If You Can't Lick 'Em...Lick 'Em

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If You Can't Lick 'Em...Lick 'Em
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Studio album by Ted Nugent
Released February 1988
Recorded Conway Recording Studios, Hollywood, California, 1987
Genre Hard rock
Length 40:12
Label Atlantic
Producer Tom Werman, Duane Baron, John Purdell, Ted Nugent
Ted Nugent chronology
Little Miss Dangerous
(1986)Little Miss Dangerous1986
If You Can't Lick 'Em...Lick 'Em
(1988)
Spirit of the Wild
(1995)Spirit of the Wild1995
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
AllMusic 2/5 stars[1]
Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal 6/10[2]

If You Can't Lick 'Em...Lick 'Em is the tenth studio album by American hard rock guitarist Ted Nugent, released in 1988. The album reached No. 112 in the Billboard 200 US chart.[3]

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and arranged by Ted Nugent, except "That's the Story of Love", written by Jon Bon Jovi, Richie Sambora and Ted Nugent.

Side one
  1. "Can't Live with 'Em" - 4:19
  2. "She Drives Me Crazy" - 2:45
  3. "If You Can't Lick 'Em...Lick 'Em" - 6:10
  4. "Skintight" - 3:10
  5. "Funlover" - 4:45
Side two
  1. "Spread Your Wings" - 5:59
  2. "The Harder They Come (The Harder I Get)" - 3:39
  3. "Separate the Men from the Boys, Please" - 3:55
  4. "Bite the Hand" - 2:58
  5. "That's the Story of Love" - 3:01

Personnel[edit]

Musicians[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Duane Baron - producer on tracks 2, 3, 8-10, engineer
  • Richard McKernan - engineer
  • Bryan Arnett, Gary Wagner - assistant engineers
  • Bobby Warner - mastering
  • Bob Defrin - art direction
  • Peter Tsakiris - art direction, design
  • Ross Marino - photography
  • Roy Volkman - cover photo, photography
  • Eric Conn - digital remastering

References[edit]

  1. ^ Franck, John. "Ted Nugent If You Can't Lick 'Em...Lick 'Em review". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2012-02-04. 
  2. ^ Popoff, Martin (1 November 2005). The Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal: Volume 2: The Eighties. Burlington, Ontario, Canada: Collector's Guide Publishing. p. 248. ISBN 978-1894959315. 
  3. ^ "If You Can't Lick 'Em...Lick 'Em Billboard Albums". AllMusic. Rovi Corporation. Retrieved 2012-02-04. 
  4. ^ "Chuck Wright Interview". Music Legends. Retrieved 3 July 2013.