** Damn Yankees "Damn Yankees," Warner Bros.: Albums rated on a scale of one star (poor) to five (a classic).

Wherein hard rock's aging savage, Ted Nugent, trades in his loincloth for pinstripes, with ex-members of Styx and Night Ranger providing the corporate-pop gloss. For a recycling project, it has a few surprisingly zesty moments ("Coming of Age," "Piledriver"). Otherwise, Damn Yankees is a calculated, uninvolving hybrid of the Nuge's still-rampant hormones and the corporate boys' slick hooks.

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