Friday, August 27, 2010

THE GUESS WHO FAMILY TREE


THE RAVE-ONS (195? - 1959)
1) Allan Peter Stanley Kowbel (aka Chad Allan) vocals, rhythm guitar
2) Johnny Glowa guitar
3) Gordon Murison guitar
4) Ron Allardyce drums


ALLAN AND THE SILVERTONES #1 (1959)
1) Chad Allan
2) Johnny Glowa
3) Ralph Lavalley guitar or bass


ALLA AND THE SILVERTONES #2 (1959 - 1959 or 1960) / THE SILVERTONES #1 (1959 or 1960)
1) Chad Allan
2) Johnny Glowa
3) Brian 'Ducky' Donald drums
4) Carol Barnes vocals
5) Bob Ashley piano, organ,tambourine
6) Michael James 'Jim' Kale bass, vocals


THE SILVERTONES #2 (1959 or 1960 - 1961)
1) Chad Allan
2) Brian Donald
3) Carol Barnes
4) Bob Ashley
5) Jim Kale
6) Larry Wah guitar


THE SILVERTONES #3 (1961 - 1962)
1) Chad Allan
2) Bob Ashley
3) Jim Kale
4) Carol West vocals
5) Randolph Charles 'Randy' Bachman lead guitar, vocals, harmonica
6) Garry Dennis Peterson drums, sax


CHAD ALLAN AND THE REFLECTIONS (1962 - 1964) / CHAD ALLAN AND THE ORIGINAL REFLECTIONS (1964) / CHAD ALLAN AND THE EXPRESSIONS (1964 - 1965) / THE GUESS WHO #1 (1965 - DEC 1965)
1) Chad Allan
2) Bob Ashley
3) Jim Kale
4) Randy Bachman
5) Garry Peterson


THE GUESS WHO #2 (DEC 1965 - 1966)
1) Chad Allan
2) Jim Kale
3) Randy Bachman
4) Garry Peterson
5) Burton Lome Cummings vocals, keyboards


THE GUESS WHO #3 (1966)
1) Jim Kale
2) Randy Bachman
3) Garry Peterson
4) Burton Cummings
5) Bruce Decker guitar


THE GUESS WHO #4 (1966 - JUL 1970)
1) Jim Kale
2) Randy Bachman
3) Garry Peterson
4) Burton Cummings


THE GUESS WHO #5 (JUL 1970 - 1972)
1) Jim Kale
2) Garry Peterson
3) Burton Cummings
4) Kurt Winter guitar
5) Gregory 'Greg' Leskiw guitar


THE GUESS WHO #6 (1972)
1) Jim Kale
2) Garry Peterson
3) Burton Cummings
4) Kurt Winter
5) Donald C. 'Donnie' McDougall guitar


THE GUESS WHO #7 (1972 - 1974)
1) Garry Peterson
2) Burton Cummings
3) Kurt Winter
4) Donnie McDougall
5) Bill Wallace bass


THE GUESS WHO #8 (1974 - 1975)
1) Garry Peterson
2) Burton Cummings
3) Bill Wallace
4) Domenic Michael Antonio 'Dom' Troiano guitar


THE GUESS WHO #9 (1978 - 1979)
1) Donnie McDougall
2) Kurt Winter
3) Jim Kale
4) Vance Masters drums


THE GUESS WHO #10 (1979 - NOV 1980)
1) Jim Kale
2) Donnie McDougall
3) Vance Masters
4) Dave Inglis guitar


THE GUESS WHO #11 (1983 - ca. NOV 1983)
1) Jim Kale
2) Randy Bachman
3) Burton Cummings
4) Garry Peterson


THE GUESS WHO #12 (1990 - 1997)
1) Jim Kale
2) Garry Peterson
3) Dale Russell guitar
4) Leonard 'Lewsh' Shaw vocals, keyboards, sax, flute
5) Terry Hatty vocals, guitar


THE GUESS WHO #13 (1997 - AUG 7, 1999)
1) Jim Kale
2) Garry Peterson
3) Leonard Shaw
4) Dale Russell
5) Carl Dixon vocals. guitar


THE GUESS WHO #14 (AUG 8, 1999 - 2004)
1) Jim Kale
2) Garry Peterson
3) Randy Bachman
4) Burton Cummings


THE GUESS WHO #15 (2004 - PRESENT)
1) Jim Kale
2) Garry Peterson
3) Leonard Shaw
4) Derek Sharp lead vocals, guitar
5) Laurie MacKenzie vocals, guitar


TERRY KNIGHT AND THE PACK FAMILY TREE - SHOWS LIST


THE JAZZ MASTERS (1964 - 1965)
1) Donald George 'Donnie' Brewer vocals, drums
2) Bob 'Bobby' Caldwell vocals, organ, bells
3) Herman 'Herm' Jackson vocals, bass
4) Al Pippins vocals, guitar


TERRY KNIGHT AND THE PACK #1 (1965 - DEC 2?, 1965)
1) Donnie Brewer
2) Bobby Caldwell
3) Herm Jackson
4) Curt Johnson vocals, guitar
5) Richard Terrance Knapp (aka Terry Knight) lead vocals, piano, maracas, harmonica, tamburine, harpsicord


circa August 1965: 'Teen Town', Channel 9 TV Show, CKLW-TV Studios, Windsor, Ontario, Canada
The show was hosted by famous deejay Robin Seymour. The show was broadcasted not only in Canada but in Detroit (Michigan), Ohio and New York too.


August 21, 1965: Tanz Haus, Traverse City, MI with The Six Rolling Stones

August 27-28, 1965: Tanz Haus, Traverse City, MI 

October 30, 1965: 'Upbeat', WEWS-TV Show, Cleveland, OH with The Newbeats, Gene Dushon, The Three Degrees (broadcast date)

November 26, 1965: Cobo Arena, 301 Civic Center Drive, Detroit, MI with The Rolling Stones

December 10, 1965: Cobo Arena, 301 Civic Center Drive, Detroit, MI with The Dave Clark Five, MC-5, The Underdogs

December 12, 1965: IMA Auditorium, Flint, MI with The Yardbirds, Beau Brummels, The Strangeloves, The Jones Boys


TERRY KNIGHT AND THE PACK #2 (DEC 2?, 1965 - JUL 1966)
1) Donnie Brewer 
2) Bobby Caldwell
3) Curt Johnson
4) Terry Knight
5) Mark Frederick Farner vocals, bass


December 2?, 1965 - 1966: Riviera Terrace, Flint, MI
The band played there as house band.


March 5, 1966: Mother's, 223 East Ann Street, Ann Arbor, MI with MC-5, The Bossmen, The McCoys, Deon Jackson, The Rationals, The Underdogs, The Four Of Us, Bobby Rigg and The Cheveles, The New Colony Six 

April 5, 1966: Mother's, 223 East Ann Street, Ann Arbor, MI

April 16, 1966: 'Upbeat', WEWS-TV Show, Cleveland, OH with Julius LaRosa, Peter and Gordon, The Platters, Shadows of Knight, The Stairsteps, The Vogues (broadcast date)

April 23, 1966: 'Upbeat', WEWS-TV Show, Cleveland, OH with The Changing Times, The Critters, Dean Jackson, Peter & Gordon, Teddy and the Pandas, and Berry Young (broadcast date)

May 28, 1966: 'Upbeat', WEWS-TV Show, Cleveland, OH with Vic Dana, The Miracles, The Royalettes (broadcast date)

June 1966: Sugar Shack, Chillicothe, OH

June 3, 1966: Mother's, Ann Arbor, MI

July 2, 1966: 'Where The Action Is', ABC TV Show, unknown venue, Minneapolis, MN
The band was filmed for ABC-TV show 'Where The Action Is' while performing somewhere in Minneapolis. Their performance was broadcasted on September 23.


July 15, 1966: Mother's, 223 East Ann Street, Ann Arbor, MI with The Chosen Few


TERRY KNIGHT AND THE PACK #3 (aka #1) (JUL 1966 - JAN 1967)
1) Donnie Brewer
2) Bobby Caldwell
3) Terry Knight
4) Curt Johnson
5) Herm Jackson


July 21-23, 1966: La Cave, 10165 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH

July 23, 1966: 'Upbeat', WEWS-TV Show, Cleveland, OH with The Bossmen, Bobby Hebb, Tommy James, Dionne Warwick (broadcast date)

August 23, 1966: The Hideout #2, Clawson, MI with Bob Seger and The Last Heard

September 27, 1966: La Cave, 10165 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH

October 1, 1966: 'Upbeat', WEWS-TV Show, Cleveland, OH with Lesley Gore, J.J. Jackson, Keith, The Mugwumps, The Quadrangle, The Rationals, Shadows of Knight, and Jean-Paul Vignon (broadcast date)

October 2, 1966: Cobo Arena, Detroit, MI with ? and The Mysterians, The Capreez, The Left Banke, Jimmy Ruffin, The Rationals, Richard and The Young Lions, Ronnie & Robyn, Bob Seger and The Last Heard, The Shadows Of Knight, Del Shannon, The Temptations, The Vogues "ALSAC Charity Campaign - WKNR "Thank You!" Concert"

October 8, 1966: 'Upbeat', WEWS-TV Show, Cleveland, OH with Gene Pitney, The Good Times, The Blues Project, The Bossmen, The Hollies, Bob Seeger (broadcast date)

October 1966: 'Where The Action Is', ABC-TV Show, unknown venue, Sherman Oaks, CA
This is a recording date, the show was broadcasted on December 15.

November 5, 1966: Hippodrome, Cleveland, OH with The Happenings, The McCoys, The GTO's, Kicks Inc., The Rationals "WIXY 1260 Super Show"


November 19, 1966: Fifth Dimension, Ann Arbor, MI 


November 24-26, 1966: La Cave, Cleveland, OH 

Fall 1966: various gigs on Los Angeles's area with 'The Dick Clark Caravan Tour'

December 3, 1966: 'Upbeat', WEWS-TV Show, Cleveland, OH with The Arbors, Mitch Ryder and the Detroit Wheels, The Rebounds, Freddy Scott, The Vogues, Jackie Wilson (broadcast date)

December 4, 1966: Action House, Island Park, NY with The Fugs, Velvet Underground, Nico, Andy Warhol, Mothers of Invention, The Vangrats, The Left Banke, Brian Hyland, Lenny Welch, The Shangri-Las, The Ronettes, The Godz, The Seventh Sons "Freak-Out '66"
Terry Knight and The Pack was advertised but maybe they don't played.

unknown date, 1966: The Agora Club, Cleveland, OH

unknown date, 1966: The Mentor Hullabaloo, Cleveland,OH

unknown date, 1966: The Chagrin Armory, Cleveland, OH

unknown date, 1966: unknown venue, Chicago, IL

unknown date, 1966: unknown venue, New Yor City, NY


TERRY KNIGHT AND THE PACK #4 (JAN 1967 - MAR 1967)
1) Terry Knight
2) Donnie Brewer
3) Bobby Caldwell
4) Herm Jackson
5) Mark Farner vocals, guitar


January 26-28, 1967: La Cave, Cleveland, OH

February 11, 1967: 'Upbeat', WEWS-TV Show, Cleveland, OH with Johnny Nash (co-host), The Four Seasons, Gary and the Hornets, The Jive Five, The Magnificent Men, Nick Palmer, The Temptations, The Toys, The Unluv'd (broadcast date)

March 4, 1967: The Fifth Dimension, 216 West Huron Street, Ann Arbor, MI with The Talismen, The Rainy Days

March 10-11, 1967: Action City, Brooklyn, New York City, NY with Freddy Cannon (11) 

March 18, 1967: 'Clay Cole's Diskotek', WPIX Channel 11, unknown television studio, New York City, NY with The Temptations, The Critters, Frankie Randell (broadcast date) 


THE FABULOUS PACK #1 (MAR 1967 - SEPT 1967)
1) Donnie Brewer
2) Bobby Caldwell
3) Mark Farner lead vocals, rhythm guitar
4) Herm Jackson
5) Curt Johnson vocals, lead guitar


April 23, 1967: Memorial Auditorium, Canton, OH with The Beach Boys, Jim and Jean, The Buckinghams, The Chylds

April 24, 1967: Civic Theater, Akron, OH with The Beach Boys, Jim and Jean, The Buckinghams

May 27, 1967: Silverbell Hideout, Ckarkston, MI

July 22, 1967: 'Upbeat', WEWS-TV Show, Cleveland, OH with The Blues Magoos, Pat Cooper, The Bill Doggett Band, The Left Banke, The Mauds, The Rationals, Lou Rawls, The Symon Grace, The Tuesdays Blues (broadcast date)

August 26, 1967: 'Clay Cole's Diskotek', WPIX Channel 11, unknown television studio, New York City, NY with The Animals, Len Barry, The Cyrcle, The Glories (broadcast date)

September 2, 1967: 'Upbeat', WEWS-TV Show, Cleveland, OH with Bobbie Gentry, Ray Charles, The Happenings, The Next Five, The Triumphs (broadcast date)


THE FABULOUS PACK #2 (aka THE PACK #1) (SEPT 1967 - OCT 1967)
1) Donnie Brewer
2) Herm Jackson
3) Mark Farner
4) Curt Johnson
5) Al Shane vocals, keyboards


September 16, 1967: Grande Ballroom, Detroit, MI with Odds & Ends, Ashmollyan Quintet
The band was billed as 'The Pack' on the poster.

October 6-7, 1967: La Cave, Cleveland, OH
The band was billed as 'The Pack' on the club handbill. 

October 15, 1967: Cobo Hall, Detroit, MI with Scot Richard Case, Rationals, Thyme, Booker T and The MG's, Bob Seger, Detroit Vibrations, The 6-Pack, The Quinns, Day Breaks, Eddie Floyd, Pepper and the Shaker, Clara Thomas, Jerry Jay, Solo Sideyde "The ALSAC Show"


THE FABULOUS PACK #3 (aka THE PACK #2) (OCT 1967 - FEB 1968)
1) Donnie Brewer
2) Herm Jackson
3) Mark Farner
4) Al Shane
5) Kenny Rich vocals, lead guitar


December 29, 1967: Grande Ballroom, Detroit, MI with John Lee Hooker, Apostles
The band was billed as 'The Pack' on the poster.
 
January 6, 1968: Club Limberlost, 130 Army Road at Rochester Road, Leonard, MI with SRC
The band was billed as 'The Fabulous Pack' on the poster.


THE FABULOUS PACK #4 (FEB 1968 - MAR ?, 1968) / THE PACK #3 (MAR ?, 1968 - MAY 1968)
1) Donnie Brewer
2) Herm Jackson
3) Mark Farner
4) Curt Johnson
5) Craig Frost vocals, keyboards 


March 9, 1968: 'Upbeat', WEWS-TV Show, Cleveland, OH with Canned Heat, Blood, Sweat and Tears, The Blues Project, The American Breed, Bubble Gum Machine, Georgie Fame, The Four Freshmen, The Four Sonics, Bobby Goldsboro, Mortimer's Three Boys, The Racket Squad, The Short Kuts, The GTOs, Debbie Taylor, The Union Gap (broadcasting date)
The Pack played 'Let Me Stand Next To Your Fire'.

April 27, 1968: 'Upbeat', WEWS-TV Show, Cleveland, OH with The Delfonics, The Four Tops, Gene & Debbie, Human Beinz, The Irish Rovers, Peggy March, The Platters, The Temptations, Kim Weston (broadcasting date)
The band played 'Let Me Stand Next To Your Fire'.


THE PACK #4 (MAY 1968 - APR 1969)
1) Donnie Brewer
2) Mark Farner lead vocals, guitar
3) Craig Frost
4) Rod Lester bass


June 1968: The Birmingham Palladium, Birmingham, MI

October 19, 1968: Crazy Horse Club, Kalamazoo, MI

October 31, 1968: Grande Cleveland, Cleveland, OH

unknown date, 1968: The Beachcomber, Geneva, OH (unconfirmed)

January 4, 1969: Grande Ballroom, Detroit, MI with The Amboy Dukes, Dick Rabbit

April 5, 1969: Boston Arena, Boston, MA with Crazy World Of Arthur Brown, The Youngbloods, Ascension, Steppenwolf "Second Annual Boston Rock Festival" 


Thursday, August 26, 2010

THE AMBOY DUKES FAMILY TREE - SHOWS LIST

This story is the work of Bruno Ceriotti. Help in putting this together has been provided by Ted Nugent, K.J. Knight, Rob Grange, Danny Gore, Richard Brown, Greg Vick, Chazz Avery, Bill Ten Eyck, Bill Farmer, Steve Vear, Detroit Pete, Ivano Sortino, Rick Carr, Randy M. Foley, Alan Webber, Ron Clore, Charles Wagner, Serge Bellerose, Carlton Vose, Cyn, Ray, Rob Branigin, Kim Fox, Edward Dranginis, David Eckler, Ken McLatchie, Steve Hughey, The Concert Database, Ron Domilici, Roger Wilson, Western Herald, The Detroit News, Billboard, Cbrillow, Greg Bonaventura, Joe Kremp, Splatt Gallery, Ann Arbor Sun, Fifth Estate, and Colin Hill, to whom I'm most grateful.


THE ROYAL HIGH BOYS #1 (1960 - 1962)
1) Theodore Anthony 'Ted' Nugent lead guitar
2) Tom Noel drums


THE ROYAL HIGH BOYS #2 (1962)
1) Ted Nugent
2) Tom Noel
3) John Finley rhythm guitar


THE LOURDS #1 (1962 - 1964 or 1965)
1) Ted Nugent lead guitar
2) Tom Noel drums
3) John Finley rhythm guitar
4) Pete Primm bass
5) John Brake (aka John Drake) vocals


THE LOURDS #2 (1964 or 1965 (eight weeks only))
1) Ted Nugent
2) John Finley
3) Pete Primm
4) John Drake
5) Jim Butler drums


1964 or 1965: Benedectine High School, Detroit, MI

1964 or 1965: The Walled Lake Casino, 1903 Novi Road, near 13 Mile Road, Walled Lake, MI with Billy Lee and The Rivieras


THE LOURDS #3 (aka #1) (1964 or 1965 - SPRING 1965)
1) Ted Nugent
2) Tom Noel
3) John Finley
4) Pete Primm
5) John Drake


unknown date, 1965: Cobo Arena, Detroit, MI with The Supremes, Beau Brummels


THE AMBOY DUKES #1 (SPRING 1965 - 1966)
1) Ted Nugent lead guitar, vocals, percussion
2) Bob Lehnert vocals
3) Gary Hicks rhythm guitar
4) Dick Treat bass
5) Gale Uptadale drums


June 18-19, 1965: (back room) Nino's Pizza Hall, 2175 Cornell Road, Chicago, IL "Keg Party!" 

October 9, 1965: Gymnasium, Lake Park High School, Roselle, Chicago, IL "Homecoming Dance"

unknown date, 1965-1966: The Cellar, Arlington Heights, Chicago, IL

March 25-26, 1966: The Bat-Cave, 6684 North Oliphant, 1/2 block south of N.W. Highway, near Park Ridge, Chicago, IL "Opening"


THE AMBOY DUKES #2 (1966 - 1967)
1) Ted Nugent
2) Gary Hicks
3) Dick Treat
4) Gale Uptadale
5) John Drake vocals


unknown date, 1966-1967: The Cellar, Arlington Heights, Chicago, IL

July 16, 1967: The Chatterbox, Southfield Road, Allen Park, MI with The Scot Richard Case, Robin Seymour (MC) "afternoon show"


THE AMBOY DUKES #3 (1967 - APR 1968)
1) Ted Nugent
2) John Drake
3) Steve Farmer vocals, rhythm guitar
4) Dave Palmer drums
5) Rick Lober (aka Nervous Ned) keyboards
6) Bill 'Mom' White bass


September 22-23, 1967: Northland Mummp, inside a converted quonset hut outside the Northland Shpping Center, just north of 8 Mile Road, between Northwestern Hwy. & Greenfield Road, Southfield, MI with Frut Of The Loom (22), Jagged Edge (23)

October 27, 1967: Northland Mummp, inside a converted quonset hut outside the Northland Shpping Center, just north of 8 Mile Road, between Northwestern Hwy. & Greenfield Road, Southfield, MI with Bob Seger and The Last Herd, The Jagged Edge, The Southbound Freeway "Big Halloween Party"
The band was mis-pelled as 'An-boy Dukes' on the gig ad. 

November 3, 1967: The Hullabaloo, Clarkston, MI

November 22, 1967: Southfield High School, Southfield, MI with The Who, Unrelated Segments

December 2-3, 1967: The Fifth Dimension, 216 W. Huron, Ann Arbor, MI with The Mothers Of Invention, The Magic Veil Light Show

December 9, 1967: The Fifth Dimension, 216 W. Huron, Ann Arbor, MI with The Lost Generation

December 21, 1967: The Crow's Nest East, St. Clair Shores, MI "Opening Night!"

December 29-30, 1967: The Crow's Nest East, St. Clair Shores, MI with MC5, Up 

unknown date, 1968: unknown venue, St. Louis, MO

January 13, 1968: 'Upbeat', WEWS Channel 5, WUAB-TV Studios, Cleveland, OH with The 5th Dimension, Bobby Goldsboro, Jay and the Techniques, The Outsiders, The Last World, The Lemon Pipers, The Roman Numerals, The Silver Caboose, Betty Webb (broadcast date)

January 19, 1968: Grande Ballroom, Detroit, MI with Scot Richard Case, Apple Pie Motherhood
The Amboy Dukes was scheduled for the day 20 too, but was finally replaced by The Psychedelic Stooges.

January 19-21, 1968: Cobo Arena, Detroit, MI with Bob Seger System, The Talismen, SRC,  "Annual Autorama"

February 9, 1968: Discount Records, East Lansing, MI "In Store"

February 9, 1968: Mickey's Hideaway, East Lansing, MI 

February 24, 1968: Toledo Sports Arena, Toledo, OH with Vanilla Fudge (cancelled), The Frightened Trees, Soap

February 24, 1968: Silverbell Hideout, Auburn Hills, MI with Geyda

March 15, 1968: Daniel's Den, Saginaw, MI with The Gross National Product

March 30, 1968: 12th Floor Auditorium, J.L. Hudson Building (aka Hudson's) (Department Store and Addition), 1206 Woodward Avenue, downtown Detroit, Wayne County, MI with The Scot Richard Case, The Rationals, plus WKNR DJs: Scott Regen, J. Michael Wilson, Bob Harper "Action Age Seventeen" 

April 5-6, 1968: Boston Tea Party, Boston, MA with The Tangerine Zoo



THE AMBOY DUKES #4 (APR 1968 - SEPT 1968)
1) Ted Nugent
2) John Drake
3) Steve Farmer
4) Dave Palmer
5) Andy Solomon vocals, sax, keyboards
6) Greg Arama bass


April 26-28, 1968: Electric Factory, 2201 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA with Grateful Dead, Edison Electric Band, The Amazing Beymont

Summer 1968: Thee Image, Miami, FL with NRBQ, Fantasy

July 4, 1968: Pottawatamie beach, Saugatuck, MI with The Flock, The Rationals, The Thyme, MC5, The Up, The Früt of the Loom, The Finer Things, Girls Inc., The Tikis "Saugatuck Pop Festival" (The Amboy Dukes did not play due to rain)

July 16, 1968: The Boogie (formerly Old Roseville Hullabaloo), Common Road, one block west of Groesbeck Highway, Roseville, MI with Frut Of The Loom

July 24, 1968: Mother's, Romeo, MI with Frut Of The Loom 

July 27, 1968: Auditorium Theater, Chicago, IL with Tiny Tim, H.M. Royals, and others

July 29, 1968: parking lot, Oakland Mall, Troy, Detroit, MI with Bob Seger System, Third Power, Savage Grace, The Rationals "free open concert"

August 2, 1968: Geauga Lake Amusement Park, Bainbridge Township, Geauga County, OH with The Box Tops, Gene Pitney, Jay and The Techniques, 1910 Fruitgum Company, Peppermint Trolley Company "2nd Annual WIXY Appreciation Day" 

August 6, 1968: The Jaguar, St. Charles, IL with Aorta

August 17, 1968: 'Upbeat', WEWS Channel 5, WUAB-TV Studios, Cleveland, OH with Blue Cheer, Hank Ballard, Jerry Butler, Eternity's Children, The Flavor, The New Colony Six, The Ohio Express, The Sunshine Company (broadcast date)

August 17, 1968: Atlanta Municipal Auditorium, Atlanta, GA with Vanilla Fudge, The Jimi Hendrix Experience, Soft Machine, Eire Apparent 


THE AMBOY DUKES #5 (SEPT 1968 - ca. MAY 1969)
1) Ted Nugent
2) Steve Farmer
3) Dave Palmer
4) Andy Solomon
5) Greg Arama
6) Russell Edward Davidson (aka Rusty Day) vocals, harmonica, percussion


September 13-14, 1968: Fillmore East, New York City, NY with Blood, Sweat and Tears, Chambers Brothers

September 14, 1968: 'Upbeat', WEWS Channel 5, WUAB-TV Studios, Cleveland, OH with The Bellboys, The Grass Roots, The Mauds, The 1910 Fruit Gum Company, The Grass Roots, The Cherry People, and The Graduates, The Magnificent Men, The Tokens (broadcast date)

September 20-22, 1968: Grande Ballroom, Detroit, MI with McKenna Mendleson Mainline (20), MC-5 (21), Up (21), Rodney Knight (22), The Psychedelic Stooges (22)

September 27-28, 1968: Electric Factory, 2201 Arch Street, Philadelphia, PA with James Cotton Blues Band, Elizabeth

October 12, 1968: 'Upbeat', WEWS Channel 5, WUAB-TV Studios, Cleveland, OH with Marvin Gaye, Jay and the Techniques, Lemon Pipers, Paul Peterson, The Sunshine Company, The Blues Magoos, Little Eva, The Main Attraction, The McCoys, The Tokens, Brenton Wood (broadcast date)

November 1?, 1968: unknown club, Detroit, MI
Their future drummer K.J. Knight was in the audience that night.

November 15, 1968: The Hideout #3, Clawson, MI with The Underground Wall

November 16, 1968: The Silverbell Hideout, Auburn Hills, MI with Target, The Royal Coachmen

December 1, 1968: Rock Pile, Toronto, BC, Canada with Rockshow Of The Yeomen

December 7, 1968: Atlanta Municipal Auditorium, Atlanta, GA with Vanilla Fudge, Lights by Electric Collage

December 14, 1968: 'Upbeat', WEWS Channel 5, WUAB-TV Studios, Cleveland, OH with The American Breed, Gary Puckett and the Union Gap, Johnny Taylor, Joe Tex and His Band, Adam Wade, Al Caiola, The Sweet Inspirations (broadcast date)

December 14, 1968: Thee Image, Miami, FL

December 20-21, 1968: Kinetic Playground, 4812 N. Clark Street, Chicago, IL with New York Rock and Roll Ensemble, Charlie Musselwhite

January 3-4, 1969: Grande Ballroom, Detroit, MI with Up (3), The Pack (4), Dick Rabbit (4)

January 10, 1969: The Crow's Nest West, Dearborn, MI

January 11, 1969: The Crow's Nest East, St. Clair Shores, MI with Ashenperpol

January 25, 1969: Village Pub, Birmingham, MI with Phenomenon

Early 1969 (?): Auditorium, Adrian High School, Adrian, MI with SRC

February 7, 1969: The Hideout #3, Clawson, MI with Teegarden & Van Winkle

February 28, 1969: The Crow's Nest West, Dearborn, MI with The Attack

March 8, 1969: Fillmore East, New York City, NY with Vanilla Fudge, Sirocco, Lights by Pablo

March 16, 1969: The Crow's Nest East, St. Clair Shores, MI

March 22, 1969: The Silverbell Hideout, Clarkston, MI with Underground Wall, Wind

March 28, 1969: The Crow's Nest West, Dearborn, MI with The Tryle

March 29, 1969: The Crow's Nest East, St. Clair Shores, MI with Target

March 30, 1969: Ann Arbor Armory, Ann Arbor, MI with SRC, Commander Cody, Terry Tate Blues Band, The Up, plus five others "Benefit Trust Busters' Ball" 

April 4, 1969: The Hideout #3, Clawson, MI with The 3rd Power

April 5, 1969: The Silverbell Hideout, Clarkston, MI with Savage Grace, Poor Richard's Almanac

April 7, 1969: Stage B, Olympia Stadium, 5920 Grand River Avenue at McGraw Street, Detroit, MI with SRC, Frijid Pink, Unreleated Segments, Bob Seger System, Plain Brown Wrapper, Frost, Wilson Mower Pursuit, Ted Lucas, Red White & Blues Band, Third Power, H.P. and The Grass Roots Movement, UP, Savage Grace, Frut Of The Loom, Castle, Train, MC-5, Sweetwater "Detroit Pop Festival" 

April 8, 1969: Civic Auditorium (aka Welsh Auditorium), Grand Rapids, MI with Sweetwater, Castle, Frijid Pink, Frost, Frut Of The Loom, H.P. & The Grass Route Movement, Mandala, MC5, Plain Brown Wrapper, The Rationals, The Red, White & Blues Band, The Bob Seger System, SRC, The Third Power, The Train, The Unreleated Segments, The Up, Wilson Mower Pursuit "Grand Rapids Pop Festival"

April 9, 1969: Saginaw Auditorium, Saginaw, MI with MC5, SRC, Sweetwater (canceled), The Bob Seger System, The Rationals, The Frost, Frijid Pink "Saginaw Pop Festival"

April 12, 1969: Crazy Horse, 5845 South 12th Street (Old Colony Farm Road), Kalamazoo, MI "Dance Concert"

April 18, 1969: The Crow's Nest East, St. Clair Shores, MI with The Maxx

April 19, 1969: Hullabaloo Club, Toledo, OH

April 20, 1969: Grandmothers, East Lansing, MI

May 2, 1969: The Crow's Nest West, Dearborn, MI with Owen Love

May 10, 1969: Auditorium, Denby High School, Denby, MI with Frut Of The Loom

May 17, 1969: Ballroom, Edgewater Amusement Park, Edgewater, MI with Frost, The Ratinals, Frut Of The Loom 

May 18, 1969: West Park, Ann Arbor, MI with Up, Kraak, Candle, MC-5, The Stooges, Soul Remains, Diane Di Prima "Free Music Revival" (free outdoor concert) 

May 24, 1969: The Cellar, Arlington Heights, Chicago, IL with Cosmic Messengers

May 31, 1969: Michigan State Fairgrounds, Detroit, MI "First Annual Rock n' Roll Revival Festival"


THE AMBOY DUKES #6 (ca. MAY 1969 - JAN ?, 1970)
1) Ted Nugent
2) Dave Palmer
3) Andy Solomon
4) Greg Arama


June 1, 1969: Grandmother's, Lansing, MI with Octopuss

June 4-11, 1969: Ungano's, New York City, NY with John Braden

June 13-14, 1969: Action House, 50 Broadway, Island Park, Long Island, NY with Man

June 17, 1969: The Firehouse, Toledo, OH

June 21, 1969: The Silverbell (Hideout), Bald Mountain Road, Clarkston, MI with SRC

June 27-28, 1969: Eastown Theatre, Detroit, MI with Buddy Miles Express, Rush

July 4, 1969: Pottawatamie Beach, Saugatuck, MI with SRC, Procol Harum, MC5, Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker, Rotary Connection "2nd Annual Saugatuck Pop Festival"

July 8, 1969: Rainy Daze, Chesterfield, MO 

July 15, 1969: Georgian Terrace Hotel, Atlanta, GA with Sweet Younguns, Lights by Electric Collage Light Show

July 25, 1969: Kenwick-on-the-Lake, Brights Grove, ON, Canada

July 2?, 1969: Delta Community College, University Center, MI with MC5, The Bob Seger System, The Rationals, SRC, The Stooges, The Third Power, Wilson Mower Pursuit, The Up "Delta Pops Festival"

August 2, 1969: The Silverbell Hideout, Clarkston, MI with The Sunday Funnies

August 11, 1969: Garden City Park, Garden City, MI "Muscular Dystrophy Benefit"

August 15, 1969: Kenwick-on-the-Lake, Brights Grove, ON, Canada with MC5, The Pleasure Seekers, Mitch Ryder, Motherlode, Stooges, Rationals, Fruit of the Loom, Frigid Pink, The Tea, Whiskey Howl, Big Al’s Band, Scarborough Fair, Sound Spectrum, Jackie Graham Society

August 16, 1969: Wampler's Lake Pavilion, Walter J. Hayes State Park, Irish Hills, MI with The Sunday Funnies

August 17, 1969: Milan Speedway, Milan, MI with The Stooges, Savage Grace, The Up, MC5, Lyman Woodard Trio, The Gold Brothers, Wilson Mower Pursuit, Kraack, The Tate Blues Band "Michigan Music Supports The John Sinclair Defense Fund - Festival of Life" (cancelled)

August 17, 1969: Detroit Public Library front steps, Detroit, MI with Brownsville Station, Third Power, Mitch Ryder and The Detroit Wheels "WABX-FM Free Concert"

August 19, 1969: The Carrawee Ballroom, Flat Rock, MI with The Dutch Elm

August 22, 1969: Midland Fairgrounds, Midland, MI with Red White & Blues Band, Plain Brown Wrapper, Unrelated Segments, The Ones, Frijid Pink, Third Power, All The Lonely People, Rationals, plus The Ultra Light Show  "Mid-Michigan Pop Festival and Rock Concert"

August 23, 1969: Aquinas High School, Southgate, MI

September 14, 1969: Toledo Raceway Park, Toledo, OH with Pleasure Seekers (cancelled), MC5, SRC, The Turtles, Alice Cooper, The Ohio Power, Frost, Rationals, Savage Grace (cancelled), Rush, Frut, Life "Toledo Pop Festival"

September 26, 1969: Schoolcraft College, Livonia, MI with The Third Power

October 4, 1969: Lake Lansing Amusement Park, Lake Lansing, Haslett, Ingham County, MI with SRC, Jim Schwall, Woolies, Savage Grace, Sunay Funnies, Brownsville Station, Plain Brown Wrapper "Lake Lansing Pop & Blues Festival"

October 5, 1969: Sherwood Forest, Davison, MI with Bhang, Bob Seger System, The Stooges, Third Power "WTAC Pop Festival"

October 10, 1969: The Grande-Riviera, 9222 Grand River Avenue at Joy Road, Detroit, MI with SRC, Alice Cooper, Lights by Sonavision "Grand Opening" (cancelled)

October 12, 1969: The Grande-Riviera, 9222 Grand River Avenue at Joy Road, Detroit, MI with The Who, All The Lonely People, Lights by Sonavision

October 18, 1969: The Branch, Wyandotte, MI

October 24, 1969: Daniel's Den, Saginaw, MI

October 25, 1969: The Silverbell Hideout, Clarkston, MI with The Third Power

October 31, 1969: Olympia Stadium, Detroit, MI with Arthur Brown (cancelled), Dr. Tim Leary (cancelled), MC5 (cancelled), Bonzo Dog Band (cancelled), Coven (set censored), Pink Floyd (cancelled), Peter Hurkos (Mystic), Ralph Adams (Modern Houdini) (canceled), Plum Wine, Kim Fowley (cancelled), Alice Cooper (cancelled), Sky (cancdlled), Pluto, Ted Lucas, Frijid Pink, Früt, Satan (Himself) (cancelled), Teegarden & Van Winkle, Bob Seger (cancelled), All The Lonely People (cancelled), Pleasure Seekers (cancelled), Sweetwater (appeared although they weren't billed), SRC, Savage Grace (set aborted), The Frost (appeared but weren't permitted to play), The Stooges, Jerry Lubin (MC) "Black Magic & Rock n' Roll Festival (aka A Black Arts Festival)"
The Amboy Dukes appeared although they weren't permitted to play!

November 1, 1969: The Grande-Riviera, 9222 Grand River Avenue at Joy Road, Detroit, MI with SRC, Alice Cooper, Richmond, Dr. Tim Leary backed by Orange Crush, Coven, Lights by Sonavision 

November 5, 1969: Rainy Daze, 14100 Olive Street, Chesterfield, MO

November 11, 1969: Olympia Stadium, Detroit, MI with MC5, SRC, Parliaments with the Funkedelic, Frost, Mitch Ryder and The Detroit Wheels, Stooges, Savage Grace, Rationals, Third Power, Wilson Mower Pursuit, Frijid Pink, All The Lonely People, Oliver Twist, The Day and Night Dealers Blues Band, lights by The Magic Veil LIght Show "Day Of Peace"
The show was canceled as a result of the riots occured in this same venue during the rock n' roll festival of the previous October 31.

December 6, 1969: The Birmingham Palladium, Birmingham, MI with New Hope

December 27 or 28 or 29, 1969: Miami-Hollywood Speedway, Pembroke Pines, FL with Santana, Crow, Smith, Vanilla Fudge, Grateful Dead, Butterfield Blues Band, B.B. King, Hugh Masakela, Tony Joe White, Biff Rose, Canned Heat, Turtles, Motherlode, The Band, Johnny Winter, Cold Blood, Sweetwater "Miami Rock Festival - Last Rock Festival of the 60's"

Late 1969: Cobra Club, Highway 43, Hastings, MI

unknown date, 1969: Highland Lakes Campus, Oakland Community College, 7350 Cooley Lake Road, Waterford Township, MI with The US, The Frost, MC5, Plain Brown Wrapper and maybe a few other bands also


THE AMBOY DUKES #7 (JAN ?, 1970 - 1970)
1) Ted Nugent
2) Andy Solomon
3) Greg Arama
4) Kenneth Jay Mills (aka K.J. Knight) vocals, drums


January ?, 1970: unknown high school, Detroit, MI
The Amboy Dukes #7 first gig.

January 9-10, 1970: The Birmingham Palladium, Birmingham, MI

January 22, 1970: Electric Theatre, Toledo, OH

January 23-24, 1970: Eastown Theatre, Detroit, MI with Cold Blood, Steve Brooker
The band was billes as 'Ted Nugent and The Amboy Dukes'.

January 25, 1970: Grande Ballroom, Detroit, MI with SRC, Third Power, Brownsville Station, Frut, Frijid Pink (cancelled), Sun, Sunday Funnies, Ed Sanders (cancelled), speakers: Skip Taube and Genie Plamondon "Free John Sinclair and All Political Prisoners"

January 30-31, 1970: Ludlow Garage, 346 Ludlow Avenue, Cincinnati, OH with Commander Cody and His Lost Planet Airmen

February 1, 1970: 'The Show, TV Show with Dr. James Kavanaugh, John Borger, Donal Leace, Bob Walsh (host) (broadcast date)

February 14, 1970: Daniel's Den, Saginaw, MI

February 20, 1970: Eastown Theatre, Detroit, MI with Frost, Brownsville Station
The band was billed as 'Ted Nugent and The Amboy Dukes'.

February 21, 1970: Eastown Theatre, Detroit, MI
The band was billed as 'Ted Nugent and The Amboy Dukes'. 

February 22, 1970: Electric Circus, New York City, NY with Rhinoceros, Catfish, Holy Modal Rounders, Sweet Stavins Chain, Chelsea Beige, Smubbs, David Peel & The Lower East Side, Rabbi Feinberg, Dr. Stanley Krippner, Kno 3, Eddie Arrow "Right-A-Wrong! A Benefit for the Legalization of Marijuana"  

February 27, 1970: The Birmingham Palladium, Birmingham, MI with The Sunday Funnies

February 28, 1970: The Silverbell Hideout, Clarkston, MI

March 7, 1970: Kiel Auditorium, St. Louis, MO with Country Joe and The Fish, Steam, Rotary Connection, Chuck Berry, Blues Magoos, Stooges, Frijid Pink, Frost, Pleasure Seekers/Cradle, Touch, Merge, Pax, Aardvark, Spur, Jay Barry, Alvin Pivil, Stop, San Francisco Light Show "1st St. Louis Pop Festival"

March 20, 1970: Met Sports Center, Bloomington, MN with The Stooges, SRC, Litter, Brownsville Station, Canned Heat, Grand Funk Railroad, Buddy Miles, Sweetwater (canceled), Rotary Connection (canceled) "The Met Center Rock Festival (aka 1st Met Pop Festival)"

March 26, 1970: Cincinnati Gardens, Cincinnati, OH with Joe Cocker, Mountain, Savoy Brown, MC5, Frijid Pink, Pleasure Seekers, The Stooges, Brownsville Station, Cradle, Bitter Blood, Balderdash, Glass Wall, Whalefeathers, East Orange Express, Westfauster, San Francisco Light Show "Cincinnati Pop Festival"

March 28, 1970: Mount Holly, Holly, MI with Sonny Hugg

April 1970 (approximate date): Central Bucks High School West, 375 West Court Street, Doylestown, PA  

April 10-11, 1970: Old Fillmore, San Francisco, CA with Flamin' Groovies, Hot Tuna, Heavy Weather

April 13-16, 1970: Ungano's, New York City, NY

April 25, 1970: Pirate's World, Sheridan Street, Dania, FL

April 2? or May ?, 1970: unknown venue, West Palm Beach, FL (two-days shows)

May 1, 1970: Southfield High Gymnasium, Southfield High School, Southfield, MI with Red White and Blues Band, Virgin Dawn, All The Lonely People, Plain Brain Wrapper, Blues Train, 3rd Power "Pop Festival"

May 9, 1970: The Forum, Montreal, QC, Canada with Grand Funk Railroad

May 19-20, 1970: Beavers, Chicago, IL

May 20, 1970: Agora Ballroom, Columbus, OH with Glass Harp 

May 30, 1970: Dave Lewis's Farm, Heyworth, IL with Country Joe and The Fish, Paul Butterfield Blues Band, Devil's Kitchen, B.B. King, Canned Heat, REO Speedwagon, Joe Kelly Blues Band, Delaney & Bonnie & Friends and many others "Kickapoo Creek Outdoor Rock Concert - Incident at Kickapoo Creek"

May or June 1970: The Big Steele Ballroom, 635 South Main Street, Ann Arbor, MI

May 30 - June 1, 1970: Thunderbird Beach, 20 miles north-west of Baton Rouge, LA with Youngbloods, MC5, It's A Beautiful Day, John Lee Hooker, Chuck Berry, Bob Seger System, Brownsville Station, Buckinghams, Ides Of March, Mason Proffit, Alice Cooper "The Festival Of Man and Earth" 


THE AMBOY DUKES #8 (1970 - JAN 2?, 1971) / TED NUGENT AND THE AMBOY DUKES #1 (1970 - JAN 2?, 1971)
1) Ted Nugent
2) Andy Solomon
3) K.J. Knight
4) Rob Ruzga bass


June 12-13, 1970: Aragon Ballroom, Chicago, IL with Country Joe and The Fish, Shocking Blue, Pacific Gas & Electric, Ambergris

June 20, 1970: Gilligan's, Buffalo, NY

June 24, 1970: Sherwood Forest, Davison, MI with Alice Cooper, Bob Seger, MC-5, Rationals, Brownsville Station, Frijid Pink, Teegarden & Van Winkle, Dream Delight "Wild Wednesday - 12 groups in 12 hours - Twin Concert Stages" (outdoor show)

June 27, 1970: 200-acre site north of County Truck MM at the Portaghe-Waupaca county line, part of the property being in the town of Iola and part in the town of New Hope, Portage County, WI with Buffy Sainte-Marie, Spirit (canceled), Crow, Brownsville Station, Mason Profitt, and more "People's Fair" 

July 14, 1970: St. Petersburg Armory, St. Petersburg, FL 

July 24-25, 1970: Aragon Ballroom, Chicago, IL with Sweet Stavin' Chain, Poco, Spirit (cancelled)

July 24, 1970: Aragon Ballroom, Chicago, IL with Sha Na Na, Commander Cody and The New Lost Planet Airmen, Bob Rudnick (M.C.), plus film "Monterey Pop"

July 24-26, 1970: unknown venue, North Coventry Township, Chester County, PA with Eric Burdon & War, Stooges, Zephyr, Illusion, Catfish, Dragonwyck, Steeplechase, High Treason, Boomerang, Orpheus, Mitch Ryder, Cactus, Bloodrock, Alice Cooper, Bob Seger System, and others "The New Coast Music Festival"

July 31 and August 1, 1970: Eastown Theatre, Detroit, MI with Toe Fat, Rationals, Lights by Magic Veil Light Show
The band was billed as 'Ted Nugent and The Amboy Dukes'. The shows were recorded and later released on their album: 'Survival Of The Fittest' (1971).

August ?, 1970: unknown venue, Montreal, QC, Canada

August 8, 1970 Schenectady Aerodrome, Schenectady, NY

August 9, 1970: unknown venue, Atlantic City, NJ "2nd Annual Atlantic City Pop Festival"

August 10, 1970: Terrace Ballroom, Salt Lake City, UT with Golden Caulfield (filled in for Alice Cooper), Brownsville Station

August 12, 1970: Central State Fairgrounds, 800 San Francisco Street, Rapid City, Pennington County, South Dakota with Cradle, Crow, Alice Cooper, Frantic, Whitewing "Central States Rock Festival"

August 14, 1970: Boston College Stadium, Boston, MA

August 15, 1970: unknown venue, Commack, NY "Commack Pop Festival"

August 16, 1970: unknown venue, Houston, TX "Houston Pop Festival"

August 28-30, 1970: Big Country Ranch Resort, West Finley Township, Washington County, PA with SRC, Alice Cooper, Manitoba Hugger, Fuse, Tayles, Stooges, Bob Seger, MC5, Siegel-Schwall, 3rd Power, Brownsville Station, Tongue & Django "Spoon River Rock  Festival" (canceled)

August 30, 1970: Band Shell, West Park, Ann Arbor, MI with The Third Power "Ann Arbor Free Concert Series"

September 5-7, 1970: unknown venue, Highway 95 between Elgin and Bastrop, TX with MC5, Stooges, Ike & Tina Turner, James Cotton Blues Band, Jerry Lee Lewis, Chambers Brothers, Alice Cooper, Rare Earth, Eric Burdon & War, Smith, Bloodrock, Savoy Brown, Carolyn Hester, The Third Power, John Mayall, Freddie King, Flying Burrito Brothers, Jimmy Driftwood, Rotary Connection, Brownsville Station "1st Annual Central Texas Music Festival"

September 11, 1970: Palladium, Birmingham, MI with All The Lonely People, Shakey Jake

September 16-20, 1970: Whisky A' Go Go, Los Angeles, CA with Second Coming (canceled)

September 18-19, 1970: Action House, Long Island, NY with Savoy Brown (18)

September 20, 1970: Windosr Arena, Windsor, Ontario, Canada with SRC, Savage Grace, Iggy & The Stooges, Brownsville Station, Blues Train "Super Session"

October 10, 1970: State Theater, Toledo, OH with Blue Grass, Lothar Stuff

October 31, 1970: The Birmingham Palladium, Birmngham, MI with Everlon Nevermore, John Drake's Shakedown

November 13, 1970 (year is approximate): McMorran Arena, Port Huron, MI with Ormandy, Julia
The band was billed as 'Amboy Dukes Featuring Ted Nugent' on the flyer

November 22, 1970: Of Our Own, Houston, TX with Denim & Lorien

November 22, 1970: Frut Palace, Mount Clemens, MI

December 25-26, 1970: Pirate's World, Sheridan Street, Dania, FL with Fantasy

December 27, 1970: unknown venue, Jacksonville, FL

December 29, 1970: Municipal Auditorium, Atlanta, GA with MC5, Bob Seger System "Detroit I"

December 31, 1970: Grande Ballroom, Detroit, MI with MC-5 (with guest Bob Seger), SRC, Cradle, Jam Band, MC Dave Miller "New Years Eve"

January 10, 1971: Sherwood Forest, Richfield Road M15, Davison, MI with The Maxx

January 15-16, 1971: Eastown Theatre, Detroit, MI with Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band, Ry Cooder
The band was billed as 'Ted Nugent and The Amboy Dukes'.

January 22, 1971: Cobo Arena, Detroit, MI with Frut, Woodstock Band "19th Annual Autorama - Rockarama"


TED NUGENT AND THE AMBOY DUKES #2 (JAN 2?, 1971 - MAY 1971)
1) Ted Nugent
2) K.J. Knight
3) Rob Ruzga
4) Dave Gilbert vocals


January 30, 1971: unknown venue, St. Louis, MO

February 19, 1971: Toledo State Theatre, Toledo, OH with Virgin Dawn, Mass

February 26, 1971: CEGEP de Rosemont, Montreal, Quebec, Canada 

February 27, 1971: Cégep de Sainte-Foy, Québec City, QC, Canada with Dionysos

March 5, 1971: KRNT Rsdio Theatre, Des Moines, IA with River Jenny, Mason Proffit

March 6, 1971: The Birmingham Palladium, Birmingham, MI with Dada, The Tea

March 7, 1971: Sherwood Forest, Richfield Road M15, Davison, MI with Ormandy

March 12, 1971: Public Theater, East Dayton, OH (cancelled?)

March 12, 1971: Oelman Auditorium, Wright State University, Dayton, OH
The show was recorded by my buddy Richard Brown who was in the audience that night and now he posted some songs on youtube, check it out!.

March 31, 1971: unknown venue, Pittsburgh, PA with Brownsville Station

April 1, 1971: Atlanta Municipal Auditorium, 30 Courtland Street SE, Atlanta, GA with Brownsville Station, Alice Cooper "Detroit II"

April 2-3, 1971: Pirate's World, Sheridan Street, Dania, FL with Brownsville Station (cancelled?)

April 3-4, 1971: The Place, Miami, FL 

April ?, 1971: unknown venue, Baton Rouge, LO with Brownsville Station

April ?, 1971: unknown venue, Birmingham, AL with Brownsville Station

April ?, 1971: unknown venue, Tampa, FL with Brownsville Station

April ?, 1971: unknown venue, Jackson, MS with Brownsville Station

April ?, 1971: unknown venue, Memphis, TN with Brownsville Station

April ?, 1971: unknown venue, Little Rock, AR with Brownsville Station

April 8, 1971: Gym, Crestwood High School, Dearborn Heights, MI with Virgin Dawn

April 11, 1971: unknown venue, Orlando, FL with Bronwsville Station

April 21, 1971: Whisky A Go Go, Los Angeles, CA with Brownsville Station
The bands were both originally scheduled for April 21-25 but supposedly they actually played only the first day.

April 30, 1971: St. Louis Arena at the Annex, St. Louis, MO with Alice Cooper, Brownsville Station, Mike Quatro Jam Band

May 1, 1971: The Birmingham Palladium, Birmingham, MI with Heresy, Silver Hawk

May 2, 1971: Sherwood Forest, Richfield Road M15, Davison, MI with Virgin Dawn

May 4, 1971: unknown venue, St. Louis, MO

May 6, 1971: Town Hall, New York, NY

May 7, 1971: unknown venue, Roanoke, VA

May 8, 1971: unknown venue, Atlanta, GA

May 9, 1971: unknown venue, Weston Salem, NC


TED NUGENT AND THE AMBOY DUKES #3 (MAY 1971 - AUG 1971)
1) Ted Nugent
2) Bill White
3) Dave Gilbert
4) Keith Johnstone drums


May 14, 1971: unknown venue, Pittsburgh, PA

May 15, 1971: unknown venue, Springfield, IL (cancelled)

May 15, 1971: Gilligans, Buffalo, NY

May 16, 1971: Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Columbus, OH with Alice Cooper, Brownsville Station

May 20, 1971: unknown venue, Eau Claire, WI "festival"

May 21, 1971: Packard Music Hall, Warren, OH with Catfish 

May 22, 1971: unknown venue, Orlando, FL

May 29 or 30, 1971: Greer's Farm, southwest of Archer Road, Gainesville, FL with Lobo, Buoys, New York Rock & Roll Ensemble, Dion, Jerry Jeff Walker, Tom Paxton, Oliver, Free Agency, Mother's Milk, Mudcrutch, Tom Paxton, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Game, Hogtown Creek "Dusserah Music Festival"

June 11, 1971: unknown venue, unknown city, OH

June 11-20, 1971: Exhibition Hall, Alabama State Fairgrounds, Birmingham, AL with Alice Cooper, Mountain, Earth Wind & Fire, Gary Pucket and The Union Gap, and many more "Teen Scene '71 - Rock Fair"

June 18, 1971: Toledo Sports Arena, Toledo, OH with Alice Cooper, Brownsville Station

June 21, 1971: Fries Auditorium, Grosse Pointe Farms, MI with Mutzie

June 23, 1971: Sherwood Forest, Richfield Road M15, Davison, MI with SRC, Brownsville Station, Bob Seger, Teegarden & Van Winkle, Ormandy, Universe, The Maxx, The Rumor, The Whiz Kids, and more "Wild Wednesday '71 - The Michigan Monster" (outdoor show)

June 25, 1971: Cypress Pointe Plantation, Pointe Coupee Parish (near McCrea), LO with Stoneground, Bloodrock "The Celebration Of Life Festival"

July 4, 1971: Michigan State Fairgrounds, Detroit, MI with Black Sabbath, The Siegel-Schwall Band, Savage Grace, Alex Taylor, Brownsville Station "outdoor rock festival"

July 16-18, 1971: Cobo Hall, Detroit, MI with SRC, Bob Seger, Mutzie, Teagarden & Van Winkle, Sunday Funnies, Silverhawk, Catfish, Frut, Jam Band "1st Annual Summerama Rod & Custom Show (aka Summerama '71)' 

July 17, 1971:  Wampler's Lake Pavilion, Walter J. Hayes State Park, Highway 12, Irish Hills, Lenawee County, MI with Cookie, The Rumor

July 23-24, 1971: Eastown Theatre, Detroit, MI with Blue Scepter (formerly SRC), Glass Harp, The Frut

July 28, 1971: The Factory, St. Charles Theater, St. Louis, MO with The Mike Quatro Jam Band

August 3, 1971: Union Ballroom, University of Michigan campus, 503 Thompson Street, Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, MI with Up, Otis, Brownsville Station "Free John Now! - A Benefit for John Sinclair"

August 7, 1971: The Park, New Baltimore, OH with MC5, Brownsville Station, Bob Seger, Bob Catfish Hodge, Teegarden & Van Winkle, and others "Rock Show"
Supposedly Bill White, Dave Glbert and Keith Johnstone's last gig with The Amboy Dukes. 


TED NUGENT AND THE AMBOY DUKES #4 (AUG 1971 - JAN 1972)
1) Ted Nugent
2) Rob Grange vocals, bass, percussion
3) Joe Vitale drums
4) John 'Johnny' Angelos lead vocals, harmonica, percussion, acoustic guitar



August 22, 1971: Lucas County Recreation Center, 1800 Key Street, Maumee, OH with Alice Cooper, Brownsville Station, Bob Seger, teegarden & Van Winkle, Chuck Berry, LAW, Bob Catfish Hodge "Lake Milton Festival"  

August 25, 1971: The Dome, Virginia Beach, VA with James Gang

September 3, 1971: The Park, North Baltimore, OH with Parliament Funkadelic, Sweet Tain

September 11, 1971: in a tent, Université Laval, 2325 Rue de l'Université, Québec City, QC, Canada with Salt

September 17, 1971: Vanity Stadium, Detroit, MI

October 17, 1971: Sports Arena, Atlanta, GA with Chuck Berry, Sunday Funnies

November 26 or 27, 1971: Armadillo World Headquarters, Austin, TX (The Amboy Dukes cancelled and an unknown local duo filled in for them)

December 11, 1971: Centennial Secondary School, Windsor, Ontario, Canada with SRC, The Whiz Kids

December 17-18, 1971: Eastown Theatre, Detroit, MI with Dr. John, Flower Traveling Band (canceled)

December 18, 1971: Cinderella Ballroom, Detroit, MI with Dr. John 

December 21, 1971: Loew's Theatre, Providence, RI with MC5, Mitch Ryder, Teegarden & Van Winkle, Bob Seger System "Detroit I"

December 25, 1971: Curtis Hixon Convention Hall, Tampa, FL 

December 29, 1971: Gadsden Convention Hall, Gadsden, AL "Holiday Rock Spectacular"

unknown date, 1971: Highland Lakes Campus, Oakland Community College, 7350 Cooley Lake Road, Waterford Township, MI with Claudia Schmidt


TED NUGENT AND THE AMBOY DUKES #5 (JAN 1972 - JUN ?, 1972)
1) Ted Nugent
2) K.J. Knight
3) Rob Grange
4) Johnny Angelos


January 22, 1972: Cobo Arena, Detroit, MI with Brownsville Station "Annual Autorama"

February 27, 1972: The University of Alabama in Huntsville, Huntsville, AL

March 5, 1972: Lincoln Park Theatre, Lincoln Park, MI

March 17, 1972: Sherwood Forest, Richfield Road M15, Davison, MI with Hydramoss

April 29, 1972: Parkway Field, Louisville, KY with MC-5, Freddie King, Mitch Ryder

May 6, 1972: Warehouse, New Orleans, LO

May 11, 1972: Turner Hall, 926 Hampshire, Quincy, IL with Ilmo Smokehouse

May 20, 1972: Luther Williams Baseball Park, Central City Park Fairgrounds, Macon, GA with Brownsville Station, Eric Quincy Tate 


TED NUGENT AND THE AMBOY DUKES #6 (JUN ?, 1972 - OCT 1972)
1) Ted Nugent
2) Rob Grange
3) K.J. Knight
4) Danny Gore lead vocals, rhythm guitar


June 3-4, 1972: 1000 Acre Camping Fish Lake, near Fremont, IN with Bob Seger, SRC, Frijid Pink, Teegarden & Van Winkle, Pat Boone and His Jesus Five, Earthen Vessels, Danny Lee and The Sons Of God, Fred David Group, Lily Crosier, McCrarys, 1776, Whiz Kids "Festival"
Supposedly Danny Gore's debut gig with the band. 

June 7, 1972: Stamford High School, Stamford, CT with Brownsville Station "Benefit for multiple sclerosis research" (two shows, 7:30pm and 10:00pm)

unknown date, 1972: 'unknown title', TV Show, St. Louis, MO

unknown date, 1972: The Hollywood Sportatorium, Fort Lauderdale, FL with Ramatam

unknown date, 1972: unknown venue, Evanston, IL "outdoor music festival"

August 2, 1972: Sherwood Forest, Northeast corner of Richfield Road M15, Davison, MI with The Dogs, Guardian Angel, Ides of March, Raspberries, Sunday Funnies, The Wollies, Salamander, Limousine, Sonaura, and others "The Big One" 

August 18, 1972: Twin Lakes Ballroom, Twin Lakes, WI with Crank

August 21, 1972: Southland Dragways, Houma, LA with Paper Steamboat "Rock Concert Under the Stars"

September 2, 1972: Hollywood Sportatorium, Pembroke Pines, FL with Dr. Hook and The Medicine Show, Eric Quincy Tate Group, Ramatam

September 3, 1972: Curtis Hixon Hall, Tampa, FL with Dr. Hook and The Medicine Show, Eric Quincy Tate Group

September 3, 1972: Bull Island, White County, IN with Foghat, Rory Gallagher, Brownsville Station "Erie Canal Soda Pop Festival"

September 4, 1972: Lake Odessa Fairgrounds, I-96 west of Lansing, Lake Odessa exit, Lansing, MI with Quicksilver Messenger Service, Phlorescent Leech & Eddie, Bob Seger, Catfish, Teegarden & Van Winkle, Guardian Angel, Chip Stevens, and more "Crest One Rock & Roll"

September 17, 1972: Wisconsin International Raceway, Kaukauna, WI with Big Brother and The Holding Company (or Commander Cody), Brownsville Station, Bo Diddley, Luther Allison, Bang, TRUC, Eden Stone, and more "Wisconsin International Fall Festival" 

September 24, 1972: Lakeside at Sherwood Forest, Richfield Road M15, Davison, MI with Frijid Pink, SRC, Teegarden & Van Winkle, Limousine, Ricebird, Reggie Roberts & Hot Ice, Smack Dab, Rumor, and others "Super Sunday 72 (outdoor show)"

September 30, 1972: Grande Ballroom, Detroit, MI with MC5, The Mutants "Re-Opening of the Grande"

October 12, 1972: Fort Homer W. Hesterly Armory, Tampa, FL with John Lee Hooker, White Witch


TED NUGENT AND THE AMBOY DUKES #7 (OCT 1972 - EARLY 1974)
1) Ted Nugent (aka The Reverend Atrocious Theodocious, aka Theo)
2) Rob Grange
3) Vic Mastrianni vocals, drums
+
4) Andy Jesowski vocals (he played only as sessionmen on their album 'Call Of The Wind' in 1973)
5) Gabriel 'Gabe' Magno organ Hammond B-3, piano, synthesizer, flute (he played with the band as guest for only a few gigs possibly in 1974, and also as sessionmen on their album 'Call Of The Wind' in 1973)


October 29, 1972: Sherwood Forest, Davison, MI 

November 13-15, 1972: The Headrest, Atlanta, GA with Blackfoot

November 21-23, 1972: Hurlbut Ranch, Dripping Springs, TX with Freddie King, Bob Seger System, Brownsville Station, Captain Beefheart and His Magic Band (cancelled), Mitch Ryder, Trapeze, Foghat, Bo Diddley, Moody Blues (cancelled), Teegarden And Van Winkle, Mike Quatro Jam Band, Circus, Bo Diddley, B.B. King "A Concert At Gatlin Creek"

November 22, 1972: Kiel Auditorium, St. Louis, MO with Ten Years After, REO Speedwagon, Wild Turkey 

December 1, 1972: Asheville City Auditorium, Asheville, NC with The Bob Seger System, The Michael Quatro Jam Band

December 7, 1972: Florida Gymnasium, University of Florida campus, Gainesville, FL with Cactus, Ramatam 

December 17, 1972: Toledo Sports Arena, Toledo, OH with Brownsville Station, Detroit featuring Rusty Day (formerly with Cactus) "WTTO Radio Presents Rock & Roll"

December 29, 1972: Sherwood Forest, Richfield Road M15, Davison, MI with Smack Dab

December 30, 1972: Lincoln Park Theatre, Lincoln Park, MI 

January 20, 1973: Rome City Auditorium, Rome, GA with Brownsville Station

February 18, 1973: Downtown National Guard Armory, Jackonsville, FL with Lynyrd Skynyrd, Running Easy 

March 17, 1973: Memorial Hall, Kansas City, MO with REO Speedwagon, Tumble (canceled?), Brownsville Station (canceled?), Joe Walsh with Barnstorm

April 13, 1973: Aragon Ballroom, Chicago, IL with Hookfoot, Armadilla, plus the movie "Andy Warhol's Exploding Plastic Inevitable with The Velvet Underground"

April 21, 1973: Hemmens Auditorium, 45 Symphony Way, Elgin, IL with Sea Daddy

April 25, 1973: Grande Ballroom, Detroit, MI

June 1973 (?): UAW Fellowship Hall, 625 Plaza Drive, Fostoria, OH

July 2, 1973: El Mocambo Club, Toronto, ON, Canada

July 23, 1973: Aragon Ballroom, Chicago, IL with Leslie West's Wild West Show, Heartsfield

July 29, 1973: Fairyland Park, Kansas City, MO with REO Speedwagon, Dr. Hook, Joe Walsh, Bachman-Turner Overdrive, Chesmann Square "Carney Rock"

Summer 1973: Memorial Hall, Kansas City, KS with Bob Seger, Captain Beyond

August 1, 1973: Sherwood Forest, Davison, MI with Bob Seger, The Siegal-Schwall Band, Catfish with Bob Hodge, Justice Miles, Scott, Skin Deep, Nash, and others "The 3rd One - Wild Wednesday"

unknown date, 1973: Toledo Sports Arena, Toledo, OH

November 21, 1973: Miller Gymnasium, Kellogg Community College, Battle Creek, MI with The Whiz Kids

November 22, 1973: Michigan Palace, Detroit, MI with Mahogany Rush

December 13-14, 1973: Mother's Music Emporium, Nashville, TN



TED NUGENT AND THE AMBOY DUKES #8 (EARLY 1974 - SUMMER 1974)
1) Ted Nugent (aka The Reverend Atrocious Theodocious, aka Theo)
2) Rob Grange
3) Vic Mastrianni
4) Derek St. Holmes rhythm guitar, vocals


Early 1974: cafeteria, College of Lake County, Grayslake, IL

January 28, 1974: The Coliseum Theatre, Cleveland, OH

February 15, 1974: Decatur Armory, Decatur, IL with Cactus

March 17, 1974: Miller Gymnasium, Kellogg Community College, Battle Creek, MI with Cactus "Battle of the Guitars"

April 5, 1974: Michigan Palace, Detroit, MI with Cactus, Wayne Kramer "Battle of the Guitars"

April 6, 1974: Toledo Sports Arena, Toledo, OH with Wayne Kramer, The New Cactus Band

April 8, 1974: The Brewery, Lansing, MI

April 18-20, 1974: Richards, 931 Monroe Drive, Atlanta, GA
A soundboard recording of the April 19 show exist. 

April 21, 1974: Civic Center, Hammond, IN with The Bob Seger System, Wayne Kramer (cancelled), The New Cactus Featuring Mike Pinera

April 28, 1974: Warner Theatre Music Hall, Washington DC with ZZ Top

June 7, 1974: Indianapolis Convention Center, Indianapolis, IN with Cactus, Wayne Kramer "100% Boogie - Guitar Battle of the Century"

June 8, 1974: Rockford Boylan High School, Rockford, IL with Cactus, Wayne Kramer "Guitar Battle Of The Century!"

June 1974: Kilcawley Center, Youngstown State University campus, Youngstown, OH

June 23, 1974: memorial Stadium, Asheville, NC with Cactus featuring Mike Pinera, Bob Seger Birtha, Teen Angel, Chevy III "Outdoor Festival - Featuring: Guitar Battle of the Century"

July 19-21, 1974: Missouri State Fairgrounds, Sedalia, MO with Cactus, Joe Walsh and Barnstorm, The Eagles, The Souther Hillman Furay Band, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Marshall Tucker Band, Bachman-Turner Overdrive, Bob Seger And The Silver Bullet Band, The Ozark Mountain Daredevils, America, REO Speedwagon, Charlie Daniels Band, Jefferson Starship, The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, The Mahavishnu Orchestra, The Earl Scruggs Revue, Bill Quakerman, Fresh Start, Babe Ruth, Locomotiv GT, Aerosmith, Bruce Springsteen, Puzzle, Triphammer, Elvin Bishop & Leo Kottke "Ozark Music Festival"

August 3, 1974: Allen Park Civic Arena, Allen Park, MI with Mike Pinera's Cactus "Guitar Battle of the Century"

August 14, 1974: The Brewery, Lansing, MI

November 3, 1974: Tomorrow Club, Youngstown, OH with RMA 
The band was still advertised as 'Ted Nugent and The Amboy Dukes' but at that time they had already changed their name to the 'Ted Nugent Band' (also with a different line-up).

November 23, 1974: Toledo Sports Arena, Toledo, OH with Cactus, Bob Catfish Hodge
The band was still advertised as 'Ted Nugent and The Amboy Dukes' but at that time they had already changed their name to the 'Ted Nugent Band' (also with a different line-up).

December 16-21, 1974: Commodore Ballroom, Vancouver, BC, Canada
The band was still advertised as 'Ted Nugent and The Amboy Dukes' but at that time they had already change their name to the 'Ted Nugent Band' (also with a different line-up).

December 26-28, 1974: Richards, 931 Monroe Drive, Atlanta, GA (cancelled)
The band was still advertised as 'Ted Nugent and The Amboy Dukes' but at that time they had already change their name to the 'Ted Nugent Band' (also with a different line-up).

January 22, 1975: He & She, Milwaukee, WI
The band was still advertised as 'Ted Nugent and The Amboy Dukes' but at that time they had already change their name to the 'Ted Nugent Band' (also with a different line-up).


February 5-8, 1975: Alex Cooley's Electric Ballroom, Atlanta, GA with Sailcat (filled in for Honk)
The band was still advertised as 'Ted Nugent and The Amboy Dukes' but at that time they had already change their name to the 'Ted Nugent Band' (also with a different line-up).

March 31, 1975: Metro Ice Arena, Lansing, MI with Aerosmith, Rush
The band was still advertised as 'The Amboy Dukes' but at that time they had already change their name to the 'Ted Nugent Band' (also with a different line-up).

April 8, 1975: Finch Fieldhouse, Mount Pleasant, MI with Aerosmith
The band (who filled in for Baker-Gurvitz Army) was still advertised as 'Ted Nugent and The Amboy Dukes' but at that time they had already change their name to the 'Ted Nugent Band' (also with a different line-up).

April 13, 1975: Welsh Auditorium, Grand Rapids, MI with Status Quo, Blue Oyster Cult
The band was still advertised as 'Ted Nugent and The Amboy Dukes' but at that time they had already change their name to the 'Ted Nugent Band' (also with a different line-up).

May 10, 1975: Monmouth College, Monmouth, IL with B.T.O. Roadcrew
The band was still advertised as 'Ted Nugent and The Amboy Dukes' but at that time they had already change their name to the 'Ted Nugent Band' (also with a different line-up).


May 14, 1975: Texas Theatre, San Antonio, TX with Montrose
The band was still advertised as 'Ted Nugent and The Amboy Dukes' but at that time they had already change their name to the 'Ted Nugent Band' (also with a different line-up).

June 18-21, 1975: Alex Cooley's Electric Ballroom, Atlanta, GA with Strongbow (filled in for Les Variations, and Luther Allison)
The band was still advertised as 'Ted Nugent and The Amboy Dukes' but at that time they had already change their name to the 'Ted Nugent Band' (also with a different line-up).

September 15, 1975: Chances Are, Ann Arbor, MI with Mojo Boogie Band
The band was still advertised as 'Ted Nugent and The Amboy Dukes' but at that time they had already change their name to the 'Ted Nugent Band' (also with a different line-up).

October 31, 1975: Electric Ballroom, Dallas, TX with Gary Wright
The band was still advertised as 'Ted Nugent and The Amboy Dukes' but at that time they had already change their name to the 'Ted Nugent Band' (also with a different line-up).


THE AMBOY DUKES #9 (APR 17, 2009)
1) Ted Nugent
2) John Drake
3) Bill White
4) Steve Farmer
5) Andy Solomon
6) Rick Lober
7) Jim Butler drums


April 17, 2009: The Fillmore, 2115 Woodward Avenue, Detroit, MI "Detroit Music Awards"