AC/DC Interview Today - Anybody Listen?

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    Brian Johnson and Angus Young were in, doesn't look like any cock talk:

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    Brian Johnson And Angus Young From AC/DC Visit. 11/19/14. 7:10am
    After the break they played some prank calls Sal and Richard made to a TV show and had their phone connection all screwed up. They also played ZZ Top's ''Legs'' as they were coming back.
    Howard came back and said that Brian Johnson and Angus Young from the band AC/DC were there. Howard said they're two great superstars. Howard said that it's great to see them. They came in and shook his hand. Howard said they shook it too hard.

    Howard said their music is sexy. He said it's the kind of music you put on when you're with a lady. Robin got a laugh out of that. Howard said it is sexy. Angus said they're very sexy. Brian concurred with him on that one.

    Howard said a lot of bands that have been around say it's not worth putting out an album now. He said the whole industry has changed. Howard asked if they ever thought about just touring and not putting out a new album. Angus said that they have fun making them and it was fun doing this one. Howard said they don't need to be doing it though. Brian said it was fun but Malcolm also had this awful condition. Howard said he's one of the best and he's suffering from Dementia. Howard said that makes him feel old. Brian said it can hit anyone. He said it's a stinking thing. Howard asked if he can play. Angus said he can but he's pretty ill. Howard asked when they noticed it happening. Angus said it happened last time they made an album. He said he was disoriented a lot. He said he used to be very organized.

    Howard asked if Malcolm didn't want to get help. Angus said he wanted help because he knew something was wrong. Brian said he knew what was happening and Malcolm said that they should just keep making music. He said that it was nothing dramatic. He said he just wanted to keep on making music. Howard asked if he just wanted them to continue on. Angus said he did. He said when he was first diagnosed they asked if he wanted to keep doing it. He said Malcolm said he wanted to keep doing it until he wasn't able to do it anymore.

    Howard said that a band like The Who goes on and they can go on as long as the two main guys are there. Howard asked if something happened to either one of them would they end it. Brian said he's forgetting about Cliff. He said he's a big part of it too.

    Howard asked if Bon Scott was the guy who wanted to get Brian in the band. Angus told Howard the story about how he saw Brian performing in another band and how impressed he was. He said that he saw him hitting really high notes and then rolling around on the floor. Angus said at the end of the night Brian had to go to the hospital because he had a case of appendicitis. That's why he was rolling on the floor.

    Howard said to find someone to sing in the band is a miracle. Angus said when he walked in the door he hadn't sung a note. He said they knew he was the guy straight away. Angus said that he was wearing that Andy Capp thing on his head at the time and they knew he was the guy.

    Howard asked Brian how he got the call. Brian said he got a call from someone with a heavy eastern European accent telling him that they were looking for him. He said he didn't want to go to London to sing with someone he had never heard of. He said that he was told that they would tell him the initials. He said it was AC/DC and she told him that she had said too much. He said when he heard that he said he would come down. He said he had to borrow gas money to get to London.

    Howard said the pressure of taking over a spot like that in a huge band must be a lot of pressure. Howard said the fans have to accept a new guy. He asked if people were booing him. Brian said they did a show in Belgium and he got on stage and he was kind of nervous. He said he remembers a sea of posters saying ''RIP Bon Scott'' and in the middle of that was one that said ''Long live Brian.'' He said it was a lovely gesture that settled him down. He said the boys just fired off after that.

    Howard asked if the first song he wrote was ''Hells Bells.'' Brian said he thinks it was ''You Shook Me All Night Long.'' Howard played some of that. Howard said that was a great collaboration with the new band. Brian said he felt kind of cocky after they finished it. He said he remembers hearing it and saying that it was the best rock and roll record he'd ever heard. Howard said it is a great song.

    Howard said that Steven Tyler performed the song at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction. He said that everyone accepted it and that must be when the band had gelled. Angus said that they had to go around and do a lot of touring around that.

    Howard asked who they were singing about tin that song. Angus said it was about Brian's cars. He said that when he sings about curves he's singing about girls. Howard asked if the motor is the vagina. Brian said it's how you take it.

    Howard said the band has been in the news a lot lately because their drummer was arrested for trying to hire someone to kill someone. Howard said that didn't shock him that much. Howard asked if they're close with their drummer. Howard said he wasn't at the listening party last night for the new album. Robin said maybe he can't travel.

    Howard asked what goes through their mind at first when they hear that story. Angus said he fell out of his bed. Howard said he works there at a radio station and if someone was accused of that he's not sure he'd want to work with them. Brian said he just hit the nail on the head. He said you have to be careful of speculation.

    Brian said that he was getting ready to fly home to the States when he heard the story. He said he saw this guy being dragged out of a car backwards. Howard said he knew that guy.

    Howard said once you have enough money you'd think that problems like that would go away. He said this guy is busy hiring hit men.

    Angus said when you're in a rock and roll band you move to the front and never look behind you. Howard asked if he's still in the band. Angus said they still have to resolve that. Robin asked if he was in the recording for this album. Angus said he was but it was tough to get him in there.

    Howard said that they said the charges have been dropped. Robin said one charge was dropped. Howard said if they fire him, do it gently. Robin said maybe they don't even tell him. Brian said that they may not have to fire him. He said the situation may take care of itself. He said there's nothing they can do about it. He said it's about criminal codes and juries. He said there's really nothing they can do.

    Howard asked if they're going to feel like they have to break up or just get a new drummer. Angus said they have had other drummers work with them and they have done fine. Howard said that it is a big shock when something like that happens though.

    Howard said Brian won't perform one song. He said that it was Bon Scott's signature song. He played some of the song and Brian said the fact is that he can't play the bagpipes. He said that's a big problem. Brian said he loves the song though. Brian said he'd love to give it shot though.

    Howard asked Angus about ''Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap'' and if he wrote that about his drummer. Angus laughed. He said it's a song for all rock drummers. Howard said that the sales have gone up since the drummer story came out. Brian said he heard that story. He said the sales for this song went up.

    Howard asked if the song lyrics came from a cartoon. Angus said they came from Beanie and Cecil. He said there's a scene in the cartoon where a guy hands a card to another character and it said ''Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap'' on it. Howard said that Angus loves cartoons. Angus said he grew up on that stuff and he still loves them.
     
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    cont:


    Howard played some of their song ''Whole Lotta Rosie'' and he heard that Bon Scott wrote it about some fat chick he was with. Angus said he did. He said that he described having sex with her and said that he was worried about burning his ass on the light bulb on the ceiling.

    Howard asked if Bon was into banging fat chicks. Angus said that this one was irresistible according to Bon. He said that he was walking in a red light district and this woman yelled out ''Bon Scott!'' and that's all it took.

    Howard said he has to clear some stuff up about ''For Those About to Rock (We Salute You).'' He asked about the cannons they shoot off during the song. Howard said that they were getting ready to fly home and they heard cannons going off during Prince Charles and Lady Di's wedding. Angus said they were doing a 21 gun salute. He said it was military like shooting. Angus said the lyrics were already there and they just added the cannons after hearing that.

    Howard asked if they go on tour and they tell people they have to fire off cannons and people look at them like they're nuts. Angus said that's pretty much it. Howard asked if Brian was almost lit on fire by the cannons. Brian said they have. He said he's seen Angus jump forward from getting burning embers on his back. Howard asked if he lost his hearing from that. Brian said that doesn't help. Howard asked if they suffer from hearing loss. Angus asked ''What was that Howard?'' Howard said back in the day no one thought of putting ear plugs in. Brian said he has hearing loss in his left ear. He said he actually lost his from racing a car without ear plugs in. He said he forgot to put the ear plugs in. Brian said he took his helmet off and he had burst his ear drum. He said that he has Tinitis in that ear.

    Howard said he has a question about Thunderstruck. Howard played some of the song and said that he heard he tapes some of the strings up. He asked what that means. Angus said that it muffs some of the strings that you don't want being heard. Howard asked if he's the one who invented that technique. Angus said his other brother George would just take the strings off. He said it's just to get a cleaner recording. He said you don't want the harmonics ringing through. He said it's just a recording thing.

    Howard said that it must be strange to go into a studio after playing live when you're learning. Angus said you do have to learn how to do it. He said it's a bit of experimentation too. He said they might have to do some tricks to figure stuff out.

    Howard said they must know a lot about producing an album and you'd think that bands would ask them for help. Angus said that he would pass along tips if they asked.

    Robin asked why George isn't in the band. Angus said he's older and he had already done some of that stuff. Howard asked about what Gene Simmons said about rock being dead. Angus said he thinks that Gene is dead. He said it's not dead. Brian said that's going a little far saying it's dead.

    Howard said it's great that they still love doing it. Howard said that brings them to the new album which is coming out December 2nd. The album is called ''Rock or Bust.'' Howard played one of the new tracks, ''Rock or Bust,'' from the album. Howard talked it up like he was at WNBC. Howard said it sounds good. Robin agreed. Howard let the song play for a short time.


    Howard said that the guys have refused to put their music on Spotify. Howard said that's a streaming service. Angus said it's not a bad thing. He said he hopes they're writing the check now. Howard said they would like to see more money out of it. Brian said he doesn't know much about it. Howard asked who makes that decision. Angus said he likes anything that gets their music out there. He said it's like Howard who is a jock and he has to do his thing and get paid. He said everyone gets paid. Howard let the song play a little longer and said that if you play it backward you can hear a guy in the background trying to hire a hitman. Angus said it may have been two.

    Robin asked Angus if he plays guitar every day. Angus said pretty much. He said his wife used to ask if it had to come to bed with them. Howard asked how old he was when he first picked one up. Angus said he was about 6. He said you hear something on the radio and you just want to pick it up and play. He said his brothers had guitars and you'd pick it up and play a few bars.

    Howard asked who Angus' guitar heroes were. He said that Hendrix was one. He never got to meet him but his sister did. Angus told Howard that he had a brother who worked with the Beatles when they were with Apple records. He said his nephew got to meet him too. He said that he was in Australia at the time. Howard said Hendrix was so good that Eric Clapton said he was going to give up after seeing him. Howard said that it just came easy to Hendrix. Angus said the guy just had everything. He said when he first heard Purple Haze it was a life changer.

    Howard said Hendrix was a good singer too but some people didn't think he could sing. Howard said he was getting into some weird Jazz stuff toward the end though.

    Howard asked who Brian liked. Brian said he liked Freddie Mercury. He said he likes Robert Plant too. Howard asked about Plant and why they think that he won't go on tour. Howard said poor Jimmy Page doesn't have a singer. Howard asked if they think he can't sing anymore. Brian said that he's a driven man and he wants to get away from that. He said he thinks that he likes to write new material and have new bands. He said it takes a lot of balls to turn that down. Angus said he thinks that he likes doing different styles now. Brian said you have to admire that in a way. Howard said that Angus must be happy that Brian isn't like that.

    Howard asked about Mick Jagger and Steven Tyler too. Howard said maybe if they don't interact a lot off stage that helps. Brian lives in Florida and gets away from it all for awhile. Howard said that their attitude is to just work out their own bullshit. Angus said they all sit down and chew the fat when they need to. He said it's a consensus.

    Howard said they're pretty humble but he'd say that they're in the top 5 or 10 rock bands of all time. Angus asked who the other 4 guys are. Howard asked if they feel that way. Angus said they don't. Brian said it's nice that people say that. Angus said they've survived a long time and the acceptance grows. Howard said they were sort of on the fringe for a while but now they're more accepted. Howard asked if they can take criticism. Angus said he likes that kind of stuff. He said they've been called everything. Howard asked if they laugh when they hear the Stones calling themselves the world's greatest rock band. Angus said it is pretty funny.

    Howard said he thinks they are delightful. He gave them a plug for their new album ''Rock or Bust'' and said they are going to be on tour and you can find out more about them on their web site ACDC.com.

    Howard said he knows there are a lot of young musicians listening. He asked if they have any advice. Brian said he'd like to say keep it honest but he's talking about the record business. Angus suggested ''Don't turn your back on your drummer.'' That got a laugh.

    Howard took a call from a guy who said he had a story to share. He said he was in the military when he was 19 and they were going into Iraq. He said he was scared shiftless at the time. He said they were moving in on the real Highway to Hell. He said one of the guys started playing ''Highway to Hell'' and it was all in slow motion as they were going in. Howard asked if the guy gets charged up hearing that song. The caller said it helped him. He said he got pumped up and they were playing other songs as well. Howard asked if he's saying that their songs won the war for them. The caller said they sort of did.

    Howard said that AC/DC's music was used to intimidate the enemy in Iraq. Howard said it intimidated them and that's what you want. Howard said that's impressive. Howard thanked the caller for the call and let him go.

    Howard gave the guys some more plugs and wrapped up the interview. They went to break and played a John the Stutterer clip and a Jeff the Drunk clip. They also played some prank calls Sal and Richard made to the Jonah Falcon show.
     
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    bon scott could not be reached for comment
     
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    I believe you have your answer...


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    No shit, Howard's 20 million listeners must all be at the bookstore buying Beth's book.
     
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    I listened wanting to hear about Phil Rudds troubles. Howard made no mention of all the hooker allegations and barely touched on the hitman subject. It seemed he couldnt wait to rush them out only to keep that bore Al Michaels on the air for what seemed like forever. #allin #pissingonfans #mypurpose
     
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    worst stern show ever!
     
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    I noticed the Michaels interview was significantly longer, I guess huge sports fan Howard couldn't wait for Michaels.
     
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    didn't listen to any interviews today.
     
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    They kidded about the hitman thing throughout the whole interview
     
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    "So Brian, when you wrote Dirty deeds done dirt cheap, were you thinking about anal sex? Seriously, you must be worth $100 million, right? Angus, how big is Brian's cock, like a beer can, right?"








    (Yes, I'm aware Brian was not in the band at the time of that song)
     
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    Every bookstore except the one Beth is appearing at.
     
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    It was pretty much the same AC/DC interview minus Artie, Howie actually said "fire" when they talked about for those about to rock, his tribute to Artie, I guess?
     
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    Haven't listened since August when my kid took my car with the Sirius to college. Won't buy the CD, but I am looking forward to the tour - haven't seen them since they opened for Journey in 1979. Gonna be a bunch of gray hair at that show.
     
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    Bing Crosby is in next week.
     
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    Lifelong AC/DC fan....listening to the interview now. Not learning anything new....

    I think I'd rather hear about Brian's life in Florida. Anything but what Howard is doing....
     
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    I'm a huge AC/DC fan. Those guys are a lot of fun. But Howard's interviews usually are so low energy and long, even I didn't try to listen.
     
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    Howard who?
     
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    Al was entertaining, told some funny stories but of course Howard was bulldozing over him every step of the way!
     
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