|"Cat Scratch Fever"|
|Single by Ted Nugent|
|from the album Cat Scratch Fever|
|Released||May 13, 1977|
|Ted Nugent singles chronology|
"Cat Scratch Fever" is a rock song by Ted Nugent that appears on the album of the same name. The song is well known for its signature riff, which is a 3-tone minor-key melody harmonized in parallel fourths. In 2009, it was named the 32nd best hard rock song of all time by VH1.
|Canadian RPM Top Singles||37|
|U.S. Billboard Hot 100||30|
|"Cat Scratch Fever"|
|Single by Pantera|
|from the album Detroit Rock City: Music from the Motion Picture|
|Pantera singles chronology|
The tune was covered by Pantera for Detroit Rock City 's CD soundtrack. Their version peaked at 40 on the Mainstream Rock chart. Nugent criticized the version claiming, "It was exceedingly white. No soul, no balls, no feel. Caucasian all the way."
|U.S. Billboard Mainstream Rock Tracks||40|
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