Blue Oyster Cult – Burnin’ For You

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Blue Öyster Cult (often abbreviated BÖC) is an American rock band from Long Island, New York, whose most successful work includes the hard rock and heavy metal songs “(Don’t Fear) The Reaper”, “Godzilla” and “Burnin’ for You”. Since the release of their eponymous debut album in 1972, the band has sold over 24 million albums worldwide, including 7 million in the United States alone.

The band’s music videos, especially “Burnin’ for You”, received heavy rotation on MTV when the music television network premiered in 1981, cementing the band’s contribution to the development and success of the music video in modern pop culture.

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Blue Oyster Cult – Burnin’ For You

Blue Öyster Cult’s longest lasting and most commercially successful lineup included Donald “Buck Dharma” Roeser (lead guitar, vocals), Eric Bloom (lead vocals, “stun guitar”), Allen Lanier (keyboards, rhythm guitar, backing vocals), Joe Bouchard (bass, backing vocals) and Albert Bouchard (drums, percussion, backing vocals).

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Their debut album Blue Öyster Cult was released in January 1972, with a black and white cover designed by artist Bill Gawlik. The album featured the songs “Cities on Flame with Rock and Roll”, “Stairway to the Stars”, and “Then Came the Last Days of May”. The album sold well, and Blue Öyster Cult toured with artists such as The Byrds, Mahavishnu Orchestra, and Alice Cooper.

“Burnin’ for You” is a hit song by American hard rock band Blue Öyster Cult, from their Platinum Fire of Unknown Origin album, released in 1981. It hit #1 on the Billboard Top Tracks chart, and the single spent three weeks in the Top 40 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. It was aided by a popular early MTV music video. The song, like BOC’s other hit songs “Godzilla” and “(Don’t Fear) The Reaper”, was sung by guitarist Buck Dharma, who also co-wrote the song.

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