Steppenwolf Featured On 80’s At 8 With “Born To Be Wild” [VIDEO]
Their first album that was self-titled, ‘Steppenwolf’ of 1968 produced a song that took off faster than the speed of light, “Born To Be Wild.“
The song has been featured in many movies but it got some major notoriety through came from the film, ‘Easy Rider‘ starring Peter Fonda and Dennis Hopper.
The memorable guitar riff comes from lead guitarist Michael Monarch who also made the songs, “Rock Me” and “Magic Carpet Ride” come to life.
Steppenwolf, “Born To Be Wild” in the opening credits of ‘Easy Rider’ and their performance of the song from 1969: