Double Live Gonzo!

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]

Double Live Gonzo!
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Live album by
ReleasedJanuary 1978
Recordedwith Reelsound, Haji Sound ("Stormtroopin'") and Fedco Audio Remote Recorders ("Stranglehold")
GenreHard rock, heavy metal
ProducerLew Futterman, Tom Werman
Ted Nugent chronology
Cat Scratch Fever
Double Live Gonzo!
Weekend Warriors
Singles from Double Live Gonzo!
  1. "Yank Me, Crank Me" (live) / "Cat Scratch Fever (live)"
    Released: 1978
Professional ratings
Review scores
AllMusic4.5/5 stars[1]
Classic Rock3/5 stars[2]
Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal8/10[3]
Rolling Stone(favorable)[4]

Track listingEdit

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


Band members
  • Lew Futterman, Tom Werman – producers
  • Ric Browde – assistant to the producers
  • Tim Geelan – engineer, mixing at CBS Studios, New York
  • Don Puluse – engineer
  • Chet Himes, Malcom Harper, Alex Kazanegas, Tom Arrison, Bob Dickson, Perry Cheatham – remote recorders personnel
  • Gerard Huerta – lettering
  • David Gahr – photography
  • John Berg, Paula Scher – design
  • Mark Wilder – digital remastering



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


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


Country Organization Year Sales
U.S. RIAA 1999 3× Platinum (3,000,000)[5]
Canada CRIA 1978 Gold (50,000)[12]


  1. ^ Rivadavia, Eduardo. "Ted Nugent - Double Live Gonzo! review". AllMusic. Retrieved 2011-12-16.
  2. ^ Dome, Malcolm (February 2005). "Double Live Gonzo". Classic Rock. No. 76. p. 109.
  3. ^ Popoff, Martin (October 2003). The Collector's Guide to Heavy Metal: Volume 1: The Seventies. Burlington, Ontario, Canada: Collector's Guide Publishing. p. 207. ISBN 978-1894959025.
  4. ^ Young, Charles M. (23 March 1978). "Album Reviews: Ted Nugent – Double Live Gonzo!". Rolling Stone. Archived from the original on 2008-03-15. Retrieved 2011-12-16.
  5. ^ a b "RIAA Database: Search for Ted Nugent". Recording Industry Association of America. Retrieved 2011-12-16.
  6. ^ "Top Albums/CDs - Volume 29, No. 4, April 22, 1978". Library and Archives Canada. 22 April 1978. Retrieved 2011-12-18.
  7. ^ "Ted Nugent Chart History: Billboard 200". Billboard. Retrieved October 8, 2018.
  8. ^ "Ted Nugent – Double Live Gonzo! (Album)". Media Control Charts. Retrieved 2011-12-17.
  9. ^ "Ted Nugent Official Charts". Official Charts Company. Retrieved October 8, 2018.
  10. ^ "Top Singles - Volume 29, No. 6, May 06, 1978". Library and Archives Canada. 6 May 1978. Retrieved 2011-12-18.
  11. ^ "Ted Nugent Chart History: Hot 100". Billboard. Retrieved October 8, 2018.
  12. ^ "Gold Platinum Database: Search for Ted Nugent". Music Canada. Retrieved 2011-12-16.