The popular musician Ted Nugent recently talked about some top names of the music industry- Eddie Van Halen, Brian May, and Sammy Hagar. Nugent went on to shed praise on them and stated that he considers himself as lucky for playing together with them.
Ted Nugent spoke highly of the musicians
Ted Nugent played in the past with Sammy Hagar, Eddie Van Halen, Queen legend Brian May, Meat Loaf, Brian Howe, and Charlie Huhn. Eddie Van Halen who is considered one of the best guitarists ever in rock history, left his mark on the rock world with the Van Halen band he founded with his brother. Sammy Hagar was a former member of the band as well.
Speaking his recent The Nightly Nuge YouTube stream, Ted Nugent did not hold back from praising Queen’s Brian May, Eddie Van Halen, ZZ Top, Journey, and more. It seemed that he had huge respect for them, as he showed off his respect over and over again.
“When you apply the higher level of awareness to musical creativity and musical appreciation, and when you get to have a band like the Damn Yankees where Tommy Shaw, Jack Blades, and Michael Cartellone are at your side,” Ted says.
“And you get on stage with REO Speedwagon, Cheap Trick, Heart, Journey, Foreigner, or ZZ Top. I’ve been able to get on stage with all these bands and play music.”
Ted Nugent then focused on playing alongside Brian May and Van Halen members, Sammy Hagar and Eddie Van Halen. Saying that he feels how lucky he is, Nugent added that he felt Chuck Berry and Little Richard influence whenever he played with them.
“I got on stage with Stevie Ray Vaughan, Brian May, Eddie Van Halen, and Sammy Hagar, his incredible band,” he added. “I’ve just been so lucky. I played with Steve Winwood one night in New York City in Little Speakeasy.