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Back in Black had already sold over five million copies. Because of those numbers, Doug told me Dirty Deeds would Album) at least 2 million. God knows how many albums For Those About to Rock would have sold had Doug waited for that to come out.

The international release had significant variations from the original album. Rock in Peace " were jettisoned in favor of "Rocker" from the Australian album T. A promo-only singlewith " Show Business " as its B-sidewas released to radio stations in the US at the time.

These appearances included a live performance of the album's title track, as well Album) a music video for "Jailbreak". Two songs on the international album were edited from the full-length versions on the original Ya!

Ya! - Budd Johnson - "Ya! Ya!" (Vinyl album. The full-length "Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap" has the title of the song chanted four times, starting atbut on the edited version the chant is heard only twice. This means they trim off the Chuck Berry licks and title chanting to the end; however, both these full-length versions were restored on the Atco Records remastered CD of the international album.

The most recent CD edition by Epic Records goes back to the edited versions, as originally on the and international vinyl editions. The uncut versions of both songs were released on the box set Backtracks. On the original version of "Rocker", included on the Australian T. Conversely, all international editions of the "Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap" album have a slightly shorter version where the song fades out at before the cut.

Allmusic gives the album five out of five stars and proclaims "it captured the seething malevolence of Bon Scott The subject matter is standard-issue rock rebellion; Scott pauses only once to briefly contemplate the consequences of his night stalking in 'Ride On. They were later reverted to the shortened versions for Ya! Ya! - Budd Johnson - "Ya! Ya!" (Vinyl Epic remastered versions of the album with "Big Balls" remaining in its longer version.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. International cover, designed by Hipgnosis. ISBN Chicago Tribune. Let there be sound!

Let there be rock! Classic Rock Australia: Ebury. Australian Chart Book — InKent back-calculated chart positions for the period — Music Legends.

Archived from the original on 7 November Retrieved 6 May Retrieved 29 November Archived from the original on 13 May Retrieved 6 August Christgau's Record Guide: The '80s. Pantheon Books. ISBN X. Also Available Digitally:. His career has spanned more than sixty years, from playing for tips on the street to headlining major concert halls worldwide.

His sound is uniquely his--the gorgeous, warm tone, the driving rhythm, the amazing control, the guttural voice, and of course the trademark falsetto "whoop. Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee may well have appeared before more audiences, in more countries, than any other blues musicians. Sonny has made countless records, mostly with Brownie but also with other bluesmen like Leadbelly, Lightnin' Hopkins and Big Joe Williams, with folk singers like Woody Guthrie, even with a full-tilt rock band.

He's one of the most-recorded bluesmen ever, but he's never done an album quite like this one. Here's how Johnny Winter tells it-- "Back when the blues was being called folk music, Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee were some of the first people recorded, and they were one of the first country blues harp and guitar duets I heard. I loved them, but I always felt like Sonny was never quite in his element. Brownie's a great guitar player but he has that mellow, pretty Carolina style and Sonny's voice was always more raspy--it had a Ya!

Ya! - Budd Johnson - "Ya! Ya!" (Vinyl of the Mississippi Delta quality to it. So when Sonny asked me if I'd produce an album with him, I tried to make a record with a lot of Delta feel to it, like we Ya! Ya! - Budd Johnson - "Ya! Ya!" (Vinyl cut the record in Mississippi. That's why I played a lot of slide on it. We had to get just the right people to get that Delta sound--Willie Dixon because all of us had worked with Willie before, and Styve because he was Sonny's regular drummer at the time and knew how to follow Sonny's every move.

There's no getting Sonny to follow you--you got to follow him. The LP sets were discontinued about the end of in favor of CDs. We have seen LP sets as high as volume 40, and expect the LP volumes might exist as high as volume As far as we have seen, almost all the cover art for the LP and CD series are identical. Essentially the same information was contained in the CD booklets, which also folded out into a not-as-large sheet.

The two vinyl discs were housed in Time-Life anti-static poly- lined inner sleeves. Early issues in the series had many flaws, like wrong versions, mono instead of stereo, and many disc transfers. To their credit, Time-Life aggressively upgraded the sound when they found better sources, and eventually corrected many of the wrong versions, especially on CD. This resulted in re-mastered CD versions of the same volumes, usually indistinguishable from the earlier CD pressings unless one studied the matrix numbers remasters were indicated by "RE-1," "RE-2," etc.

Where we are aware of differences, we have tried to indicate these in the descriptions below. Since the entire series was available on CD, we have primarily listed the track lineups and the stereo content of the CD versions in the discography below, unless we know of significant differences in the LP and CD versions.

As an indication of just how great this series has been in sales, the sales pitch at far left was a direct- mail solicitation to sign up for the series in ! The series also had several spin-offs, like the Dick Clark offering shown at near left.


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