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The title is a sexual play on words. The lyrics describe a cocktail ball, but there is obviously a double meaning.
AC/DC takes the music much more seriously than the lyrics to most of their songs. They often rattle off humorous lyrics so as not to be taken too seriously. Chuck Berry is a major influence on their lyrical style. He wrote many songs with highly suggestive lyrics, but presented them in a comical way so they did not seem offensive (see "My Ding-a-Ling
Radio stations sometimes play the song together with "Rocker" because it's right after this on the album and the song starts up right away. Radio DJs just let the next song play since both the songs are short. (thanks, Nick - Paramus, NJ)
An AC/DC tribute band from Norway and another from Texas are called Big Balls. (thanks, Brett - Edmonton, Canada)
Ville Valo of HIM
The lead singer for HIM shares some surprising insights about their songs, which he says can take years to complete.
As a 5-year-old, Brandi was writing lyrics to instrumental versions lullabies. She still puts her heart into her songs, including the one Elton John sings on.
Ozzy, Guns N' Roses, Judas Priest and even Michael Bolton show up in this Classic Metal quiz.