Blue Oyster Cult – (Dont Fear) the Reaper full album version Lyrics

“(Don’t Fear) The Reaper” is a song by the rock band Blue Öyster Cult from their 1976 album, Agents of Fortune. It was written and sung by the band’s lead guitarist, Donald “Buck Dharma” Roeser, and is built around Dharma’s guitar riff that opens the song and continues throughout vytorin 10 40 mg tablet. The edited single version was Blue Öyster Cult’s biggest US hit, reaching #12 on the American charts in November 1976. The song remains a staple tune on classic rock radio playlists. In 1997, Mojo magazine ranked “(Don’t Fear) The Reaper” at #80 in the “100 Greatest Singles of All Time”. Rolling Stone magazine voted the song “Best Rock Single” of 1976, in 2004 the magazine’s list of the “500 Greatest Songs of All Time” ranked it at #397 and in 2009 it was named the 55th best hard rock song of all time by VH1. Part of the song’s appeal consists in its resonance with archetypal themes. The reaper is a reference to the Grim Reaper, a traditional symbol of death in European folklore. Moreover, songs and poetry pairing “Death and the Maiden” date back from before the Middle Ages. Lyrics such as “Romeo and Juliet are together in eternity” have led many listeners to interpret the song to be about a murder-suicide pact, but Dharma says the song is about eternal love, not death. The song has been covered an amazing 22 times with the 2 most popular covers by “The Goo Goo Dolls” and “Big Country” It has appeared in 19 different TV shows including “Saturday Night Live,” “Smallville,” “Bones,” “The Simpsons

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    1. great song but the guitar solo is way out of place. they should have put that in another song and made a more gentle solo for this.

    2. @SpartanMartan973 hahaha i love that solo, it’s like the first part of the song is about not fearing the reaper and then the solo comes in and it’s like OOOOHH CRAP!!! THE REAPER’S AFTER ME AND IT’S GONNA REAP SOUL, AAAAAAAAAHHH!!!!!!!!… different points of view i guess

    3. I first came across this song in the tv series Supernatural, have loved it ever since!!!!!!!

    4. 76′ blue oyster cult, don’t fear the reaper………2010 Justin bieber..where the fuck did we go wrong?

    5. This song is on Stephen Kings,” The Stand”. The movie actually makes this song more powerful.

    6. @TheSethBoom Ya know, you could say the thing about “hair of the dog” by Nazareth

    7. @Ginga The only thing I can think of as to why that would considered a “Fail”

      It took you quite a long time to find out what this song’s title was

    8. @Gecko7291971

      LOL! I guess that could be considered “fail”. Finding it the way I did is a big-time “win” though.

    9. @Ginga same thing happened with my favorite techno song. dj fresh – escape. heard it when i was around 6 or 7 when my older brother showed me it, then never heard it til i finally found it on the “top 5 best techno songs ever” here on youtube (just before turning 19) a couple weeks ago. talk about best feeling ever!

    10. @twilightfanchick2 You don’t have to understand it. Only respect it as an irrefutable fact.

    11. @ktbabydoll91 Fitting.
      It’s actually been played in the car in several movies and tv shows right before someone kills or is killed.

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