Ted Nugent - Weekend Warriors 12" VINYL LP ALBUM

  "Weekend Warriors" is an album by Ted Nugent. It was released in 1978, and was the first Ted Nugent album not to feature Derek St. Holmes until Nugent in 1982. Instead Charlie Huhn the new guitarist for Ted Nugent performed on the album and several other albums until Derek St. Holmes came back.

  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.


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Album Description: 

The lyrics of "Weekend Warriors" describe a group of individuals who work hard during the week and then let loose on the weekends. Nugent sings about the joys of getting together with friends, drinking, and partying. He also references his love of hunting and shooting, declaring that he is a "weekend warrior" who lives for the thrill of the hunt.

The song "Weekend Warriors" is a reflection of Ted Nugent's personality and values. He is a self-proclaimed "outdoorsman" who believes in the importance of individual freedom and self-reliance. The song's lyrics suggest that Nugent sees the weekend as a time to let loose and have fun, and he embraces this lifestyle wholeheartedly.

However, the song also reveals some of the darker aspects of Nugent's worldview. He sings about the thrill of the hunt and the joy of killing animals, which can be seen as glorifying violence and cruelty. Additionally, the song's emphasis on partying and drinking can be seen as promoting a potentially dangerous lifestyle.


Music Genre:

Hard Rock Music 

Collector's info:

Produced by Lew Futterman,Cliff Davies and Tom Werman for the Next City Corporation

  Tom Werman an American Music producer who has produced (during the 1980s) many hard rock, heavy metal, glam rock bands and in particular: Dokken, Junkyard, Motley Crue, Ted Nugent, Twisted Sister and many others.

Album Packaging:  Original custom inner sleeve with album details, and photos. 

Record Label Information:

EPIC EPC 83036 / AL 35551  

Media Format:

12" LP  

Year & Country:

1978 Made in Holland  

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Band Members and Musicians on: Ted Nugent - Weekend Warriors

  • Ted Nugent
  • Cliff Davies

      Cliff Davies Cliff Davies was a British drummer, producer, and songwriter who was active in the music industry from the 1970s to the 2000s. He was a member of the bands If, and The Nashville Teens, and worked with numerous other artists, including Ted Nugent, Frankie Miller, and Brian May. Davies also produced albums for a variety of artists, including The Stranglers, Kate Bush, and Toyah. He passed away in 2008.

  • Charlie Huhn
  • John Sauter
  • David Hull

Track Listing of: Ted Nugent - Weekend Warriors

  1. Tight Spots
  2. Weekend Warriors
  3. Need You Bad
  4. Smokescreen
  5. Cruisin
  6. Name your Poison
  7. Venom Soup
  8. Good Friends and a Bottle of Wine
  9. I Got The Feelin'
  10. One Woman

Ted Nugent: The Controversial Rock Icon of the 70s and 80s

TED NUGENT Band Information:

Ted Nugent, born Theodore Anthony Nugent on December 13, 1948, is an American rock musician, guitarist, and political activist. Nugent first gained fame as the lead guitarist of the band The Amboy Dukes in the late 1960s before launching a successful solo career in the 1970s and 1980s.

During the 1970s, Nugent emerged as one of the most popular and influential guitarists of his generation. His music was a mix of hard rock, blues, and psychedelic sounds that appealed to a wide range of audiences. He released a series of albums throughout the decade that showcased his virtuosic guitar playing and songwriting abilities.

One of Nugent's most successful albums of the 1970s was his 1975 release, "Ted Nugent." The album featured the hit singles "Stranglehold" and "Hey Baby," which helped to establish Nugent as a major force in rock music. "Stranglehold" in particular, with its extended guitar solo and infectious riff, became one of Nugent's signature songs and a staple of classic rock radio.

Nugent's live performances during this time were also legendary, with his high-energy shows and electrifying guitar solos captivating audiences across the country. He often performed shirtless, with his long hair and wild stage antics adding to his rock-star persona.

In addition to his music, Nugent also became known for his controversial political views during the 1970s. He was a vocal supporter of the Second Amendment and an advocate for hunting and conservation. He also spoke out against drug use and promoted a clean and healthy lifestyle.

Nugent's political views were reflected in his music as well, with many of his songs dealing with themes of freedom, individualism, and the American way of life. His 1977 album, "Cat Scratch Fever," featured the title track, which became another one of Nugent's signature songs. The album also included tracks like "Wang Dang Sweet Poontang" and "Live It Up," which showcased Nugent's raunchier side.

Despite his success during the 1970s, Nugent's popularity began to wane in the 1980s. The rise of MTV and the emergence of new wave and pop music made Nugent's brand of hard rock seem outdated. He released a string of albums throughout the decade, but they failed to recapture the commercial success of his earlier work.

In addition to his music, Nugent also became increasingly involved in politics during the 1980s. He was a vocal supporter of Ronald Reagan and the Republican Party and used his platform to promote conservative causes and ideals.

Despite his controversial views and declining popularity, Nugent remained a cultural icon during the 1980s. He continued to tour and perform, and his live shows remained popular with his hardcore fan base. He also continued to influence a new generation of guitarists, many of whom were inspired by his virtuosic playing and wild stage presence.