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Alan Berry
#40 Angus Young (AC/DC) Interview 1996
15 minutes Posted Dec 8, 2020 at 9:01 pm.
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Show notes
In the interview, Young talks about:
- What it’s like to come back after a five-year layoff
- The ever-changing landscape of rock ‘n’ roll
- The key to AC/DC’s success
- How Bob Dylan compares to AC/DC
- Why AC/DC was considered a punk band in England
- One of his hobbies
- The making of the Ballbreaker album
- How AC/DC comes up with the setlist for concerts
- How the schoolboy outfit came to be
- His thoughts on Butt-head from Beavis and Butt-head wearing an AC/DC shirt
- His thoughts on the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
- Can we ever expect an AC/DC rock opera?
In this episode, we have the original problem child, AC/DC’s Angus Young. At the time of this interview in 1996, Young was 40 years old and was promoting AC/DC’s album Ballbreaker and their upcoming tour. In the interview, Young talks about how his schoolboy outfit came to be, the reason AC/DC took a five-year hiatus, Beavis and Butthead, and the key to all of AC/DC’s success.  

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