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Bachman Turner Overdrive: BTO II (Mercury)

John Swenson, Zoo World, 28 February 1974

BACHMAN TURNER Overdrive emerged as one of the best new groups of 1973, and their debut album was the best work to come out of the usually wimpy Canadian rock scene since Domenic Troiano's Tricky (one of the great unrecognized classics of the decade). Bachman Turner Overdrive is better than the Guess Who at their best, so the group pretty much rewrites the book on Canadian rock bands.

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