AC/DC – Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap

Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap is a song by the Australian hard rock band AC/DC. It is inspired by a cartoon guitarist Angus Young watched as a child, Beany and Cecil, in which the villain, Dishonest John, had a business card that read “Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap, Holidays, Sundays, and Special Rates.”

It features a backing vocal consisting of a heavy breathing sound, made on the downbeat during verses. It also features the title in a spoken-word style at the end of the chorus; plus a scream at the end of the song. The full length recording (approximately 4:11) has the title of the song chanted four times starting at 3:09, but on the more common edited version (approximately 3:51) the chant is heard only twice.

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