David Lucas

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Birthday
21, 1937
Birthplace
New York
Birth Sign
Taurus
Birthday
21, 1937 (age 81)
Birthplace
New York

About

Created many classic commercial jingles. He inserted the cowbell into "(Don't Fear) the Reaper" by Blue Oyster Cult.

Before Fame

He began writing commercial jingles in the 1960s. His clients included AT&T for whom he created the "Reach Out and Touch Someone" jingle and Meow Mix for whom he created the Meow theme.

Trivia

He also worked as a record promoter, helping to boost the airplay of Paul Anka, Frankie Avalon, Sam Cooke, and The Everly Brothers.

Family Life

He began singing with his parents publicly when he was four.

Associated With

His cowbell addition to "(Don't Fear) the Reaper" was parodied in a "Saturday Night Live" skit featuring Christopher Walken from a 2000 appearance.