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(Don't Fear) The Reaper
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(Don't Fear) The Reaper
Lead Guitarist for The Kicks, Adam Stark, gives a lesson on "(Don't Fear) The Reaper" by Blue Oyster Cult. This song was recorded on the album, Agents of Fortune, in 1976. The edited single version was Blue Öyster Cult's biggest US hit, reaching #12 on the American charts in November 1976, and is listed at #397 on the Rolling Stones list of the top 500 songs of all time. This song also made debut in the extremely popular SNL "Cowbell" skit with Christopher Walken and Will Ferrell.

Adam plays an Epiphone 1966 Worn Wilshire Tremotone in the lesson.



Adam Stark
    Adam Stark is a blues/rock based guitar player born and raised in Nashville, TN. His love for rock 'n roll of the 60's and 70's has shaped his style towards that of Jimmy Page, Billy Gibbons, Jimi Hendrix, and Stevie Ray Vaughn. His experience in the music industry has included years of touring for country, rock, and Christian acts, studio sessions, and running his own music lessons business. He is currently the lead guitar player and songwriter for the Nashville-based rock band, The Kicks.

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"(DON'T FEAR) THE REAPER"
© 1976 Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC.
Written by Buck Dharma
All rights administered by Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC,
8 Music Square West, Nashville, TN 37203.

All Rights Reserved. Used by Permission

Lesson Details
Skill Level:
Advanced
Genres:
Rock
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