Ted Nugent Sounds Off on Jann Wenner, Potential Rock Hall Nod
Ted Nugent sounded off on the Jann Wenner controversy via his livestream show The Nightly Nuge. As expected, Uncle Ted had a lot to say.
As transcribed by Blabbermouth, Nugent said, in part, in the September 18 episode of his show, ” … The music that touches our soul came from black heroes who had more soul because they had to get out of the curse of slavery and celebrate freedom musically. [But he was removed from the Rock Hall board] because of racist and misogynistic attacks that said that black and female artists are not articulate enough to reference in his book about rock and roll history, which is so clearly biased and so clearly racist and so clearly misogynistic.”
Wenner, of course, was a powerful figure within the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. Many artists, including Nugent, have accused Wenner of preventing them from being inducted. With Wenner removed from the Rock Hall Board, does The Nuge think he’ll be inducted?
He said on the September 19 episode of The Nightly Nuge (as transcribed by Blabbermouth), “So, whether I am ever in the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame now that the lying, misogynistic, racist Jann Wenner has been thrown off the board, and my good friend, quite honestly, an ultra-leftist, Tom Morello from the band Rage Against the Machine is on the board, some people have mentioned to me that they’re considering putting me in the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame.”
Nugent continued, “I don’t care. I don’t care that I’m not in it. I just wish Triumph, Grand Funk Railroad, so many killer rock and roll bands that somebody is giving the finger.”