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Ted Nugent, then 17, formed the band when he moved to Chicago in the 60's. Nugent had heard of a Detroit Rolling Stones cover band called Amboy Dukes that had just broken up, and took the name for his new band. The Detroit Amboy Dukes had actually themselves stolen the name from a Brooklyn street gang of the same name (see Louis Buchalter). A book called The Amboy Dukes about gang lifestyle was also made. In interviews Ted Nugent said… read more

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  • Avatar for oldiesfanjohn
    Ted before Ted. Begat UncleTeddy.begat The Nuge
  • Avatar for GodofDeathMetal
    It's amazing that Ted Nugent was in this band and claims he never did drugs.
  • Avatar for GodofDeathMetal
    Incredible 60's rock 'n' roll!
  • Avatar for barkbox
    Why Is A Carrot More Orange Than An Orange? [2]
  • Avatar for iconan
    A pleasure that is renewed at every listening. psychedelic-heavy -rock . hari om .....
  • Avatar for ZiomOdpocznij
    read my article about THE AMBOY DUKES
  • Avatar for h4VARD
    Why Is A Carrot More Orange Than An Orange? :P
  • Avatar for jimmydonutuk
    I saw these at Walsall Town Hall in about 65-66!
  • Avatar for Z05O
    Can't believe that Ted Nugent is not a similar artist. :\
  • Avatar for jexhale
    Ted Nugent is a dick but this band is class

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