Blue Öyster Cult

Blue Öyster Cult is an American rock band formed in Stony Brook, New York in 1967 best known for the singles " The Reaper", "Burnin' for You", "Cities on Flame with Rock and Roll", "Godzilla." Blue Öyster Cult has sold more than 24 million records worldwide, including 7 million in the United States alone. The band's music videos "Burnin' for You," received heavy rotation on MTV when the music television network premiered in 1981, cementing the band's contribution to the development and success of the music video in modern popular culture. Blue Öyster Cult's longest-lasting and most commercially successful lineup included Donald "Buck Dharma" Roeser, Eric Bloom, Allen Lanier, Joe Bouchard, Albert Bouchard; the band's current lineup includes Roeser and Bloom, as well as Danny Miranda, Jules Radino and Richie Castellano. The band originated as a group called Soft White Underbelly in 1967 in the vicinity of Stony Brook University on Long Island, at the prompting of critic and manager Sandy Pearlman.

The group consisted of guitarist Buck Dharma, drummer Albert Bouchard, keyboardist Allen Lanier, singers Jeff Kagel and Les Braunstein and bassist Andrew Winters. Pearlman wanted the group to be the American answer to Black Sabbath. Pearlman was important to the band – he was able to get them gigs and recording contracts with Elektra and Columbia, he provided them with his poetry for use as lyrics for many of their songs, including "Astronomy". Writer Richard Meltzer provided the band with lyrics from their early days up through their most recent studio album. Pearlman gave stage names to each of the band members but only Buck Dharma kept his; the band recorded an album's worth of material for Elektra Records in 1968. When Braunstein departed in early 1969, Elektra shelved the album. In 1968, the band moved in together at their first house in the Thomaston area of Great Neck, New York. Eric Bloom was hired by the band as their acoustic engineer and became lead singer, replacing Braunstein, through a series of three unlikely coincidences, one in which Lanier decided to join Bloom on a drive to an upstate gig where he spent the night with Bloom's old college bandmates and got to hear old tapes of Bloom's talent as lead vocalist.

Because of this, Bloom was offered the job of lead singer for Soft White Underbelly. However, a bad review of a 1969 Fillmore East show caused Pearlman to change the name of the band – first to Oaxaca to the Stalk-Forrest Group; the band recorded yet another album's worth of material for Elektra, but only one single was released on Elektra Records. The album featured Bloom as their main lead singer, but Roeser sang lead on a few songs, a pattern of sharing lead vocals that has continued throughout the band's career. After a few more temporary band names, including the Santos Sisters, the band settled on Blue Öyster Cult in 1971. New York City producer/composer and jingle writer David Lucas saw the band perform and took them into his Warehouse Recording Studio and produced four demos, with which Pearlman was able to get the renamed band another audition with Columbia Records. Clive Davis liked what he heard, signed the band to the label; the first album was subsequently recorded by Lucas on eight track at Lucas' studio.

Winters would be replaced by Bouchard's brother, Joe Bouchard. Their debut album Blue Öyster Cult was released in January 1972, with a black-and-white cover designed by artist Bill Gawlik; the album featured the songs "Cities on Flame with Rock and Roll", "Stairway to the Stars" and "Then Came the Last Days of May". By this time, the band's sound had become more oriented toward hard rock, but songs like "She's As Beautiful As a Foot" and "Redeemed" showed a strong element of the band's psychedelic roots. All of the band members except for Allen Lanier sang lead, a pattern that would continue on many subsequent albums, although lead singer Eric Bloom sang the majority of the songs; the album sold well, Blue Öyster Cult toured with artists such as the Byrds, Mahavishnu Orchestra and Alice Cooper. During the touring process, the band's sound became more direct, their next album Tyranny and Mutation, released in 1973, was written while the band was on tour for their first LP. It contained songs such as "The Red and the Black", "Hot Rails to Hell" and "Baby Ice Dog", the first of the band's many collaborations with Patti Smith.

It featured a harder-rocking approach than before, though the band's songs were growing more complex. The album outsold a trend that would continue with their next few albums; the band's third album, Secret Treaties received positive reviews, featuring songs such as "Career of Evil", "Dominance and Submission" and "Astronomy". As a result of constant touring, the band was now cap

General Villegas Airport

General Villegas Airport is an airport serving the town of General Villegas in the Buenos Aires Province of Argentina. The airport is 3 kilometres north of General Villegas; the airport has crossing runways. The asphalt Runway 03/21 is marked closed; the 910 metres grass Runway 13/31 is marked closed as of 11/17/2016. Google Earth Historical Imagery shows the runway was closed sometime after 3/4/2016 due to flooding in its central section; the Laboulaye VOR is located 54.6 nautical miles north-northwest of the airport. The General Pico VOR is located 55.5 nautical miles southwest of General Villegas Airport. Argentina portal Aviation portal Transport in Argentina List of airports in Argentina Talk:General Villegas Airport OpenStreetMap - General Villegas OurAirports - General Villegas Airport Accident history for General Villegas Airport at Aviation Safety Network


Khaskheli is a Sindhi tribe in Sindh and Balochistan, Pakistan. The tribe trace its linkages as offshoot of Samma tribe in Sindh. Khasakhel is a tribe in Sindh; this is considered a warrior clan which defeated Raja Dahir. After the death of Mohammad Bin Qasim they spread the Islamic religion, they last fought against the British rule under the Talpur Dynasty of Sindh. After the fall of the Talpur dynasty in Sindh they were dispersed by the British rulers, some of them were arrested and hanged with their supporter Pir Pagara, they were the first clan to allow marriage outside and due to this they were scattered all over the South Asia. Lanjar