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Blue Oyster Cult: (Don't Fear) The Reaper Meaning

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Song Released: 1976


(Don't Fear) The Reaper Lyrics


All our times have come

Here but now they're gone

Seasons don't fear the reaper

Nor do the wind, the sun or the rain, we can be like they are



Come on baby, don't fear the reaper

Baby take my hand, don't fear the...

  1. anonymous
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    Nov 13th 2021 report

    Buck Dharma wrote this song when he was diagnosed with a heart defect in his early 20’s. He began to believe he would die young and leave his beloved wife behind all alone. The references to Romeo and Juliet are references to a live that transcends death, but is not an endorsement of suicide. Dharma himself has been clear about this. It is really a song of hope that we will see our departed loved ones again and that true love can defeat even death (a.k.a. “the grim reaper”).

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    Jan 23rd 2019 report

    In 1803, An Ebola outbreak occurred, Eric Morris, Eric Smith, And A Peruvian Torch, Matthew Middleton Christian. A Physician, From Amsterdam, declared a war for it.


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