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Ted Nugent- “Ted Nugent” 45th Anniversary

Without fanfare ( and without radio airplay, I'm afraid ) forty-five years ago the self-titled Ted Nugent  album came out and proceeded to sell over a million copies, purely on his gonzo concerts. Tyrannosaurus Ted is my guest In the Studio.

ACDC- Guns for Hire- Detroit 11-83

The worldwide success of AC/DC Back in Black  , released forty years ago this month, made the follow-up album and North American tour in Fall 1983 a must-see event. Here are the Aussie maulers thundering through "Guns for Hire" live in the Motor City...

Damn Yankees 30th Anniversary- Tommy Shaw, Jack Blades, Ted Nugent, Michael Cartellone

The Nineties' first supergroup actually lived up to the hype: containing Styx singer/songwriter/guitarist Tommy Shaw, Night Ranger's singer/songwriter Jack Blades, drummer Michael Cartellone, and whackmaster Ted Nugent, the Damn Yankees   debut sold a whopping two million copies

Gary Hoey- Hocus Pocus/ Stranglehold- Dallas 10-93

Guitarslinger Gary Hoey had burst upon the scene that year with Animal Instinct  , showing up at my Friday afternoon live remote broadcast on Dallas/Ft.Worth radio Q102 in October 1993, and he brought his guitar and effects rack to play live.…

Hard+Heavy Box 10th Anniversary- Deep Purple, Whitesnake, KISS, Bad Company, Heart, Judas Priest, Boston

When entities outside of the rock world try to define it, I usually hold my breath and cover my eyes, but in 2008 the folks at Time- Life   did a pretty impressive job collecting hard rock genre-defining classics from Deep Purple, Whitesnake,…

Ted Nugent- Cat Scratch Forty

Ted Nugent does a colorful TED talk on Cat Scratch Forty!

Damn Yankees feat.Tommy Shaw- Renegade 1992

Nineties super group Damn Yankees featuring Michael Cartellone, Tommy Shaw, Jack Blades, and Ted Nugent live in Denver July 9, 1992 performing Tommy Shaw's Styx song "Renegade"

Texxas Jam ’78 Dallas Cotton Bowl 7-4-78

On July 4th weekend in 1978, almost 100,000 people crammed into the Cotton Bowl in Dallas for the first Texxas Jam on the hottest day of the decade to watch Van Halen, Heart, Ted Nugent, Aerosmith, Journey, Eddie Money, Walter Egan, Head East, & Frank Marino. It was one of the first stadium rock shows of this magnitude ever held in the South