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AUDIO: Blue Öyster Cult (1978)

Ian Ravendale, Rock's Backpages audio, 30 April 1978

In which the late Allen Lanier debunks myths, largely spread by Richard Meltzer, about the band's formation; discusses songwriting formulae for success and disputes the latent satire in their music; and talks about the role of producers and, specifically, Sandy Pearlman's relationship to the band.


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