54, 25 March 2010 (UTC)
Original Research Claims
I added a column to the studio albums table, though really all the tables need it too, that shows what band name the album was released under. In essence, any line-up without Randy B was called "BTO", not Bachman–Turner Overdrive. This confusion is why Amazon have got completely screwed up in naming the band!
En dash in name?
This might be a completely trivial point, but should there be an en dash (Bachman–Turner Overdrive) rather than a hyphen (Bachman-Turner Overdrive) in this band's name, since it links two names a là Bose–Einstein condensate? (in this case, it links the Bachmans (Randy, Tim, and Robbie) with Fred Turner) It seems like it would comply with WP:ENDASH to me. Xnux the Echidna 00:12, 31 August 2009 (UTC)
i know yasny was a uk hit but did they have any other hit singles in uk and how did there albums sell 188.8.131.52 (talk) 14:17, 15 September 2009 (UTC) andy 15 9 2009 184.108.40.206 (talk) 14:17, 15 September 2009 (UTC)