Sunday, December 13: Rock n Roll Birthdays
Happy Birthday today (Dec. 13) to Ted Nugent. The rocker is 67. Other birthdays today include guitarist Jeff "Skunk" Baxter (Steely Dan, Doobie Brothers) who turns 67 and bassist Dana Strum of Slaughter (57).
No matter what your opinion of Ted, you can’t deny the guy rocks! Nugent first gained fame as lead guitarist with the band The Amboy Dukes, who scored a hit in 1968 with "Journey to the Center of the Mind". He would then embark on a solo career with a string of hits in the 1970's including "Stranglehold", "Cat Scratch Fever", and
In 2011, Ted Nugent reunited with singer Derek St. Holmes (who was the singer and rhythm guitar player for Ted Nugent’s successful early solo career) for live shows. I got to meet Uncle Ted at The Chance a couple years back. Check out the photo below: