Cover art by Jeff Cummins
|Studio album by|
|Studio|| Criteria Studios, Miami, Florida,|
CBS Recording Studios, New York City
|Genre||Hard rock, heavy metal|
|Producer||Lew Futterman, Cliff Davies and Tom Werman|
|Ted Nugent chronology|
|Singles from Weekend Warriors|
|Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal||7/10|
Weekend Warriors is the fourth studio album by American hard rock musician Ted Nugent. The album was released in September 1978, by Epic Records.
It was the first Ted Nugent album not to feature Derek St. Holmes until Nugent in 1982. Instead, Charlie Huhn, the new guitarist for Nugent, performed on the album and several other albums until Holmes returned. Rob Grange left for good, citing the lack of credit for co-song writing and suspicions about Nugent's creative accounting, which was building his hunting dynasty instead of paying the band.
The front sleeve-art was by British artist Jeff Cummins and was originally commissioned by Oui magazine, to accompany an interview with Nugent. Nugent liked what he saw and the artwork was recommissioned by CBS, with additional work being carried out for use as the album sleeve.
All songs by Ted Nugent
|1.||"Need You Bad"||4:19|
|3.||"I Got the Feelin'"||3:05|
|9.||"Good Friends and a Bottle of Wine"||4:00|
|10.||"Name Your Poison"||4:30|
|1978||RPM100 Albums (Canada)||22|
|Billboard 200 (US)||24|
|1979||"Need You Bad"||RPM100 Top Singles (Canada)||82|
|Billboard Hot 100 (US)||84|
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