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Old 09-14-2017, 01:42 AM
 
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"Ted Nugent" and "talent" don't belong in the same sentence (although I just did put them in the same sentence).
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Old 09-14-2017, 01:40 PM
 
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And some of the names listed in this thread who are in the HOF are the best of the best? Please.

Popularity doesn't meant you're talented.
It means you got lucky with a hit, and had a good PR machine.

Hall and Oates, the best of the best? Not really. Sold a lot of records and had hits? Yes.
100 times more worthy than Ted Nugent!
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Old 09-20-2017, 11:41 AM
 
Location: England
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"Crazy on You" and "Barracuda" worked for Heart.
That would be because Heart performed Nugent's songs far better than Ted ever could.
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Old 09-21-2017, 10:30 AM
 
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That would be because Heart performed Nugent's songs far better than Ted ever could.
That and dozens of other songs all so.
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Old 09-25-2017, 05:57 PM
 
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I'm no fan of nugents big narristic mouth, and hes always been that way. He has some cool tunes. And what about lyrics!!! "You can yank me, you can crank me, but just you don't forget in the morning to get up and thank me" I still can appreciate the great white buffalo too. Trouble is in the mid 80's to mid 90's axe swingers such as Ted were a dime a dozen in almost all white working and upper middle class neighborhoods. If you had a band the guitarist was the most expendable because there was so much skilled talent, not true with percussion, writers or vocalist.
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Old 09-30-2017, 06:31 PM
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I'm no fan of nugents big narristic mouth, and hes always been that way. He has some cool tunes. And what about lyrics!!! "You can yank me, you can crank me, but just you don't forget in the morning to get up and thank me" I still can appreciate the great white buffalo too. Trouble is in the mid 80's to mid 90's axe swingers such as Ted were a dime a dozen in almost all white working and upper middle class neighborhoods. If you had a band the guitarist was the most expendable because there was so much skilled talent, not true with percussion, writers or vocalist.
Agree.

The Great White Buffalo is a good one. I especially like the live version on
Ted's live LP...."Double Live Gonzo" ....I used to have it on vinyl but threw it away,
what was I thinking...Ted's raps between songs were gold.
"This here guitar was made in the motor city....guaranteed to blow the balls
off a charging rhino...." Priceless

Double live, Double heavy.
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Old 10-03-2017, 10:33 AM
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"This here guitar was made in the motor city....guaranteed to blow the balls
off a charging rhino...." Priceless

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wow that is so cool, makes me want to be 13 years old again
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Old 10-03-2017, 12:46 PM
 
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"This here guitar was made in the motor city....guaranteed to blow the balls
off a charging rhino...."

Ted now:

"This here guitar was made on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. Guaranteed to catch crabs and maybe a couple muskrat."
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Old 10-09-2017, 07:02 AM
 
Location: Annandale, VA
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He's right. I've never found TN to be talented. He's a mediocre guitar player who sounds like a wounded animal when he "sings"
The worst singers I ever heard are Neil Young and Bob Dylan.
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Old 10-09-2017, 10:47 AM
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The worst singers I ever heard are Neil Young and Bob Dylan.
True.

Ted Nugent is Pavarotti compared to them
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