He was the bass player who took care of business.
Recommended to Randy Bachman by Neil Young, Charles Frederick Turner is the “T” in BTO aka, the mighty Bachman-Turner-Overdrive. An accomplished singer, guitarist, composer – that’s CFT’s lead vocals on a few of Canadian band’s most recognizable hits including “Let It Ride,” and “Roll On Down the Highway” among others.
A pocket player now favors extended range (see below) and who plays to the song – Turner has occasionally reunited with his band-mates over the years, and has recorded and toured with Randy under the Bachman & Turner moniker.
Fred Turner Sound & Vision….
“Let It Ride” https://youtu.be/S13DozOsAu8
“Roll On Down the Highway” https://youtu.be/Gi0Opxwyino
“Takin’ Care of Business” with Paul Shaffer: https://youtu.be/ybtl9qVFAjc