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On December 10, 1985.

On December 1985, “Columbia” label released “Club Ninja”, the tenth Blue Öyster Cult album. It was recorded in 1985, at “Bearsville Studios” in Bearsville, “Boogie Hotel Studios” in Port Jefferson,  “Tallysin Studios” in Syosset, New York, “Warehouse Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Sandy Pearlman.

Personnel:

  • Eric Bloom– vocals, guitar
  • Donald “Buck Dharma” Roeser– vocals, guitars, keyboards
  • Joe Bouchard– bass, vocals, guitar
  • Tommy Zvoncheck – synthesizers, piano, organ
  • Jimmy Wilcox – background vocals, percussion
  • Thommy Price– drums
  • Phil Grande – guitars
  • Kenny Aaronson– bass
  • David Lucas, Joni Peltz, Dave Immer, Joe Caro – background vocals
  • Howard Stern– opening to “When the War Comes”
  • Paul Mandl – engineer, overdubs editor, programming
  • John Devlin, Toby Scott – engineers
  • David Lucas – additional production
  • Brian McGee – mixing

Track listing:

  1. White Flags – Leggatt Bros.
  2. Dancin’ in the Ruins – Larry Gottlieb, Jason Scanlon
  3. Make Rock Not War – Bob Halligan Jr.
  4. Perfect Water – Donald Roeser, Jim Carroll
  5. Spy in the House of the Night – Donald Roeser, Richard Meltzer
  6. Beat’ Em Up – Bob Halligan Jr.
  7. When the War Comes Home – Joe Bouchard, Sandy Pearlman
  8. Shadow Warrior – Eric Bloom, Donald Roeser, Eric Van Lustbader
  9. Madness to the Method – Donald Roeser, Dick Trismen
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In November 1977.

In November 1977, “Columbia” label released “Spectres”, the fifth Blue Öyster Cult studio album. It was recorded July – September 1977, and was produced by Murray Krugman, Sandy Pearlman, David Lucas, Eric Bloom, Donald Roeser, Allen Lanier, Joe Bouchard and Albert Bouchard.

Personnel:

  • Eric Bloom– guitar, vocals
  • Donald “Buck Dharma” Roeser– lead and rhythm guitars, vocals
  • Allen Lanier– keyboards, guitar, vocals
  • Joe Bouchard– bass guitar, guitar, vocals
  • Albert Bouchard– drums, harmonica, vocals
  • NewarkBoys Chorus – vocals
  • Shelly Yakus– engineer, mixing
  • John Jansen, Corky Stasiak, Thom Panunzio, Andy Abrams – engineer
  • Gray Russell, Dave Thoener, Jay Krugman, Rod O’Brien, Sam Ginsberg – assistant engineer
  • Joe Brescio – mastering
  • Roni Hoffman – design
  • Eric Meola– photos
  • David Infante – laser effects, photo assistance

Track listing:

  1. Godzilla – Donald Roeser
  2. Golden Age of Leather – Donald Roeser, Bruce Abbott
  3. Death Valley Nights – Albert Bouchard, Richard Meltzer
  4. Searchin for Celine – Allen Lanier
  5. Fireworks – Albert Bouchard
  6. U. Ready 2 Rock – Albert Bouchard, Sandy Pearlman
  7. Celestial the Queen – Joe Bouchard, Helen Wheels
  8. Goin’ Through the Motions – Bloom, Ian Hunter
  9. I Love the Night – Donald Roeser
  10. Nosferatu – Joe Bouchard, Helen Wheels

In April 1974.

In April 1974, “Columbia” label released “Secret Treaties”, the third Blue Öyster Cult studio album.  It was recorded in 1974, at “CBS Studios” in New York City, and was produced by Murray Krugman, David Lucas and Sandy Pearlman. The album cover art was by Ron Lesser. In 1975, a poll of critics of “Melody Maker” magazine voted “Secret Treaties” as the “Top Rock Album of All Time”.

Personnel:

  • Eric Bloom– vocals, stun guitar, keyboards
  • Donald “Buck Dharma” Roeser– lead guitar
  • Allen Lanier– keyboards, rhythm guitar, synthesizers, second lead guitar
  • Joe Bouchard– bass, vocals
  • Albert Bouchard– drums, vocals
  • Tim Geelan, Jerry Smith – engineering
  • Lehman Yates, Lou Schlossberg – recording

Track listing:

  1. Career of Evil – Patti Smith, Albert Bouchard
  2. Subhuman – Sandy Pearlman, Eric Bloom
  3. Dominance and Submission – Sandy Pearlman, Eric Bloom, Albert Bouchard
  4. ME 262 – Sandy Paerlman, Eric Bloom, Albert Bouchard
  5. Cagey Cretins – Richard Meltzer, Albert Bouchard
  6. Harvester of Eyes – Richard Meltzer, Eric Bloom, Donald “Buck Dharma” Roeser
  7. Flaming Telepaths – Sandy Pearlman, Eric Bloom, Albert Bouchard, Donald “Buck Dharma” Roeser
  8. Astronomy – Sandy Pearlman, Joe Bouchard, Albert Bouchard

On January 16, 1972.

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On January 16, 1972, “Columbia” label released the self titled debut album by Blue Öyster Cult.  It was recorded July – October 1971, at the “The Warehouse” and “CBS Studios” in New York, and was produce by  Murray Krugman, Sandy Pearlman and David Lucas.

Personnel:

  • Eric Bloom– lead vocals, stun guitar, keyboards
  • Albert Bouchard– drums, lead vocals
  • Joe Bouchard– bass, lead vocals
  • Allen Lanier– rhythm guitar, keyboards
  • Donald “Buck Dharma” Roeser– lead guitar, lead vocals

Track listing:

  1. Transmaniacon MC – Sandy Pearlman, Albert Bouchard, Donald “Buck Dharma” Roeser, Eric Bloom
  2. I’m on the Lamb but I Ain’t No Sheep – Sandy Pearlman, Albert Bouchard
  3. Then Came the Last Days of May – Donald “Buck Dharma” Roeser
  4. Stairway to the Stars – Richard Meltzer, Albert Bouchard, Donald “Buck Dharma” Roeser
  5. Before the Kiss, a Redcap – Allen Lanier, Sandy Pearlman, Donald “Buck Dharma” Roeser
  6. Screams – Joe Bouchard
  7. She’s as Beautiful as a Foot – Richard Meltzer, Allen Bouchard, Allen Lanier
  8. Cities on Flame with Rock and Roll – Sandy Pearlman, Donald “Buck Dharma” Roeser, Allen Bouchard
  9. Workshop of the Telescopes – Sandy Pearlman, Allen Bouchard, Donald “Buck Dharma” Roeser, Allen Lanier, Albert.Bouchard, Eric Bloom
  10. Redeemed – Sandy Pearlman, Harry Farcas, Albert Bouchard, Allen Lanier