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  • Takin' Care of Business

    Sue Rogers posted on October 31, 2014 17:02

    Download the Lyrics and Chords

    The video is in the same key, but I've shortened up the arrangement for BUG. Have fun!

    "Takin' Care of Business" is a song written by Randy Bachman and first recorded by Canadian rock group Bachman–Turner Overdrive (BTO) for their 1973 album Bachman–Turner Overdrive II. Randy Bachman had developed what would later become "Takin' Care of Business" while still a member of The Guess Who. It reached number 12 on the US Billboard Hot 100 (August 10, 1974), number 6 on the Cash Box Top 100, and number 3 on the Canadian RPM charts, and would become one of BTO's most enduring and well-known songs. "Takin' Care of Business" spent 20 weeks on the Billboard Hot 100, longer than any other BTO single.

    In 2011, Bachman said it was the most licensed song in Sony Music's publishing catalogue. It is often referred to as "the provincial rock anthem of Manitoba." Bachman himself uses the song as the theme song for his CBC Radio music show, Vinyl Tap.

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    A video for this song:

    Posted in: Individual Songs, November 2014 Anything Goes, June 2015 - Canada eh!?, April 2016 Anything Goes (0 Comments)


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