Top 10 Cowbell Songs

Most of you probably remember this classic Saturday Night Live skit starring Christopher Walken:


Well, the online magazine Music Aficionado has put out a list of 10 of the greatest rock cowbell songs of all time, led, of course, by the one used in the skit — Blue Oyster Cult‘s “(Don’t Fear) the Reaper.”

Here are the other nine:

  • War “Low Rider”
  • Marvin Gaye “Got to Give It Up”
  • James Gang “Funk #49”
  • Creedence Clearwater Revival “Born on the Bayou”
  • The Chambers Brothers “Time Has Come Today”
  • Grand Funk “We’re an American Band”
  • Nazareth “Hair of the Dog”
  • Mountain “Mississippi Queen”
  • The Rolling Stones “Honky Tonk Women”