Lew Futterman is an American record producer and manager, who was most active in the 1960s to the early 1980s. Commencing as of 1977, he has increasingly been involved in real estate development, primarily in New York City.
Following graduation from Cornell University,Lewis (Lew) Futterman, was initially a producer for Prestige Records. He later became an independent producer, with a portfolio of jazz, soul and rock artists and bands he managed, or whose recordings he produced, including Jay and the Americans, Benny Golson, Jimmy Witherspoon, Jack McDuff, J.J. Jackson, George Benson, Ted Nugent and the British jazz-rock band If.
In 1970, he joined forces with UK club owner Stuart Lyon, to form Stuart Lyon Associates,a company which represented, among other groups, Aquila, J.J. Jackson's Dilemma, If and Curved Air. From the mid 1970s through the early 1980s, Futterman focused primarily on rock music. His production company was responsible for all Ted Nugent hit albums during that period. During that time he also became involved in residential real estate development and, by 2017, had been the developed or co-developer of over 1000 residential units in Manhattan and Los Angeles. Included in those developments were the 114 unit Opera Coops on the Upper West Side, and the 217 Unit Fifth on the Park condominiums. He is still active in LA Coastal development.
Also, from 1985 through the early 1990s, Futterman opened two critically acclaimed restaurants, Andiamo in the Lincoln Center area and L'Ostello in Vail, Colorado.
Cat Scratch Fever is the third studio album by American rock musician Ted Nugent. It was released on May 13, 1977, by Epic Records. Vocalist Derek St. Holmes, who had left the band during the recording of the album Free-for-All, had come back for touring in 1976 and was again the principal lead singer on this album.
Ted Nugent is the debut studio album by American hard rock musician Ted Nugent. The album was released in September 1975, by Epic Records. It was released after the disbanding of his former group The Amboy Dukes.
Weekend Warriors is the fourth studio album by American hard rock musician Ted Nugent. The album was released in September 1978, by Epic Records.
Live at Hammersmith '79 is a live album by Ted Nugent, consisting of a performance originally broadcast on the King Biscuit Flower Hour, recorded during the second set of a sold-out night at London's Hammersmith Odeon in 1979 and not released until 1997.
Scream Dream is the sixth studio album by American hard rock musician Ted Nugent. The album was released in June 1980 by Epic Records, and reached number 13 on the Billboard 200, becoming Nugent's most successful album in the US. It was his last studio album to feature drummer Cliff Davies.
State of Shock is the fifth solo studio album by American hard rock musician Ted Nugent. The album was released in May 1979, by Epic Records.
If was a British progressive rock and jazz rock band formed in 1969. In the period spanning 1970–75, they released eight studio-recorded albums and undertook 17 tours of Europe, the US and Canada.
Free-For-All is the second studio album by American hard rock musician Ted Nugent. The album was released in October 1976, by Epic Records. It was his first album to go platinum.
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.
Intensities in 10 Cities is the second live album by the American guitarist Ted Nugent, released in 1981 and consisting of ten songs recorded during the last ten dates of Nugent's 1980 tour. Nugent played 2 or 3 new songs every night on the tour, and told audiences he was recording them for possible inclusion in a new live album featuring all previously unreleased songs. None of the songs had appeared on any previous Ted Nugent album. Nugent explained at the time that about twenty previously unreleased songs were played at the beginning of the tour, and at the end the best ten were recorded live rather than in the studio later, because they were well-honed from months of performances and had the extra spark of a live setting. It was Ted Nugent's final album for Epic Records and the last album to feature drummer Cliff Davies.
Call of the Wild is the sixth and penultimate album by The Amboy Dukes, credited as "Ted Nugent & The Amboy Dukes". Recorded in the summer of 1973, it is the first of two albums released on Frank Zappa's DiscReet Records, followed by Tooth Fang & Claw, the band's final album, in 1974. In 1977, both albums were reissued by Warner Bros as the compilation Two Originals of... Ted Nugent.
Jerome Louis Jackson known as J.J. Jackson, is an American soul/R&B singer, songwriter, and arranger. His singing style is as a belter. Jackson best known for the song "But It's Alright", which he co-wrote with Pierre Tubbs. The song was released in 1966 and then re-released in 1969, to chart success on both occasions. The liner notes to his 1967 album, J.J. Jackson, on Calla Records, stated that he weighed 285 pounds.
Theodore Anthony Nugent is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and pro-gun political activist. Nugent initially gained fame as the lead guitarist of The Amboy Dukes, a band formed in 1963 that played psychedelic rock and hard rock. After dissolving The Amboy Dukes, he embarked on a solo career. Nugent is known for his Gibson Byrdland, his bluesy and frenzied guitar playing and his energetic live shows. Despite possessing a distinctive, wide ranging singing voice, Nugent recorded and toured with other singers during much of his early solo career, including Derek St. Holmes, Brian Howe, and Meat Loaf, only taking on full lead vocal duties later on. In the late 1980s and early 1990s, he was part of the supergroup Damn Yankees.
If 2 is the second release by the English Jazz rock band If. It was released in 1970 on the Island Records label in the UK and Capitol Records in the US.
Love Grenade is the 13th solo studio album by American rock and roll musician Ted Nugent. It was released on September 4, 2007. It was recorded at DRS Studios in Waco, Texas. Sales figures, however, have been low, with the album only selling 360,000 copies in its first week, landing it at No. 186 on the Billboard 200.
J.J. Jackson's Dilemma is the fourth album by J. J. Jackson and his second recorded in the UK.
Karen Borca is an American avant-garde jazz and free jazz bassoonist.
Clifford "Cliff" Davies was a British drummer, songwriter and producer.
"Wang Dang Sweet Poontang" is a hard rock song written and performed by Ted Nugent. It was first released in 1977 on the Epic album Cat Scratch Fever and as the B-side of the Epic single, Cat Scratch Fever. The song was produced by Lew Futterman and Cliff Davies. An extended live version of the song was released in 1978 on the Double Live Gonzo! album. The song has also been covered by various artists, including a 2020 cover by heavy metal supergroup BPMD.
...and proud of it! is the fifth and final album released by singer J.J. Jackson, and is also his third album recorded in the United Kingdom. The album was released by Perception Records in 1970.