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")
Genre Hard rock, heavy metal
Length84:57
Label Epic
Producer Lew 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
AllMusic Star full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar half.svg [1]
Classic Rock Star full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svgStar empty.svg [2]
Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal 8/10 [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]

Contents

Track listing

All tracks are 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

Band members
Production

Charts

Album

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

Singles

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

Certifications

CountryOrganizationYearSales
U.S. RIAA 19993× Platinum (3,000,000) [5]
Canada CRIA 1978Gold (50,000) [12]

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