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Ted Nugent

"Theodore "Ted" Nugent" (born December 13, 1948) (aka ""The Nuge"", ""Uncle Ted"", ""Terrible Ted"",""Sweaty Teddy"", ""Theodocious Atrocious"" and ""The Motor City Madman"") is a hard rock guitarist from Detroit, Michigan, originally gaining fame as a member of the Amboy Dukes, and recently gaining fame (and notoriety) for his support for hunting and conservative political views. Some of his best known songs include "Stranglehold," "Free For All," "Dog Eat Dog," "Wang Dang Sweet Poontang," "Cat Scratch Fever," "Motor City Madhouse," "Great White Buffalo," and "Wango Tango." Nugent gained acclaim for his raucous, intense live music, and still tours frequently today.

The Amboy Dukes' second single was "Journey to the Center of the Mind", which Nugent, an ardent anti-drug campaigner, claimed he didn't know was about drug use. ''The Amboy Dukes'' (1967), ''Journey to the Center of the Mind'' (1968) and ''Migration'' (1969) -- all recorded on the Mainstreamâ„¢ label -- sold moderately well. After settling down in a ranch in Michigan, in 1973 he signed a record deal with Frank Zappa's new record label DiscReet and recorded Call Of The Wild. The following year, Tooth Fang & Cl...

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