Bachman Manor (famous home & studio of Randy Bachman of Bachman-Turner Overdrive)

Bachman Manor is a 16,000 square foot home on 30 acres and was built in 1976 by Randy Bachman of the band Bachman-Turner Overdrive (BTO) for $3 million initially as a weekend retreat, though by the time it was finished it had become the family's primary home and eventually became used as a recording studio for Randy and for guests who stayed there such as Frank Sinatra, the Beach Boys, members of the Beatles, and rocker Sammy Hagar.

Bachman-Turner Overdrive has sold over 20 million albums worldwide and are known for 1970's songs, such as, "Let It Ride", "You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet", "Takin' Care of Business" and "Roll On Down the Highway".

It is now under new ownership.
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@ 2011-02-10 18:06:04
Welcome to VGT! Nice first map.

A couple of things to know for future submissions...
- Whenever possible, add a more info link. I plugged his wikipedia article on this map for you.
- Before copying the map's URL, make sure all pushpins and labels are disabled.
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@ 2011-11-27 22:01:07
Randy 's house was foreclosed on by the bank. It was sold and made into a rehab centre that lost money and was sold then a family bought it then it became a B&B that lost money and sold again. Frank Sinatra never went there neither did the Beatles. Bruce Johnston is the only Beach Boy that was there. Randy didn't meet Ringo until 1995. He married his second wife in that house in 1983 and is now divorced from her. He hasn't lived in that house for 23 years.