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Old 02-19-2019, 06:06 AM
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Default Hilarious and serious at the same time... More Cowbell

Donald Roeser and Eric Bloom of Blue ÷yster Cult discuss the genesis of "Don't Fear the Reaper" and the cowbell, HERE. And you can listen while you read along.

This is one of those songs that was accused of malicious underlying themes. Anyone who really listened knew better, but it is nice to see that reinforced by the guys who wrote it.

Meanwhile, more cowbell.





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Some good insight to this classic song. I understood what the song was about, but not the thought process behind its creation.

I got a fever...
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Old 02-19-2019, 03:08 PM
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Great read. I always thought the song was self explanatory. Donít fear death.
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