Donald (Buck Dharma) Roeser

by Jim
(Texas)

Donald (Buck Dharma) Roeser - the one in white

Donald (Buck Dharma) Roeser - the one in white

Listen to "Bucks Boogie" Live or The Last Days of May.


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Editor's Note: although the name Buck Dharma is familar, I needed to do a little research to figure out who he is. He's an American songwriter and guitarist, perhaps best known as a bandmember in Blue Öyster Cult, going back to the group's founding in 1967. He wrote and sang the lead vocal on many of the BOC most popular hits,e.g. "(Don't Fear) The Reaper" and "Burnin' for You". His real name is Donald Roeser; the nickname came from an idea of band managed Sandy Pearlman...he envisioned each bandmember having an unusual stage name. As it turned out, Roeser was the only one who really liked the idea, and his was the only name that stuck. He is notable for playing the the Gibson SG and many custom Steinberger models.

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Dec 17, 2016
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Buck Rocks NEW
by: Guitar Lover

Buck is THE best! I love his style whether playing fast or slow he plays with lots of empathy and innovation.

Jul 14, 2011
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Buck's Boogie
by: SG White

Excellent rock guitarist. He plays fast scales
like most rock guitarists but few can muster
melody lines that are as inventive as Buck's.
Check out his solos in "Sinful love" and "the Vigil" or any other Blue Oyster Cult track.

Mar 18, 2009
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the best guitarest in the world
by: sam meister

he is the best

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