Double Live Gonzo!

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Double Live Gonzo!
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Live album by
ReleasedJanuary 1978
Recordedwith Reelsound, Haji Sound ("Stormtroopin'") and Fedco Audio Remote Recorders ("Stranglehold")
GenreHard rock
Length84:57
LabelEpic
ProducerLew Futterman, Tom Werman
Ted Nugent chronology
Cat Scratch Fever
(1977)
Double Live Gonzo!
(1978)
Weekend Warriors
(1978)
Singles from Double Live Gonzo!
  1. "Yank Me, Crank Me" (live) / "Cat Scratch Fever (live)"
    Released: 1978
Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4.5/5 stars[1]
Classic Rock3/5 stars[2]
Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal8/10[3]
Rolling Stone(favorable)[4]

Double Live Gonzo! is a live album by the American hard rock guitarist Ted Nugent, released as a double LP in 1978. In addition to live versions of songs from previous albums, this double album also contains original material played live, including: "Yank Me, Crank Me" and "Gonzo". The album has reached 3× Platinum status in the United States.[5]

Track listing[edit]

All tracks written by Ted Nugent, except "Baby Please Don't Go" written by Big Joe Williams.

Side one
No.TitleRecorded atLength
1."Just What the Doctor Ordered"Nashville Municipal Auditorium, July 19775:26
2."Yank Me, Crank Me"Taylor County Coliseum, Abilene, Texas, November 19774:28
3."Gonzo"Freeman Coliseum, San Antonio, November 19773:59
4."Baby Please Don't Go"Taylor County Coliseum, Abilene, Texas, November 19775:58
Side two
No.TitleRecorded atLength
5."Great White Buffalo"Municipal Auditorium, Dallas, July 19766:23
6."Hibernation"San Antonio Convention Center, July 197616:54
Side three
No.TitleRecorded atLength
1."Stormtroopin'"Seattle Center Coliseum, August 19778:46
2."Stranglehold"Springfield Civic Center, June 197611:14
Side four
No.TitleRecorded atLength
3."Wang Dang Sweet Poontang"Nashville Municipal Auditorium, July 19776:18
4."Cat Scratch Fever"Nashville Municipal Auditorium, July 19774:49
5."Motor City Madhouse"Municipal Auditorium, Dallas, July 197610:35

Personnel[edit]

Band members
Production
  • Lew Futterman, Tom Werman – producers
  • Ric Browde – assistant to the producers
  • Tim Geelan – engineer, mixing at CBS Studios, New York
  • Don Puluse – engineer
  • Chet Himes, Malcom Harper, Alex Kazanegas, Tom Arrison, Bob Dickson, Perry Cheatham – remote recorders personnel
  • Gerard Huerta – lettering
  • David Gahr – photography
  • John Berg, Paula Scher – design
  • Mark Wilder – digital remastering

Charts[edit]

Album[edit]

Year Chart Position
1978 RPM100 Albums (Canada)[6] 11
Billboard 200 (US)[7] 13
Swedish Albums Chart[8] 24
UK Album Chart[9] 47

Singles[edit]

Year Title Chart Position
1978 "Yank Me, Crank Me" RPM100 Top Singles (Canada)[10] 56
Billboard Hot 100 (US)[11] 58

Certifications[edit]

Country Organization Year Sales
U.S. RIAA 1999 3× Platinum (3,000,000)[5]
Canada CRIA 1978 Gold (50,000)[12]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Ted Nugent - Double Live Gonzo! review". AllMusic. Retrieved 2011-12-16.
  2. ^ Dome, Malcolm (February 2005). "Double Live Gonzo". Classic Rock. No. 76. p. 109.
  3. ^ Popoff, Martin (October 2003). The Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal: Volume 1: The Seventies. Burlington, Ontario, Canada: Collector's Guide Publishing. p. 207. ISBN 978-1894959025.
  4. ^ Young, Charles M. (23 March 1978). "Album Reviews: Ted Nugent – Double Live Gonzo!". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on 2008-03-15. Retrieved 2011-12-16.
  5. ^ a b "RIAA Database: Search for Ted Nugent". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved 2011-12-16.
  6. ^ "Top Albums/CDs - Volume 29, No. 4, April 22, 1978". Library and Archives Canada. 22 April 1978. Retrieved 2011-12-18.
  7. ^ "Ted Nugent Chart History: Billboard 200". Billboard.com. Billboard. Retrieved October 8, 2018.
  8. ^ "Ted Nugent – Double Live Gonzo! (Album)". Swedishcharts.com. Media Control Charts. Retrieved 2011-12-17.
  9. ^ "Ted Nugent Official Charts". Official Charts Company. Retrieved October 8, 2018.
  10. ^ "Top Singles - Volume 29, No. 6, May 06, 1978". Library and Archives Canada. 6 May 1978. Retrieved 2011-12-18.
  11. ^ "Ted Nugent Chart History: Hot 100". Billboard.com. Billboard. Retrieved October 8, 2018.
  12. ^ "Gold Platinum Database: Search for Ted Nugent". Music Canada. Retrieved 2011-12-16.