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On This Day in 1968 – ‘Born To Be Wild’ by Steppenwolf Was Certified Gold

One of the great ‘hard rock’ bands of the 70′s, Steppenwolf made HUGE waves with their hit ‘Born to Be Wild‘. As a matter of fact, the term ‘heavy metal’ comes directly from a lyric in the song!

‘I like smokin’ lightnin’
Heavy metal thunder…
Racin’ with the wind
and the feelin’ that I’m under’

Bikers across the nation made the tune their theme song, especially after the release of ‘Easy Rider‘:

Speaking of bikers, make sure you join us this Sunday for the West Texas Troop Salute & Motorcycle Rally!

Here’s the band performing the song live:

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