Tim Bachman, co-founding guitarist and singer of Bachman-Turner Overdrive, has died, People can confirm. He was 71. His brother Robbie Bachmann, the co-founding guitarist, and singer of Bachmann-Turner Overdrive, died three months later. His father who originally played in the BTO from 1973 to 1974, before reuniting with the group a decade later “died of complications from cancer throughout his brain.
Tim’s son, Paxton Bachman, said in a Facebook post on Friday. Following his father’s death, Paxton also performed at the Fanny Bay Inn in Canada to honor the late star, where he thanked attendees for showing up after a “tough couple of days.” Years later, in 2014, the BTO Canadian was Inducted into the Music Hall of Fame.
In later years, Tim worked as a realtor, according to Loudwire. Beating behind BTO, my younger brother Robbie joined Mom, dad & brother on the other side. ‘I love you keep sharing Paxton’s music.’ Paxton also recounted his final moments with his father on Facebook. He said yesterday afternoon sitting with Dad and reminiscing about some of the good times we had.
Bachmann-Turner Overdrive drummer Robbie Bachmann dies at 69 Together we rocked the world. Tim helped form the BTO in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada in 1973 after their sibling Randy left the band The Guess Who. Tim’s death follows his brother and fellow bandmate Robbie’s death in January at age 69. Randy shared the news on Twitter at the time. He called the loss another sad departure.
The musician appeared on two of the band’s albums from 1973, Bachmann-Turner Overdrive and Bachmann-Turner Overdrive II – on which he wrote the tracks Down and Out Man Blown and I Don’t Have to Hide. Years later, in 2014, the BTO was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame. In later years Tim worked as a realtor according to Loudwire. My father passed away this afternoon.
Thank you everyone for the kind words,” Paxton wrote. “I’m thankful I finally got to spend some time with him. Hold your loved ones and hug them close. You never know how much time you have.” There is nothing you can do to help. Breaking my heart. Thank you for our time together.