"Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap" is a song by the Australian hard rock band AC / DC, the title track of the 1976 album of the same name. According to the VH1 TV channel rating, the song took the 24th position in the list of "40 best metal songs" and 31st position in the list of the best songs in the style of hard rock. The hero of the song invites people who are experiencing certain kinds of problems, either call 36-22-36 (a real number in Australia), or go to his house, where (with the help of some dubious actions) they will be resolved. Clients mean dissolute high school principals, as well as unfaithful or frustrated second halves. The list of “dirty deals at a low cost” suggested in the text: “cement” shoes, cyanide poisoning, explosives, Colombian tie, contract murder, electric execution. Moreover, two of them are references to the names of previous AC / DC albums - T.N.T. and High Voltage. The expression “Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap” is taken from Angus's beloved children's cartoon “Beanie and Cecil” - one of the characters had a business card that read “Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap. Holidays, Sundays, and Special Rates. " In 1981, the couple Norman and Marilyn White filed a lawsuit against Atlantic Records with the justification that their phone number was voiced in the song.
File size: 3.84 MB
Song length: 4:10 min