BLUE OYSTER CULT - DON'T FEAR THE REAPER Heard this in Six Feet Under and have loved it ever since.
What does DFTR stand for?
DFTR stands for Don't Fear The Reaper (song)
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- Dudley Federation of Tenant and Residents Associations (Brierley Hill, England, UK)
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- Direct Fourier Transform Spread
- Directory File Transfer System (Owl Computing Technologies)
- Don't Feed the Swedes (Sweden)
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Samples in periodicals archive:
Included are Blue Oyster Cult's Don't Fear The Reaper, Procol Harum's Salty Dog, Rush's Spirit Of The Radio, Jethro Tull's Sweet Dream and Genesis' Carpet Crawlers.
It's a collection of covers ranging from You're The One That I Want to Don't Fear The Reaper via Livin' Thing - and, as Paul Heaton explains, "provided us with the perfect opportunity to ruin songs we liked and turn songs we didn't like into masterpieces.
They all pale into insignificance, however, beside an extended Don't Fear The Reaper, the anthem that became a classic.
`` There are few albums where you could find The Stylistics' I'm Stone In Love With You sitting alongside Don't Fear The Reaper by Blue OysterCult; or S Club 7's Don't Stop Moving riding shotgun with Blitzkrieg Bop by The Ramones.
New titles include five additions to Legacy Legends, their best-of guide to American rock, with Blue Oyster Cult's inevitably-titled Don't Fear The Reaper topping the ball.
Both opening track I'm Gonna Make You Fall In Love With Me and a dance remake of Blue Oyster Cult classic Don't Fear The Reaper could well be hit singles.