Free Wheelin'

Album: Not Fragile (1974)
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Songfacts®:

  • This instrumental song penned by BTO guitarist Blair Thorton was dedicated to the late Allman Brothers guitarist Duane Allman. >>
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    Jack - converse, TX

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  • Barry from Sauquoit, NyBachman-Turner Overdrive have been elected into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame (induction ceremonies will be on March 30th, 2014)...
    The group had won seven Juno Awards (Canadian Grammy)...
    Member Randy Bachman is already in the Hall of Fame as a member of the 'Guess Who'...
    Both Randy Bachman and Fred Turner celebrated their 70th birthdays last year; Mr. Bachman on September 27th, 2013 and Mr. Turner on October 16th, 2013.
  • Zabadak from London, EnglandThis track was released on the flip of the worldwide mega-selling single "You Ain't Seen Nothing Yet" and is actually entitled "Freewheelin'".
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