AC/DC Releases Who Made Who—May 24, 1986
Posted 5/24/2013 12:00:00 AM

AC/DC Releases Who Made Who—May 24, 1986

 

Conversation Starters

  • Today marks the 27th anniversary of AC/DC’s “Who Made Who.” Is it your favorite AC/DC album?
  • 27 years ago, AC/DC released “Who Made Who.” What’s your favorite single off the record?
  • AC/DC released “Who Made Who” 27 years ago as the soundtrack to “Maximum Overdrive.” Did you see the film?

Fast Facts

  • US Release Date: May 24, 1986
  • LP Producer: Harry Vonda & George Young
  • The entire album is 37 minutes and 50 seconds in length
  • Major AC/DC fan Stephen King, in his first and only role as a film director, personally selected the band to make the soundtrack
  • Most of the songs on the soundtrack were written specifically for the movie soundtrack, but a few others were remixed from previous efforts, including past hits “You Shook Me All Night Long” and “Hells Bells”
  • The album has sold more than 5 million copies in the U.S., making it the band’s 4th highest-selling album after “Back to Black,” “Highway to Hell,” and “Dirty Deeds Done Dirt Cheap”
  • Who Made Who peaked number at #33 on the Billboard 200
  • The album’s title track “Who Made Who,” reached #23 on the Mainstream Rock chart
  • The movie features Easter eggs for AC/DC fans, like a van with an AC/DC logo and a guy saying “hells bells” in the film
  • The video for “Who Made Who” features a number of fans dressed up like AC/DC guitarist Angus Young, complete with his trademark cap and uniform from his Ashfield Boys High School days
  • The album is AC/DC’s first movie soundtrack. In 2010, some of their greatest hits were repackaged for the Iron Man 2 soundtrack, though no Who Made Who songs were included

Track Listing

  1. “Who Made Who”
  2. “You Shook Me All Night Long”
  3. “D.T”
  4. “Sink The Pink”
  5. “Ride On”
  6. “Hells Bells”
  7. “Shake Your Foundations”
  8. “Chase The Ace”
  9. “For Those About To Rock (We Salute You)”

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