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Steppenwolf

Led by John Kay (born Joachim Krauledat, April 12, 1944), Steppenwolf's blazing biker anthem "Born to Be Wild" roared out of speakers everywhere in the fiery summer of 1968, John Kay's threatening rasp sounding a mesmerizing call to arms to the counterculture movement rapidly sprouting up nationwide. German immigrant Kay got his professional start in a bluesy Toronto band called Sparrow, recording for Columbia in 1966. After Sparrow disbanded, Kay relocated to the West Coast and formed Steppenwolf, named after the Herman Hesse novel. "Born to Be Wild," their third single on ABC-Dunhill, was immortalized on the soundtrack of Dennis Hopper's underground film classic Easy Rider. The song's reference to "heavy metal thunder" finally gave an assignable name to an emerging genre. Steppenwolf's second monster hit that year, the psychedelic "Magic Carpet Ride," and the follow-ups "Rock Me," "Move Over," and "Hey Lawdy Mama" further established the band's credibility on the hard rock circuit. By the early '70s, Steppenwolf ran out of steam and disbanded. Kay continued to record solo, as other members put together ersatz versions of the band for touring purposes. During the mid-'80s Kay re-formed his own version of Steppenwolf, grinding out his hits (and some new songs) at oldies shows. Nevertheless, they'll be remembered for generations to come for creating one of the ultimate gas'n'go rock anthems of all time. ~ Bill Dahl & Cub Koda, Rovi
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turnercr7
Steppenwolf is immensely underrated. Even artist bio by Pandora doesn't do them justice. Shame on you Pandora
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Great stripper song
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k.hattorff
Some Incredible lyrics for sure. The best drummer to hit the licks of all was Jerry Posin in my opinion
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barnettclelo n
Don't read this because it actually works. You will be on the nearest Friday by the love of your life. Tomorrow will be the best day of your life. However if you don't post this you will be injured (you won't die) in two days. Now that you have started reading this don't stop. Post this on at least five other stations/ song's in the next 143 minutes. When you're done press f6 and your lover's name will appear on the screen in big letters. This is so scary this actually works.
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This is chill.
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Don't read this because it actually works. You will be kissed on the nearest Friday by the love of your life. However if you don't post this you will be injured(but won't die) in two days now you started reading this so don't stop. Post this on at least five other songs in the next 143 minutes when your done press f6 and your lovers name will appear on the screen with big letter this is so scary because it actually works
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Jay and silent bob
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I love born to be wild I know all of the words and it's such a cool tune it's got
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This song was in Austin powers!
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gertrude8199
i wanna burp but i cant
also im probably the only person in my school who knows dis song
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I was truly born to be wild!
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Nice
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My favorite group
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Still a hippie inside. We may wear are clothes different today but the hippie is still there.
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Wow
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Rock on x navy guy
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Like Linkin Park's "Numb."
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ENYA has her place, but we need also artists who address the realities of our increasingly dangerous time.
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We need all of these terrific groups back NOW. Civil rights are trembling on the ramparts; the moral intelligence of "statesmen" reads in double digits. A society's integrity can be measured by its arts-and we've got ENYA???
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magic carpet ride,Oh yessss Luv this song!
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Great
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Love 60's music!
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Ohhhhhh the 60s thank u the wolf john Kay great pipes
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BORN TO BE WILD YEAH RACING WIT DA WIND IN DA CALI AZ DESERT OOOOH YEAH!!
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Magic carpet ride
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Steppenwolf
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Hippie music that got lost great artist that sang directly to the hippies awsome jams
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avereemarie
If you were born after 1990 the only way have heard this music is probably because your dad turned you on to it !
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It's Never Too Late Awesome song that I hadn't heard in 40 years! Took me right back.
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good memories...h e a v y metal thunder.
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perez1340
Have you all heard the "CULT'S version....a w e s o m e
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dragonlady60 8 8
easy rider
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dragonlady60 8 8
love. stepenwolf.. . . . r i d e . . w i t h pride
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Born to be wild
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AWESOME BAND
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ladybugc86
Let the sound take you away.....
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tenamgray8
YES!
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Black lights, posters all over the rm. Red bud!!! That was & I made it!!!
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Born to be wild
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Steppenwolf reminds me of the many times that I stepped in dog poop.
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You have to be High to enjoy Steppenwolf
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We droped acid to this music Steppenwolf
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This is the real weed music from yesteryear
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We were Flower Children Then . VW Buses . With Flowers on them headed to NewxYourk State to the Big Bash . Jimmy Hindricks
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Steppenwolf was in the years wen we staid stoned . Pot & Acid . Years . Good times .
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Ohhhhhhh Yeeahhhhh MMMMMMhhhhhh h h h h h h h Alright getty getty getty getty on up
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hoches
saw him live and still remember the energy
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Born to b wild. Good song
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Enough the flashbacks!! ! Haha
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Theme song for opening credits or somewhere was steppenwolf born to be wild...

Yet recall there being several songs plastered into ambience for Easy Rider so... More digging yet whatever tragic ending
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